Essays about: "Global Sourcing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 essays containing the words Global Sourcing.

  1. 1. Feeding the 45 million : substituting soybean protein with insect protein within EU poultry and egg production

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Douglas Hunter; [2019]
    Keywords : insects; insect production; livestock feed; entomophagy; land use; futures research; food security; energy security; black soldier fly; mealworm; house cricket; sustainable development;

    Abstract : A global population increasing both in number and in resource consumption per capita has resulted in food, livestock feed and energy crop demands that are increasingly difficult to meet on rapidly degrading soils within a diminishing available area of arable land. With further expansion of agricultural land infeasible and yield increases through further intensification insufficient to meet the scale of predicted crop demand, the use of insects as an animal feed has gained traction as a method of not only reducing competition for arable land, but also some of the detrimental environmental consequences of livestock and conventional feed production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Responsible paper sourcing in a global matrix organised retail company

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Products

    Author : Annie Sandgren; [2019]
    Keywords : CSR; paper industry; reputational risk; supply network; traceability; försörjningsnätverk; pappersindustrin; spårbarhet;

    Abstract : Pressure from regulation as well as customer demand on responsibly sourced and produced goods and services is greater than ever. IKEA is considered a bench mark company as regards CSR in global supply chains and now a system needs to be put in place to also secure responsible paper sourcing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk Analysis for Strategic Sourcing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Marcus Pola; Gustav Reingsdahl; [2018]
    Keywords : Supply chain risk management; procurement risk; purchasing risk; late deliveries; traded goods; global sourcing; risk management; risk process; risk mitigation; risk identification; risk analysis; risk mapping.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today, the global marketplace enable supply chains to be spread out and linked across the world, thus increasing the nodes and parties involved. This combined with customers expecting the same or increased product availability has increased the need of an agile and robust supply chain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global Innovation Networks in the IT and New Media Industry in Beijing, China: The Role of Individuals in SMEs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jingyi Lin; [2018]
    Keywords : Global Innovation Networks; SMEs; Beijing; China; Role of individuals; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The increasing globalization of innovation activities has generated “globally organized web of complex interactions” for innovation, which are called global innovation networks (GINs). The current study on GINs has extended our understanding of network participants to the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from emerging economy, and enlightened us on the drivers behind the participation of global networks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Single versus Multiple Sourcing: Investigating the most profitable scenario for OEMs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Konstantinos Karydas; [2017-09-14]
    Keywords : single sourcing strategy; multiple sourcing strategy; supplier selection procedure; supplier relationship management; total cost of ownership;

    Abstract : MSc in Innovation and Industrial Management.... READ MORE