Information Technology (IT) and its use in organizations and across the supply chain has become a determinant of competitive advantage for many corporations. This paper focuses the usage of IT tools for Supply Chain Management (SCM). It also highlights the contribution of IT in helping to restructure the entire distribution set up to achieve higher service levels and lower inventory and lower supply chain costs.
Prashant R. Nair, Raju, V., and Anbuudayashankar, S. P., “Overview of Information Technology Tools for Supply Chain Management”, CSI Communications, vol. 33, no. 9, pp. 20 - 27, 2009.