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Compact case
Subject category: Entrepreneurship
Published by: Ivey Publishing
Originally published in: 2010
Version: 2010-08-17
Length: 4 pages
Data source: Generalised experience

Abstract

WoodSynergy Inc had become a midsize player in the fine woods supplier industry. The firm purchased stock woods from a number of producers and processed them to meet specific customer specifications. WoodSynergy had recently launched a number of IT-based supply chain management initiatives and was interested in assessing the current progress. The senior management at WoodSynergy had long felt that efficiency improvements to the firm''s supply chain could be made through increased information integration. This case introduces the student or student teams to the growing role of information technology in supply chain management.
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Abstract

WoodSynergy Inc had become a midsize player in the fine woods supplier industry. The firm purchased stock woods from a number of producers and processed them to meet specific customer specifications. WoodSynergy had recently launched a number of IT-based supply chain management initiatives and was interested in assessing the current progress. The senior management at WoodSynergy had long felt that efficiency improvements to the firm''s supply chain could be made through increased information integration. This case introduces the student or student teams to the growing role of information technology in supply chain management.

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Location:
Size:
Medium
Other setting(s):
2010

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