“Information Technology” With Special Reference Supply Chain Management
Col Subramanian1, Rajeesh2
1Dr. Col Subramanian R, Research Scholar, Department of International Business, School of Management, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Dr. Rajeesh, Assistant Professor, Department of International Business, School of Management, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 05 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 15 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 27 August 2019 | PP: 569-572 | Volume-8 Issue-2S4 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B11120782S419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1112.0782S419
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Abstract: Purpose:- The present study is descriptive and qualitative in nature aiming to bring out the application of information technology in supply chain management(SCM). Design / methodology / approach:- It is basically a qualitative study based on secondary data identified through review of literature from journals and books. Findings:- The study identified a positive relationship between IT supply chain applications and performance. As noted by Lummus and Vokurka (1999) and Childerhouse and Towill (2000), much of the benefit attributed towards adopting supply chain management (SCM) systems, centre around the ability of information systems to speed up decision-making; increase visibility of value chain enablers; manage customer expectations better; reduce process cost; and increase the level of control available to management. Originality / value:- This study provides insightful findings in understanding the application of IT in SCM. This article also explains the benefits derived due to the use of IT in SCM. In spite of the limitations of the research, the study identified the potential benefits gained by scm members.
Keywords: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Information Technology (IT) and Supply Chain Performance.
Scope of the Article: Disaster Management