Essays about: "Procurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 356 essays containing the word Procurement.

  1. 1. Improving comfort simulations of sleeping mattresses for IKEA

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Joel Elinder; [2020]
    Keywords : LS-Dyna; explicit finite element simulations; compressive testing; human soft tissue material models; mass scaling; hyperelastic material model validation; material validation; explicit timestep; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : It is beneficial for a furniture company like IKEA to objectively and accurately evaluate what makes a mattress comfortable. But what defines comfort? IKEA currently investigates mattress comfort through extensive real-life user testing. Through which, six parameters of comfort have been identified. READ MORE

  2. 2. Competitive Productivity in the South African Renewable Energy Procurement Programme

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Paul Frick; [2020]
    Keywords : Competitive Productivity; Trust; Pragmatism; Renewable Energy Procurement Programme;

    Abstract : Title: Competitive Productivity in The South African Renewable Energy Procurement Programme Level: Final assignment for the Master Programme in Business Administration Author: Paul Frick Supervisor: Dr. Daniella Fjellström Date: 2020 – 01 Aim: The aim of the study is to examine the concept of Competitive Productivity (“CP”) in the context of the renewable energy independent power producer procurement (“REIPPP”) programme in South Africa, as the case study, which consists of private public partnerships and to understand how the actions of government have an influence on the competitiveness of the procurement programme. READ MORE

  3. 3. Extracting Particular Information from Swedish Public Procurement Using Machine Learning

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik

    Author : Eystein Waade; [2020]
    Keywords : Machine Learning; Conditional Random Field; procurement; Natural Language Processing; segmentation; maskininlärning; offentlig upphandling; maskinlæring; offentlig anskaffelse;

    Abstract : The Swedish procurement process has a yearly value of 706 Billion SEK over approximately 18 000 procurements. With each process comes many documents written in different formats that need to be understood to be able to be a possible tender. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimization of aftermarket logistics with dual supply chains for Sandvik AB

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

    Author : Gopalakrishnan Srinivasan; Akshay Hingmire; [2020]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: Aftermarket logistics is important for a manufacturing company to maintain customer satisfaction in the long run. However, the supply chain set for aftermarket parts is equally crucial as the original equipment. Modification or optimization of the logistics systems for slow-moving aftermarket items is inevitable. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Price of Few Tenders : -Evidence from Public Procurement of Internal Cleaning Services in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Samielle Drake; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The key objective of a procuring entity is to ensure that it procures services and goods with satisfactory quality at a reasonable cost, but how does the competitive environment effect the realization of these ambitions? The empirical analysis aimed to investigate the effect of qualifications criteria, interpreted as a mean to ensure high-quality services, on the number of submitted tenders as well as the effect of the number of tenders on the size of the bids of public procurement of internal cleaning services in Sweden during 2015-2017. The expectation is that qualification criterions imposes both entry costs and costs associated with fulfilling the contract. READ MORE