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Cloud structures in provide Chains explores the hazards which can face offer chain organizations if their implementation of cloud structures isn't really conscientiously controlled or if no longer safely chosen and supported. This quantity aids provide chain companies in making sure that their cloud process actions are situated to help and maintain their aggressive advantages.

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2005). The actual software systems used to support business processes, related to the supply chain, are existing software solutions, which address only individual SCM activities, such as warehouse management systems (WMS), transportation management systems (TMS), etc. These systems need to be aligned and interconnected by using different forms of middleware, Web services, etc. (Verwijmeren, 2004). 1). 1, the supply chain structure presupposes an unequal status of individual participants, with the concentration on “focal points,” that is, the most powerful companies within a supply chain.

8 Information sharing Information sharing has emerged as a key ingredient to strengthen the competitiveness of SCM, and the coordination of activities between the various chain entities. Even in a well-organized supply chain, low efficiency could occur owing to the lack of information sharing. However, it is widely accepted that some members of the chain do not like to share information with others. This kind of problem could be counterproductive as predictions of customers’ Cloud Systems in Supply–Demand Chains 17 demand may be inaccurate.

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