The State of EDI Usage in the Motor Carrier Industry
Johnson, Deborah A., Allen, Benjamin J., Crum, Michael R., Journal of Business Logistics
The management of information has become increasingly important to the transportation industry since deregulation. The survival of transportation firms may depend on how well management utilizes technology in developing information systems and in connecting these systems to their internal and external environments. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is one form of technology that is gaining currency within the transportation industry. EDI is the computer-to-computer exchange of business applications between firms using strictly standardized formats.
The growing popularity of EDI is illustrated by the fact that in 1987 a survey conducted by the American Trucking Association's …
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Publication information: Article title: The State of EDI Usage in the Motor Carrier Industry. Contributors: Johnson, Deborah A. - Author, Allen, Benjamin J. - Author, Crum, Michael R. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Business Logistics. Volume: 13. Issue: 2 Publication date: January 1, 1992. Page number: 43+. © Council of Logistics Management 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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