Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the words PROCUREMENT PRACTICES.

  1. 1. Organizing municipal procurement of civil works and the perceived conditions for promoting innovation

    University essay from KTH/Ledning och organisering i byggande och förvaltning

    Author : Mayowa Alaiya; [2020]
    Keywords : Public procurement; municipal procurement; innovation; public organizing; interprofessional collaboration; Offentlig upphandling; innovation; samarbete; offentlig organisering;

    Abstract : Construction research brings attention to the persistent efficiency and productivity issues in the industry which often are related to a lack of innovation in the sector. To tackle these issues, considerable research has been focused on improved procurement practices, as it is seen that choosing the optimum procurement strategy can promote the development of innovative solutions, thereby resulting in improved efficiency and productivity in the sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigation of Procurement Practices for Welfare Technologies in Municipalities in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Marcus Anthony Dahn; [2020]
    Keywords : Public procurement; Welfare technology; Municipality; Eldercare;

    Abstract : Major demographical changes, such as aging population, constantly increases the demand for healthand social care services and technologies. The concept of welfare technologies is a response to meet this demand, since it increases independency, activity, participation and safety for people that has or is at risk of developing a disability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenges and benefits of BIM implementation at public clients: : A systematic review

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Saman Penahi; Zafir Jaralla; [2020]
    Keywords : Challenges; benefits; BIM; implementation; public client; utmaningar; fördelar; BIM; implementering; offentliga beställare;

    Abstract : The AEC sector is perceived as an interdisciplinary, fragmented, and project-based industry with temporary project organizations. These characteristics establish requirements for efficient communication and collaboration. In the last decade, BIM emerged as a promising IT-tool that may provide enhancements within the AEC sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integrating novel circular economy technologies in complex trans-sector value chains : Case study of insect larvae conversion technology within waste and feed value chains

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Audinisa Fadhila; [2020]
    Keywords : Organic waste; circular economy; circular value chain; sustainable transition; transition studies; Black Soldier Fly; sustainable animal feed;

    Abstract : Even as the current linear value chains (LVC) of organic waste and animal feed hold the potential to become circular, these practices continue to pose major environmental risks such as deforestation and overfishing. Therefore, a novel circular value chain (CVC) is proposed, connecting the organic waste stream with animal feed production by the use of insect-based organic waste conversion technology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ordering and inventory control at ARPS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för teknisk ekonomi och logistik

    Author : Hedvig Orvenholt; Hedda Trönnberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Inventory control; order planning; production planning; cost-optimal; cost efficiency; quantity discounts; storage limitation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Abstract Title Ordering and inventory control of raw materials at AR Packaging Systems Authors Hedda Trönnberg and Hedvig Orvenholt Supervisors Ph.D. Jan Olhager, Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Management and Logistics Max Ivarsson, Supply Chain Specialist, AR Packaging Systems AB Examiner Ph.D. READ MORE