The objectives of end-to-end supply chain visibility are better plans, better service, increased inventory turns, and higher profit margins, where MBN might answer only some of these requirements at this stage. In any case, MBN is a great, initial idea that can lay the foundations for a future product of a more grandiose, collaborative undertaking.
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required by small-to-medium businesses (SMB) when engaging in B2B integration with their own suppliers and customers, it will have to prove its seriousness by delivering many more business process templates. Linking electronically with each new supplier that uses EDI is typically a week''s-long process and the threat to MBN comes from some enterprises opting to link with their non-EDI-capable suppliers through specialized, third-party, intermediary, EDI service providers. These providers receive EDI