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Internet Makes SCP All That It Can Be
The Internet is reshaping the supply chain planning marketplace. Several clear trends have emerged in recent years that capitalize on the possibilities for

it consultant magazine  vendors offer e-procurement capabilities, it is becoming increasingly important for them to distinguish their portals from competitors. We believe that SCP vendors are uniquely capable of doing this by providing value-added services that relate to procurement in fundamental ways. i2 Technologies is an excellent example of a SCP that is successfully bringing its considerable domain expertise in supply chain planning to enhance procurement over the Internet. User Impact: Users who want to cut their

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