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    1. How can internet-based technologies be used to automate the supply chain? How would it be used in a B2B and a B2C environment?

    2. discuss strategic opportunities for eCommerce enabled supply chains. What areas do they make operations more efficient?

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    1. How can internet-based technologies be used to automate the supply chain? How would it be used in a B2B and a B2C environment?

    Today many firms have moved aggressively to automate their sales, inventory and supply chains by integrating enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems such as SAP or Oracle or other custom built applications. B2B environments concern themselves primarily with supply chain management. These are portals that allow businesses to deal directly with their suppliers and distributors online. On the other hand B2C environments are intermediary portals to link customers to suppliers and focus on selling to the end user. There are companies and consulting firms that offer advanced solutions to meet critical aspects of accelerating the B2B and B2C marketplaces. For example web-based return management solutions can dramatically lower the cost of processing returns of both online and offline purchases by minimizing or eliminating manual ...

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