The Impact of Transportation Disruptions on Performance of E-Collaboration Supply Chain

  • Tianjian Yang
  • Jun Wu
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 254)


In this paper, we analyze the impact of a transportation disruption on supply chain performance by using system dynamics simulation. Performances of three different supply chains with Internet e-collaboration tools are compared with the assumption that a transportation disruption occurs within two echelons in a five-echelon supply chain. Numerical results are shown to reveal that from Non-collaborative supply chain to Collaborative Forecasting and Collaborative Planning (or VMI) supply chains more and more robust is revealed under certain transportation disasters.


Supply chain Supply chain risk management Disruption management System dynamics Transportation disruption 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tianjian Yang
    • 1
  • Jun Wu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingP.R. China

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