Title

A Framework of Supply Chain Management Literature

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-2001

Publication Title

European Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management

Publisher

Elsevier

Volume

7

Issue

1

First page number:

39

Last page number:

48

Abstract

Over the past decade, the traditional purchasing and logistics functions have evolved into a broader strategic approach to materials and distribution management known as supply chain management. This research reviews the literature base and development of supply chain management from two separate paths that eventually merged into the modern era of a holistic and strategic approach to operations, materials and logistics management. In addition, this article attempts to clearly describe supply chain management since the literature is replete with buzzwords that address elements or stages of this new management philosophy. This article also discusses various supply chain management strategies and the conditions conducive to supply chain management.

Keywords

Business logistics; Industrial procurement; Logistics; Physical distribution; Physical distribution of goods; Physical distribution of goods—Management; Purchasing; Supply chain management; Vendors and purchasers

Disciplines

Business | Operations and Supply Chain Management

Language

English

Permissions

Use Find in Your Library, contact the author, or interlibrary loan to garner a copy of the item. Publisher policy does not allow archiving the final published version. If a post-print (author's peer-reviewed manuscript) is allowed and available, or publisher policy changes, the item will be deposited.

Identifier

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0969-7012(00)00020-4

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