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JSW 2011 Vol.6(7): 1374-1380 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.6.7.1374-1380

Information Flow Management of Vendor- Managed Inventory System in Automobile Parts Inbound Logistics Based on Internet of Things

Xiaohui Liu, Youwang Sun
1School of Transportation Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 201804, China
2School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, Shanghai 201209, China


Abstract—Reducing inventory levels is a major supply chain management challenge in automobile industries. With the development of information technology new cooperative supply chain contracts emerge such as Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI). This research aims to look at the literature of information management of VMI and the Internet of Things, then analyzes information flow model of VMI system. The paper analyzes information flow management of VMI system in automobile parts inbound logistics based on the environment of Internet of Things.

Index Terms—Automobile Parts Inbound Logistics, Vendor- Managed Inventory(VMI), Information Flow Management, Supply Chain Management, Internet of Things

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Cite: Xiaohui Liu, Youwang Sun, "Information Flow Management of Vendor- Managed Inventory System in Automobile Parts Inbound Logistics Based on Internet of Things," Journal of Software vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 1374-1380, 2011.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
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Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
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