Essays about: "Manufacturing and Distribution Network"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words Manufacturing and Distribution Network.

  1. 1. Impact and Adoption of Flexibility in a Rigid and Centralized Distribution Network : A Case Study on a Global Manufacturing Company

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Management; KTH/Industriell Management

    Author : ANTON SÖDERBERG; ALEXANDER WALLENBERG; [2016]
    Keywords : Manufacturing and Distribution Network; Standardization; Centralization;

    Abstract : For manufacturing firms to succeed in the global marketplace it is important that they have an efficient supply chain that is well adapted to the characteristics of the products.This thesis explore the companies' challenge to adapt its supply chain to the characteristics of  heir products. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Time-Evolving Optimization Model for an Intermodal Distribution Supply Chain Network:!A Case Study at a Healthcare Company

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Sara Johansson; My Westberg; [2016]
    Keywords : Optimization; Mixed-Integer Linear Programming; Supply Chain; Distribution Network; Sensitivity Analysis.;

    Abstract : Enticed by the promise of larger sales and better access to customers, consumer goods compa- nies (CGCs) are increasingly looking to evade traditional retailers and reach their customers directly–with direct-to-customer (DTC) policy. DTC trend has emerged to have major im- pact on logistics operations and distribution channels. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impact of 3D Printing on Supply Chain Relationships : A Study within the German Automotive and Logistics Sector

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Felix Eckes; [2016]
    Keywords : 3D printing; outsourcing; supply chain relationships; automotive; logistics; Germany; additive manufacturing; TPL;

    Abstract : Background: By introducing new technologies in the production processes, manufacturing is going digital. 3D printing is a technology that will change the way goods are produced. Entire supply networks have to adapt to changes that will arise by the implementation of additive manufacturing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Allocation of a European DC to Minimize LUL Shipments for Companies within the Aged Alcoholic Beverage Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Josefin Berntson; Cecilia Flink; [2016]
    Keywords : LUL- FUL Shipments; Distribution Network Design; Distribution center; Distribution Costs; Europe; Alcoholic Beverage Industry; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Title: Allocation of a European Distribution Center to Minimize LUL Shipments for Companies within the Aged Alcoholic Beverage Industry Authors: Josefin Berntson, Cecilia Flink Supervisor: Sebastian Pashaei, Department of Industrial Management and Logistics, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University Problem description: The increased demand for distribution as a result of the globalization has increased the distribution cost for many companies and made it crucial for companies to have a good distribution strategy. One strategy to keep down the distribution cost is to aim for full-unit-load (FUL) shipments and gain economies of scale, which companies with small order quantities often struggle with. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fabrication of a light-weight SOFC using ceramic fibre paper as substrate

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för analys och syntes

    Author : Philip Löfkvist; [2015]
    Keywords : inorganic chemistry; solid oxide fuel cell; unmanned aerial vehicle; high temperature heat treatment; yttria stabilized zirconia; ceramic fibre paper; catator; nickel oxide; impregnation; paste manufacturing; ultra-sonication; ball-milling; optical microscopy; materials chemistry; scanning electron microscopy; materialkemi; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : A novel method for the fabrication of a light-weight solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) has been evaluated at Catator. This was conducted in order to lower the weight and thus cost of an unmanned aerial vehicle. The main aim for this thesis was to achieve a thin, dense and crack-free electrolyte using a ceramic fibre paper as substrate. READ MORE