Essays about: "echelon"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the word echelon.

  1. 1. DISTRIBUTION NETWORK DESIGN : Optimization & simulation of an international supply chain.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Gustav Hultman; [2020]
    Keywords : Supply Chain management; Distribution Network Design; Simulation; Optimization;

    Abstract : Höganäs AB's current distribution network for iron powder in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is subject to high costs incurred by large inventories and high cost of capital. As a result of increasing demand and service level requirements from customers, inventories have steadily increased. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic Inventory Control in Capacity-Constrained Manufacturing Systems : Reviewing the tangible effect of applying multi-echelon optimization in a multi-product environment

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Jonathan Petersson; Pontus Nellgård; [2020]
    Keywords : Inventory Management; Inventory optimization; Lean manufacturing; Discrete event simulation; Industry 4.0; Lagerstyrning; Lageroptimering; Lean tillverkning; Simulering; Industri 4.0;

    Abstract : Firms today maintain complex supply chains containing many dependent stages to manufacture a product to the end customer. Here lies a dilemma, keeping extensive inventory generate higher customer satisfaction by enabling quick deliveries. This increase in inventory, however, comes at an increase in costs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Discrete Event Simulation for Aftermarket Supply Chain

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Laura Albors Marques; Jagathishvar Jayakumar; [2020]
    Keywords : Aftermarket; Demand Planning; Discrete Event Simulation; Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization; Supply Chain; Digital Supply Chain; Aftermarket; Demand Planning; Discrete Event Simulation; Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization; Supply Chain; Digital Supply Chain;

    Abstract : The planning of an Aftermarket Supply Chain is a very complex task. This is due to an unpredictable demand which is driven by the need for maintenance and repair. This drive translates to a high variety of lead times, a large number of stock-keeping units (SKUs) and the capacity to deliver spare parts during its full lifecycle. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysis of uncoordinated versus coordinated inventory control

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Mirja Björning Engström; Johanna Rådemar; [2020]
    Keywords : Inventory management; uncoordinated versus coordinated inventory control; single-echelon versus multi-echelon inventory control; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This master thesis has been completed at the Faculty of Engineering, Production Management in collaboration with the company Duni Group. The overall objective has been to provide guidance to Duni and analyze how they should control their inventory at each node in their new supply chain set up. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unravelling the timing and distribution of Paleoproterozoic dyke swarms in the eastern Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Geologiska institutionen

    Author : Camilo Esteban Gaitan Valencia; [2019]
    Keywords : Kaapvaal; Mashining; black hills; dyke events; U-Pb geochronology; baddeleyite; geochemistry; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : I denna uppsats presenterar jag kristallisationsåldrar, petrografi och geokemisk sammansättning för diabasgångar och en lagergång i östra och sydöstra Kaapvaal kratonen, Sydafrika. Dessa nya resultat ger mer exakta och pålitliga resultat än tidigare dateringar för diabaser tillhörande den s.k. READ MORE