Accession Number : ADA326708

Title :   Supply Chain Management: A Case Study of Using EDI and Bar Code Information Technology.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF LOGISTICS AND ACQUIS ITION MANAGEMENT

Personal Author(s) : Wu, Wei-Ya

PDF Url : ADA326708

Report Date : 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 83

Abstract : This research addresses the impact of various practices in supply chain management with EDI and barcoding information technology. While EDI represents the state of art in business forms exchange, bar code represents the state of the art in data collection. Together, these two business solutions, targeted at purchasing, receiving and shipping systems, allow everyone to operate more efficiently and profitably, while reacting more quickly and providing the best customer service available. A case study which examines the effects of EDI and Electronic Order System (EOS) technology at Kang Kuo Company in Republic of China (ROC) is presented. This case study of the Kang Kuo Company provides insights into the use of information technologies through the supply chain in a Taiwan company. By implementing EDI, Barcoding, POS, EOS systems, the Kang Kuo Company has embraced the supply chain management and Quick Response strategies to boost their competitiveness, productivity, and profitability.

Descriptors :   *LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, *DATA ACQUISITION, *BAR CODES, COMMERCE, DATA MANAGEMENT, INFORMATION EXCHANGE, STATE OF THE ART, ELECTRONIC SCANNERS, THESES, CASE STUDIES, PRODUCTIVITY, INVENTORY CONTROL, MILITARY PROCUREMENT, MACHINE CODING, SHIPPING.

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE