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Table 1 Data sources classification in SC

From: Predictive big data analytics for supply chain demand forecasting: methods, applications, and research opportunities

Data sources Procurement Transportation Demand chain Warehouse operations Volume Velocity Variety
Low Medium High Low Medium High Low Medium High
EDI invoices *     *    *     *  
EDI purchase orders *     *    *     *  
Crowd-based Pickup and Delivery   *     *    *     *
GPS-enabled big data telematics   *      *    *    *
Intelligent Transport Systems   *      *    *    *
Traffic density   *     *    *     *
Transportation costs   *    *    *    *   
CRM transaction data    *    *    *   *   
Customer location and channel    *    *    *    * *
Customer surveys    *    *    *    *  
Demand forecasts    *    *    *   *   
Loyalty program    *   *    *     * *
Twitter feeds    *    *    *     *
Web logs    *     *    *   *  
Delivery expedite instances * *     *    *    *  
Delivery times and terms * *     *    *   * *  
Claims data *   *    *    *    *  
Competitor pricing *   *   *    *     *  
Bar code systems   *   *   *    *   * *  
Origination and destination (OND)   *   * *    *    *   
Facebook status   * *    *    *     *
Mobile location   * *     *    *   *  
Weather data   * *     *    *   * *
Blogs and news * * *    *    *     *
Call logs voice audio * * *     *    *    *
Internet of things sensing   * * *    *    *    *
RFID   * * *    *    *   *  
Call center logs * * * *   *    *    * *
Email records * * * *   *    *     *
ERP transaction data * * * *   *    *   *   
Machine-generated data * * * *    *    *   * *
On-shelf-availability * * * *   *    *   * *