in general, there are 4 different types of networks, among others.
1. Berkonfigurasikan networks back for meaningful corporate chain, to create economical business scope. Some examples of these business networks are in Denmark, 11 apparel makers to form Christian Dior Line (CD-Line) to explore their capabilities in meeting the equipment to produce coats, shirts, accessories and zipper. So the companies that form the network is able to build “image clothing” for big European companies.
2. Networks that enhance internal efficiency, enabling SMEs to realize the importance of economies of scale. One successful example of this is the project company producing agricultural equipment in northern Argentina near the Province of Mato Grasso in Brasilia. The network is formed due to the condition that the land is capable, they want to develop an effective agriculture. They developed the concept of joint marketing and engineering experiments designed to reduce vertical integration for more efficient production processes. This network is slowly managed to become a large manufacturing specialization, increasing the sub-contracts and competitive price.
3. Network to develop an economical management. In economic theory, big business would benefit with the economic management – the ability to spread the high cost of sophisticated administration, finance, and marketing activities through a large volume of business transactions. Meanwhile, production of goods and services that are decentralized to become efficient, manager and owner will be isolated as effective as the management team scattered. Some examples of this concept is the small industries in the North-Central Italian cooperation in the finance service “Business Development Services”
4. Network to improve the bargaining position of SMEs to help access the market. Obviously, the expansion will occur because of the increased scale of business. Extensive network means that marketing is also increasing.