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Abstract E-Commerce - the trade of goods and services that takes place electronically such as over the Internet - has made quick development It is emerging as an excellent approach for providing solutions to problems along the supply chain A major role of E-Commerce is to facilitate buying selling and collaborating along the supply chain Companies can use the Internet to gain global visibility across their extended network of supply chain trading partners and help them to respond quickly to customer demands Supply Chain Management can become more efficient through E-commerce There are many world top companies that credit their success to effective supply chain management and supply chain restructuring by approaching E-Commerce The paper evaluates the role of E-Commerce on supply chain management with emphasis on the critical supply chain management concepts of information integration synchronized planning workflow coordination and restructuring creating new business models By adopting E-Commerce approaches companies can gain the benefits of supply chain management of reduced costs increased flexibility and faster response times more rapidly and effectively 1 Introduction Companies success mainly depends on the ability to manage the flow of raw materials money and information into inside and out of the company This flow is called supply chain There are many problems along the supply chain as its process may be lengthy complicated and involves many business partners These problems lead to delays and therefore customer dissatisfaction and loss of revenue which may result in a company failure Over the years companies were compelled to evaluate and reinvent their supply chain management strategies in order to stay competitive It is clear that there is a need for a mechanism through which the different functions and activities of the supply chain can be integrated together The solution is effective supply chain management that requires coordination of all activities and links of the supply chain Successful coordination enables materials and goods to move smoothly and on time from
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