The evolution of e-commerce has brought with it an extended reach and a reduced costs from company to customer.
A collaboration of systems and businesses is necessary to best serve the customer in the most cost effective way.
Please watch the four videos below. They illustrate e-commerce and brick and mortar businesses.
Think about the coordination of demand, manufacturing, sales, and delivery of products on a global scale. Create a process map for one product that has global distribution from the point of materials, creation, distribution, sales, and delivery. Visually show how collaboration must take place to get these products to the consumer when and how they expect them.
Write a minimum of 250 words explaining this process and where the value is created.
Alibaba made over $14 billion from China’s Singles’ Day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDDy50RP67A
Global Business Collaboration: Where Culture, Technology and Innovation Meet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QCUIXvXflE