BHP Steel, an Australian manufacturer of steel products, expected that world wide business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce would reach revenue levels of $1.3 trillion by 2003, determined it needed to be in B2B e-commerce, and decided to integrate e-commerce into its trading system. The company implemented in three stages: 1) early implementation; 2) the electronic trading gateway; and 3) internet commerce. The internet commerce stage included the development of a comprehensive Website which con...
BPIR Categories10.4.5 Manage external information & knowledge sharing
2.1.4 Assess new technology innovations
5.5.3 Improve process/product performance
2.2.4 Formulate and review business unit strategy