Are Indians ready to adopt online supply chain management? Online publication date: Tue, 21-Oct-2014
by V.R. Salkute, S.R. Kolhe
International Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing (IJEMR), Vol. 4, No. 1, 2011
Abstract: E-commerce is the enabler of supply chain management (SCM). Indian industry is not using e-commerce tools for SCM to a great extent. The objective of this exploratory study is to understand the determinants of development of e-commerce in SCM within Indian industry and to test the value of supply chain functionalities and organisation strategies in explaining e-commerce development. The result confirmed with the literature that e-commerce functionalities and organisation functionalities influence the e-commerce development level. The study also showed that one of the factors of supply chain functionalities, SCM coordination level was significantly related to the e-commerce development level. Besides, e-commerce also facilitates e-bidding for sourcing decisions in SCM. Using the internet, reverse e-auctions allow suppliers to compete dynamically in real time for buyer's business. The buying organisations who have adopted reverse e-auctions and those not used e-auctions for sourcing decisions are also differentiated in this paper.
Online publication date: Tue, 21-Oct-2014
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