Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2016, Article ID 3452037, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3452037
Research Article

Collaboration and Evolution of E-Commerce and Express Delivery Industry Supply Chain

1College of Economic Commerce, Ningbo Dahongying University, Ningbo 315175, China
2College of Economics & Management, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310023, China
3Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
4Zhejiang Technical Institute of Economics, Hangzhou 310018, China

Received 5 June 2016; Accepted 15 November 2016

Academic Editor: Paolo Renna

Copyright © 2016 Ying Xu et al. 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.

Linked References

  1. China Electronic Commerce Center, Global Cross-Border Electronic Commerce Report 2013, China Electronic Commerce Center, 2014, http://www.100ec.cn/detail–6181892.html.
  2. D. Y. Zhang, E-Commerce Development Index of China Ranks, Chinese Electronics News, 2014, http://epaper.cena.com.cn/content/2014-08/12/content_342510.htm.
  3. H. C. Wang and H. Q. Sun, “Re-engineering of enterprise physical distribution system under e-commerce environment,” Chinese Journal of Management Science, vol. 8, pp. 797–802, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  4. Y. X. Yang and G. G. Zhou, “A quantifying synergy model for closed loop supply chain network integration,” Journal of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 112–118, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  5. K. Xu, Y. Dong, and Y. Xia, “‘Too little’ or ‘Too late’: the timing of supply chain demand collaboration,” European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 241, no. 2, pp. 370–380, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. Y. P. Li and S. H. Ma, “Research on multi-supplier horizontally synchronization based on space-constrained construction supply chain,” Chinese Journal of Management Science, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 111–117, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  7. Y. S. Wu, “Evolution model of low carbon supply chain collaborative operation,” Operations Research and Management Science, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 124–132, 2014. View at Google Scholar
  8. D. Luzzini, E. Brandon-Jones, A. Brandon-Jones, and G. Spina, “From sustainability commitment to performance: the role of intra- and inter-firm collaborative capabilities in the upstream supply chain,” International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 165, article no. 6023, pp. 51–63, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. H. Akkermans, P. Bogerd, and J. Van Doremalen, “Travail, transparency and trust: a case study of computer-supported collaborative supply chain planning in high-tech electronics,” European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 153, no. 2, pp. 445–456, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. C. J. Corbett and P. R. Kleindorfer, “Environmental management and operations management: introduction to the third special issue,” Production and Operations Management, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 287–289, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. L. M. Ascencio, R. G. González-Ramírez, L. A. Bearzotti, N. R. Smith, and J. F. Camacho-Vallejo, “A collaborative supply chain management system for a maritime port logistics chain,” Journal of Applied Research and Technology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 444–458, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. U. Ramanathan and A. Gunasekaran, “Supply chain collaboration: impact of success in long-term partnerships,” International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 147, pp. 252–259, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. H. Yu and F. P. Chen, “Operation mode selection of automotive inbound logistics based on supply chain collaboration,” System Engineering-Theory & Practice, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 1231–1239, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  14. C. Eksoz, S. A. Mansouri, and M. Bourlakis, “Collaborative forecasting in the food supply chain: a conceptual framework,” International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 158, pp. 120–135, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. Z. R. David, A. Nait-Sidi-Moh, D. Durand, and F. Jérôme, “Using Internet of Things Technologies for a collaborative supply chain: application to tracking of pallets and containers,” Procedia Computer Science, vol. 56, pp. 550–557, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  16. E. Rabinovich, A. M. Knemeyer, and C. M. Mayer, “Why do Internet commerce firms incorporate logistics service providers in their distribution channels? the role of transaction costs and network strength,” Journal of Operations Management, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 661–681, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. J. P. Qiu and E. M. Song, “Innovation of logistics management in electronic business,” China Soft Science, vol. 4, pp. 107–110, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  18. Z. D. Gnimpieba, N. S. Ahmed, and D. Durand, “Using Internet of things technologies for a collaborative supply chain: application to tracking of pallets and containers,” Procedia Computer Science, vol. 56, pp. 550–557, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  19. C. Araneda-Fuentes, L. J. Lustosa, and S. Minner, “A contract for coordinating capacity decisions in a business-to-business (B2B) supply chain,” International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 165, article no. 6035, pp. 158–171, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. Q. Lu and N. Liu, “Effects of e-commerce channel entry in a two-echelon supply chain: a comparative analysis of single- and dual-channel distribution systems,” International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 165, pp. 100–111, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. Y. Y. Yang, Electronic commerce and the private express logistics win-win development mode research [M.S. thesis], Dalian Maritime University, 2012.
  22. L. W. Bao, Y. C. Huang, Z. J. Ma, J. Zhang, and Q. C. Lv, “On the supply chain management supported by E-commerce service platform for agreement based circulation of fruits and vegetables,” Physics Procedia, vol. 33, pp. 1957–1963, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  23. S. Kurnia, R. J. Karnali, and M. M. Rahim, “A qualitative study of business-to-business electronic commerce adoption within the Indonesian grocery industry: a multi-theory perspective,” Information & Management, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 518–536, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. K. N. S. Iyer, R. Germain, and C. Claycomb, “B2B e-commerce supply chain integration and performance: a contingency fit perspective on the role of environment,” Information & Management, vol. 46, no. 6, pp. 313–322, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. J. W. Zhong, J. N. Wu, and S. Mei, “Application capability of e-business theory development and empirical validation,” Journal of Management Science in China, vol. 13, no. 12, pp. 61–75, 2010. View at Google Scholar
  26. T. J. Feng and G. H. Gong, “Research on electronic commercialized SCM of automobile industry,” China Soft Science, vol. 2, pp. 105–107, 2001. View at Google Scholar
  27. C. J. Wang, “Managing material and information flows in supply chain,” Chinese Journal of Management Science, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 16–23, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  28. X. D. Wang and T. Zhou, “About interaction among information flow, logistics and fund flow of electronic business,” Science & Technology Progress and Policy, vol. 4, pp. 136–138, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  29. S. B. Xu, “The theory of commodity material flow,” Management World, vol. 7, pp. 1–9, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  30. S. Z. Bai and W. L. Wang, Research on Resource Flow of Complex Adaptive System in Supply Chain, Science Press, Beijing, China, 2009.
  31. R. H. Deng, X. J. Chen, and P. H. Liu, “Collaborative models research on collaboration systems in farm-produce circulation,” System Engineering—Theory & Practice, vol. 7, pp. 59–65, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  32. L. Z. Tong and C. M. Gu, “Research on 5F model in supply chain management,” Management World, vol. 6, pp. 184–185, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  33. Q. Xu, “The integrative and collaborative services innovation management of supply chain logistics finance,” Chinese Business and Market, vol. 8, pp. 29–32, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  34. A. Soylu, C. Oruç, M. Turkay, K. Fujita, and T. Asakura, “Synergy analysis of collaborative supply chain management in energy systems using multi-period MILP,” European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 174, no. 1, pp. 387–403, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Zentralblatt MATH · View at Scopus
  35. X.-W. Huang and M.-S. He, “Self-organization evolution model of supply chain resources synergy,” Journal of Nanjing University of Science and Technology, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 36–39, 2010. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  36. M. Cao and Q. Zhang, “Supply chain collaboration: impact on collaborative advantage and firm performance,” Journal of Operations Management, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 163–180, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  37. H. Haken, Synergetic: The Mysteries of Nature, vol. 97, Shanghai Translation Publishing House, Shanghai, China, 2001.
  38. H. Haken, “Synergetics of brain function,” International Journal of Psychophysiology, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 110–124, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  39. M. M. Huang, “Evolutionary game analysis of cooperation mechanism for collaborative product development in supply chain,” Chinese Journal of Management Science, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 155–162, 2010. View at Google Scholar
  40. M. Nakano, “Collaborative forecasting and planning in supply chains: the impact on performance in Japanese manufacturers,” International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 84–105, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  41. Z. T. Fan, “Analysis of the internal coordination process of the formation of core competence,” Science and Technology Management Research, vol. 3, pp. 25–28, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  42. V. B. Kreng and F.-T. Chen, “The benefits of a cross-docking delivery strategy: a supply chain collaboration approach,” Production Planning & Control, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 229–241, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  43. B. K. Bahinipati, A. Kanda, and S. G. Deshmukh, “Horizontal collaboration in semiconductor manufacturing industry supply chain: an evaluation of collaboration intensity index,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 880–895, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  44. H. Haken, Information and Self-Organization: A Macroscopic Approach to Complex System, vol. 40 of Springer Series in Synergetics, Springer, New York, NY, USA, 1988. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at MathSciNet
  45. T. Wu, Self-Organization Methodology Research, Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China, 2001.
  46. H. C. Co and F. Barro, “Stakeholder theory and dynamics in supply chain collaboration,” International Journal of Operations & Production Management, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 591–611, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  47. M. Cedillo-Campos and C. Sánchez-Ramírez, “Dynamic self-assessment of supply chains performance: an emerging market approach,” Journal of Applied Research and Technology, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 338–347, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  48. J. Wilson, J. Hill, M. Kersula et al., “Costly information and the evolution of self-organization in a small, complex economy,” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, vol. 90, pp. S76–S93, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  49. L. Biggiero and P. P. Angelini, “Hunting scale-free properties in R&D collaboration networks: self-organization, power-law and policy issues in the European aerospace research area,” Technological Forecasting and Social Change, vol. 94, no. 5, pp. 21–43, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  50. Q. R. Xu and Z. X. Xie, “Study of firm's innovation synergy and the evolvement model,” Studies In Science of Science, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 327–332, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  51. P. J. Daugherty, R. G. Richey, S. E. Genchev, and H. Chen, “Reverse logistics: superior performance through focused resource commitments to information technology,” Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 77–92, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  52. H. Haken, “Synergetics of brain function,” International Journal of Psycho Physiology, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 110–124, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus