Paper info: CHANNEL SEPARATION - As a basis for Supply Chain Management and Networking
CHANNEL SEPARATION - As a basis for Supply Chain Management and Networking
Place of Publication
The paper was published at the 16th IMP-conference in Bath, U.K in 2000.
This paper focuses on a vision of what will occur in business environment and channels whennetworks and supply chains turn in more efficient structures. Some essential questions are:Firstly, which channels are most important from supply chain management's perspective.Secondly, how channels covering structures from raw materials to end users, are formed inthe future. Thirdly, what are the consequences to networks. In order to answer thesequestions, channel separation is introduced as a tool for analyzing networking and supplychain management. Channel separation with four separated channels is discussed in moredetail.