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The “boundary phenomenon” in supply chain management

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3 Author(s)
Lu, Q. ; Dept. of MSIS, Auckland Univ., New Zealand ; Maani, K. ; Byrne, S.

Some boundary phenomena (or, boundary issues) in supply chain management are analysed based on a conceptual framework constructed from a cross-disciplinary study on the nature of boundary. Examples discussed are buffer stock, safety stock, cross-docking operation, customer order de-coupling point (CODP) and transaction data conversion system (TDCS)

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Management of Innovation and Technology, 2000. ICMIT 2000. Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:2 )

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2000