Master of Science in Computer Science

Faculty / School

School of Mathematics and Computer Science (SMCS)


Department of Computer Science

Date of Submission



Waqas Mahmood, Visiting Faculty, Department of Computer Science, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi

Project Type

MSCS Survey Report


Digital innovation and technology are bringing huge changes and advancement in the supply chain. At same time, the effect of digitalization and advanced globalization are taking the expectations of customer service to the top and increasing the spectrum of supply chain to the edge of the globe which puts the supply chain under unprecedented pressure. This day’s SC is doing a lot more than moving items and materials between 2 areas. In advance and digital world of today the SC has become main pillar of the information ecosystem. In this ecosystem, a group of communicated and carefully coordinated processes must be tracked at all level to increase efficiency and satisfy the client’s needs. The point of this survey is to provide compiled assortment of earlier research on DSC and create room for new research on the same.


In this literature review a clear look at DSC and current publications in the same field was conducted. The considerable demand in the addition for new technologies proves that the digitalization will continue to affect every part of organizations operation and specifically in the field of SCM. Frequent pressure from the consumer and other competitors means that organizations are under a lot pressure to plan strategies for proper collaboration, coordination, digitization, integration and the usage of new technologies, in order to respond to the customers demand in a batter manner. As the degree for digitization of supply chain can be determined the success of resource allocation, inventory monitoring in real time, overall efficiency and customer interaction, it is imperative for companies to become more knowledgeable in the field of Digital Supply Chain and how it can finally lead ahead towards improvement in performance and further profitability.

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