publication . Article . 2009

Supply Chain Management in Retail Industry

Ivana Plazibat; Sladana Brajevic;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Business Logistics in Modern Management, volume 9, pages 133-140
Companies attempt to change their ways of doing business to find out new approaches to customers. Internationalization and consolidation of retailing turned traditional retail industry upside down. Fast and efficient operational models and new technologies constantly challenge retailers. The term supply chain management (SCM) is relatively new in the literature, appearing first in 1982. Supply chain is a set of institutions that moves goods from the point of production to the point of consumption. Retailing is the last step in a supply chain. Successful managing of supply chain will achieve significant savings and increased customer satisfaction. Retailing is re...
free text keywords: supply chain management, retail industry, retailers, efficiency
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