Essays about: "Supply Chain Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 693 essays containing the words Supply Chain Management.

  1. 1. Delivery Reliability and Public Procurement - A Case Study on a Healthcare Provider

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Christofer Sjöquist; [2019]
    Keywords : Delivery Reliability; Purchasing; Public Healthcare; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Assuring delivery reliability is a vital part for any organisation in a supply chain, and in few cases could the consequences of a failed delivery be as dire as they would in the case of a healthcare provider. However, delivery reliability is not a well-studied subject within the context of public healthcare procurement. READ MORE

  2. 2. HOW TO ACHIEVE AND ENHANCE TRACEABILITY : A study about how traceability could beimproved within manufacturing processes

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Avd.)

    Author : Lisa Grunning; [2019]
    Keywords : Traceability; traceability system; traceability method; traceability implementation; total quality management; manufacturing company; Industry 4.0; Spårbarhet; spårbarhetssystem; spårbarhetsmetod; spårbarhetsimplementering; total kvalitetsledning; tillverkande företag; Industri 4.0;

    Abstract : The trends for manufacturing organizations are continuously increased customer expectations and demands, together with globalization of both markets and competition. As we are currently approaching the fourth industrial revolution and in order to stay competitive, companies need to adopt technological changes, differentiate themselves and improve their digital maturity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainability Strategies in IKEA with the focus on Production and Suppliers

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Ekonomihögskolan, ELNU; Linnéuniversitetet/Ekonomihögskolan, ELNU

    Author : Lilia Yang; Nanxiang Shao; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Sustainability Supply Chain Management; Global Companies; Annual Reports; Strategies; Energy Efficiency; CO2 emissions; Waste; Environment;

    Abstract : “Waste of resources is a mortal sin at IKEA.” – Ingvar Kamprad IKEA, as one of the biggest furniture companies in the world (Alänge, 2015), makes it interesting to have a look into their practices to gain a deeper insight by looking at how they work on a more sustainable and environmental friendlier world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improvement Strategies in Construction Sites : Development of Rapid Site Assessment for House-building Industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Pontus Urban; [2019]
    Keywords : Rapid Site Assessment; RSA; Lean; Lean Construction; House-building industry;

    Abstract : The construction industry has deteriorated during the past 40 years. Up to 35 % of the production cost is from wastes. The manufacturing industry has had an opposite development, in many cases owing to the contributions of Lean Production and various assessment tools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Interorganizational Learning & Resilience: A Case Study of the Swedish Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain, under Normal Circumstances and in a Crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Emelie Craft; Elin Håkansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Interorganizational Learning; Resilience; Critical Infrastructure; Swedish Pharmaceutical Supply Chain; Supply Disruptions; Crisis Management; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: Increasing dependencies between Swedish societal sectors and the critical infrastructures upon which they depend as well as institutional fragmentation within the societal sectors, have caused a need to map the critical infrastructures in Sweden. The descriptive research aiming to map and understand the Swedish pharmaceuticals supply chain is to a high degree missing today. READ MORE