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ISBN: 9781337097536
Chapter 2, Problem 6.1RQ
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Do you think that the VMI software is off-the-shelf or proprietary software? Why?

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Classification of VMI software.

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Walmart has involved an inter-organizational information system called as Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) System to make improvements in flow of products and to manage store inventories...

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