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E-Business Websites Draft Paper - Section 2: Supply Chain

Draft 1 page that describes the supply chain for CarsDirect.com when in a "brick and mortar" environment.

Explain how the supply chain was modified from "brick and mortar" by the website.

Include a table that contains a summary of the website describing how the supply chain was modified from "brick and mortar" website.

Put references in paper, please.

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Please find the Brick and Mortar for CarsDirect.Com in the attached file.


Brick and Mortar for CarsDirect.Com

Brick and Mortar Environment
Bricks and Mortar is a business framework by which a company incorporates both offline (bricks) and on-line (mortar) bearings (Steinfield, Adelaar & Lai, 2008). CarsDirect.com is an online business firm, which supplies the product to the consumers by using the internet and online marketing. Under the environment of brick and mortar, the CarsDirects.com permits the user to order on-line, and receive their order instantly at a local shop, which the user finds out using locator software (Tulenko, 2000). In the near store the consumer can verify their cars. Different problem faced by CarsDirect.com in supply chain in brick and mortar environment are as follow:
 Warehouse is one of the specific areas and function where most of the problems related to the supply chain occurs (Boone & Kurtz, 2006).
 Improper flow of material is also one of the important problems for the company (Taylor, 1996).
 A large number of distribution ...

Solution Summary

The expert examines the e-business websites using CarsDirect.com.