Analysis Of Amazon Robotics ( Kiva Systems ) And Cloud Computing Technology

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Introduction:
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This report will investigate some of the major technologies in Supply Chain management, which significantly impacted the fulfillment and delivery of an organization. The report will also look specifically at Amazon robotics (Kiva Systems) and Cloud computing technology and how it can help to ease the process while reflection on models and frameworks.

Supply Chain management definition:

According to Hugos (2013), The term Supply chain management arose in the late 1980s, and prior to that time, many business used terms such as operation management and logistics, and supply Chain management can be defined as :” A supply chain consist of all stages involved, directly or indirectly, in fulfilling a customer request. The supply chain not only includes the manufacturer and supplier, but also transporters, warehouses, retailers and customer themselves”

A general view on recent technologies in order fulfillment and delivery:

As the technology reaches a new level of development and with the continuous growth of customers or consumers expectations, many companies are competing to provide the best way to ease the process of ordering and fulfillment while achieving a maximum customer satisfaction, even the responsibilities, and roles in the actual companies have changed and nowadays became bigger and more specific (Ross, 2003). Supply chain now became more complex than before, it is clear that the tradition of watching and monitoring the delivery or goods…

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