Essays about: "Supply chain risk management"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 94 essays containing the words Supply chain risk management.

  1. 16. Risky Business : A qualitative study of how Swedish apparel companies manage supplier risks in China

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Sofia Wilke; Elin Åkerlind; [2017]
    Keywords : Supply Chain Risk Management; Supplier Risks; Global Supply Chains; Swedish Apparel Companies; China.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to provide companies with an understanding of how Swedish apparel companies manage supplier risks connected to production activities located in China. In order to conduct this study, previous literature regarding supply chain risk management has been analysed in relation to the empirical data collected during this study. READ MORE

  2. 17. Wooden products supply chain to India : a study on glue board planks and finished products

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Products

    Author : Carl Emil Sjögren; [2017]
    Keywords : activity based costing model; emerging markets; furniture; global; IKEA; international; management; risk; material;

    Abstract : We live in a global world with companies that operate in different countries and continents. This globalization creates great opportunities for companies to reach new markets, but also lead to increased competition. This competition makes it essential for companies to constantly work with costs. READ MORE

  3. 18. Working proactive towards higher OTD : A case study at the operations department atABB GA Products, investigating the possibility toenhance a more proactive way of work towardshigher OTD.

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

    Keywords : On time delivery; ATO; Lead-time; Operations; Performance measurement; Production Control;

    Abstract : Purpose - The purpose of this study is to investigate and understand which significantparameters affect OTD within an ATO company, and furthermore develop a model which wouldenhance proactive work in order to achieve a higher OTD.Design/methodology/approach - The data is primarily of qualitative nature, employing semistructuredinterviews and workshop, with backup from quantitative production data. READ MORE

  4. 19. Coordinating the distribution networks in clinical supply chains A case of AstraZeneca’s pharmaceutical and lab kits networks

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ioannis Poulios; Efthymios Kanatos; [2016-07-04]
    Keywords : clinical studies; clinical trial logistics; pharmaceutical R D sector; AstraZeneca; regulations in clinical studies; drug import regulations; supply chain coordination;

    Abstract : MSC in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  5. 20. A framework for implementing the VMI model in an MRO partnership

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för Industriell utveckling, IT och Samhällsbyggnad; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för Industriell utveckling, IT och Samhällsbyggnad

    Author : Abdulrahman Altabba; Lina Karlsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Supply Chain Management; Sustainable Logistics; MRO Maintenance; Repair; and Operations ; Vendor Managed Inventory; Electronic Data Interchange; VMI; EDI; Logistics Management;

    Abstract : Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate the feasibility of implementing the Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) model in an MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) partnership, and highlight its potential economic, environmental, and organizational benefits, as well as limitations.Approach - First, a comprehensive literature review was conducted on fields relevant to VMI. READ MORE