Successful demand-driven fulfillment manufacturing, include optimal channel and customer relationships, informed on-line buying and selling, order fulfillment, and integrated operational infrastructures. Manufacturers need to overcome challenges to demand-driven fulfillment by implementing a system that supports flexibility, openness, visibility, planning, e-commerce, collaboration, and integration where the ultimate objective is to minimize waste and optimize resources.
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requirements at their own expense. Advances in information technology are making the extended enterprise possible. The Internet is also opening up communication channels, providing cost-effective links between organizations, and reducing the time it takes to get information. While not all companies are ready to do a substantial portion of their business on the Internet, many are turning to the Internet to support their strategic operations. The Internet is not a requirement to the extended enterprise and