virtual collaboration, collaboration has taken place among the members of the supply chain, often they are close to each other (such as manufacturers and distributors, or distributors and retailers). Even if more partners involved, focus focus on optimizing the flow of information and products between nodes that are present in the traditional supply chain.
Traditional cooperation led to the supply chain that is vertically integrated. As discussed in previous chapters, Web technology can also fundamentally change the shape of the supply chain, as well as the number of players in it and the role of individual and collaborative. The new supply chain can become the Center, as tissues or even WEBC. The interaction can take place between the different producers and/or traders, and also with new players like aggregators, software agent that acts as a B2B e-Marketplace service or logistics.