EEP Hosts Global Logistics Workshop in Taiwan
Posted: September 12, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am
The Enterprise Engineering and Policy Laboratory of the School of Public Policy and the School of Information Technology and Engineering holds a workshop on global logistics today and tomorrow in Taipei, Taiwan.
The workshop, sponsored by the Boeing Company, focuses on the transformation of global logistics enabled by business-to-business technologies and addresses the management of distributed, global end-to-end logistics support from a technology-enabled perspective.
The workshop’s objectives are the following:
- Show how business-to-business e-commerce is transforming global logistics;
- Show how global logistics must be approached as a problem in extended enterprise integration;
- Show how the global logistics problem relates to trading exchanges; and
- Show through a case study how a large aerospace company is implementing logistics management in a trading exchange environment.
Richard Strollo, regional manager of the international division of Airborne Express in Seattle, delivers the keynote address. Other speakers come from the Boeing Company in Seattle, United Parcel Service in Atlanta, FreeMarkets, Inc. in Pittsburgh, and GE Global eXchange Services in Hong Kong.