Collaboration in Supply Chain Management: What It Is and How to Use It? (An international review)

Irfan Haider


This paper tries to explain the concept of collaboration in supply chain management. Significant insight about supply chain management and collaborative practices are provided in this paper along with potential benefits. Decision options for managers regarding collaboration in supply chain management are decorated. Considerable work is done to review vertical and horizontal collaboration in SC. This study also provides frame work for collaborative practices along with relative partners in supply chain management.


Collaboration, Supply Chain Management, concept of collaboration, options for managers

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Attaran, M. and Attaran, S. (2007), “Collaborative supply chain management: Business process management journal, Vol.13 No.3, p.390-404.

Barratt, M., & Oliveira, A. 2001. Supply Chain Collaboration: Exploring the Early Initiatives – Part One. Supply Chain Practice, 3(4): 34 – 43.

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