Cloud Computing for Green Supply Chain Management

Author(s):
N. RajKumar, K.L.N. College of Engineering; Dr. R .M. Satheesh Kumar ,K.L.N. College of Engineering
Keywords
GSCM, CC, Forward and Reverse Flow
Abstract
Due to the rigorous environmental policy Organizations of several countries are facing difficulties and are forced to follow extended manufacturer task to diminish sources of waste and pollution throughout the Supply Chain (SC).This led to the conversion of traditional Supply Chain Management (SCM) in to Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) where the manufacturer takes the responsibility from birth of the product to the cradle. The decision makers of GSCM are facing tedious situation not only in Forward flow of products and information but also in Reverse flow of products and information in the form of uncertainties like supply, process and demand. Cloud Computing (CC) develops as an important tool in reducing this by providing services such as infrastructure, platform and software with the aid of Internet. In this paper the application of Cloud Computing for GSCM has been discussed in brief and also explains the benefit and demerit of using CC for GSCM.	
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Other Details
Paper ID: GRDCF002006
Published in: Conference : International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICIET - 2016)
Page(s): 13 - 17
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