Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1109/MRA.2002.1019490
Title: The past, present, and future of supply-chain automation
Authors: Viswanadham, N. 
Issue Date: Jun-2002
Citation: Viswanadham, N. (2002-06). The past, present, and future of supply-chain automation. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine 9 (2) : 48-56. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1109/MRA.2002.1019490
Abstract: The trend nowadays is to automate intercompany and company-to-customer relationships, also called collaboration, using the Internet. Through this, it is possible to receive orders from a global customer and fulfill them automatically with minimal human intervention. The limiting factors, however, are the country infrastructure and the lack of trust between humans. This paper discusses the history of automation from the viewpoints of material-flow, information-flow, supervision and control, and relationship automation and identify future directions.
Source Title: IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/61518
ISSN: 10709932
DOI: 10.1109/MRA.2002.1019490
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