Many researchers have pointed out the importance of Supply Chain ( SC ) and
Before we discuss it, we need to know what it SC and SCM.
" Supply Chain is all the activities involved in delivering a product from raw materials through to the customer including sourcing raw materials and parts, manufacturing and assembly, warehousing and inventory tracking, order entry and order management, distribution across all channels, delivery to the customer and the information systems necessary to monitor all of the activities " ( Lummus and Vokurka, 1999 ). The function of SC might be said to the provision of goods/services required by customers and to provide appropriate form, time, place and quantity.
SCM is a integration concept of all the value-creating elements in the supply, manufacturing, and distribution process, from raw material extraction, through the transformation process, to end-user consumption. ( Basnet etal, 2003 ). Chandra ( 2002 ) also describes SCM is a way of...