SUPPLY CHAIN INTERFACES: DEFINING ATTRIBUTES AND ATTRIBUTE VALUES FOR COLLABORATIVE LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

Authors

  • Gunnar Stefansson Ph.D.,

    1. University of Iceland, Iceland & Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
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    • Gunnar Stefansson (Ph.D. Chalmers University of Technology) is an Associate Professor at the Dept. of Industrial Engineering at University of Iceland, and the Dept. of Technology Management and Economics at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Dr. Stefansson focuses on collaborative logistics management and management of information technology and has published in International Journal of Technology Management, European Journal of Operation Research, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, and Journal of Business Logistics.

  • Dawn M. Russell Ph.D.

    1. Pennsylvania State University
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    • Dawn M. Russell (Ph.D. Northwestern University) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Russell focuses on information management and collaboration in supply chains and has published in Transportation Journal, The International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, and Journal of Supply Chain Management.


Abstract

Managing supply chain interfaces, where information or physical goods are exchanged between one trading partner and another, is a key component of collaborative logistics management (CLM). Identifying the interfaces on which to focus, and describing the attributes and attribute values of these interfaces, fosters effective CLM arrangements.

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