Use of Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain Management Practices and 3PL Selection
Aicha Aguezzoul, Silvio Pires
This study is focused on discuss the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques in the general case of SCM practices, on the one hand, and in the particular case of the 3PL selection process, on the other hand.
Concerning the SCM, the main purpose is to identify how current knowledge in AI could contribute to and be used effectively in SCM, especially in the conduction of its more dynamic managerial practices. In the case of 3PL selection process, the objective is to identify the proposed AI techniques used, taking into account the business sector of the company, and the logistics services that the company plans to outsource.