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Volume 2018, Article ID 9213237, 30 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9213237
Research Article

Impact of Business Interoperability on the Performance of Complex Cooperative Supply Chain Networks: A Case Study

UNIDEMI, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica e Industrial, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

Correspondence should be addressed to Izunildo Cabral; tp.lnu.tcf@larbac.i

Received 6 October 2017; Accepted 12 December 2017; Published 7 February 2018

Academic Editor: Salvatore Cannella

Copyright © 2018 Izunildo Cabral and Antonio Grilo. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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