Essays about: "ikea logistics"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 23 essays containing the words ikea logistics.

  1. 16. Towards Efficient Road Transport in Logistics Operations : A Case Study of IKEA China

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Zhu Dong; Zhou Haoqi; [2010]
    Keywords : Efficient road transport; Logistics operations; Cost;

    Abstract : Purpose- The purpose of this research is to explore the role of road transport in logistics operations, and to investigate and analyze how IKEA China does operate on road transport in logistics operations.Design/methodology/approach- A single case study has been conducted at IKEA China, including semi-structured interviews and review of internal documents. READ MORE

  2. 17. The competitive advantage of IKEA and IKEA in China

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Ämnesavdelningen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : zhi li; [2010]
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    Abstract : Abstract   Title:        The competitive advantage of IKEA and IKEA in China   Author:      Zhi Li   Supervisor:   Lars Steiner   Purpose:     The main purpose of this master thesis is to describe the IKEA concept and discuss the application in China. After research the history of IKEA, interview with the manager of IKEA store, and find the information from the web and thesis, use the theory of competitive advantage to describe the IKEA concept and the competitive advantage which is the way that IKEA used to get the success. READ MORE

  3. 18. How efficient are Ready-To-Sell packaging solutions through IKEAs supply chain?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Marie Lundgren; Johanna Klaesson; [2009]
    Keywords : IKEA; Logistics; Packaging; Retail; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : There are two purposes of thesis, the first is to determine: How efficient are Ready-To-Sell packaging solutions through IKEAs supply chain? And the second is to determine: To what level are Ready-To-Sell packaging solutions utilized at IKEA stores? If the solutions aren’t used as intended, what is the reason? Based on the result from the case study the objective is to: Identify possible potentials with Ready-To-Sell packaging solutions at IKEA. Ready-To-Sell has shown to be cost efficient for pallet solutions, all products didn’t give a significant saving but a trend was found that Picking cost in warehouse impacts mostly. READ MORE

  4. 19. Co-operation between different units to make the purchasing process of indirect material more effective

    University essay from Växjö universitet/Matematiska och systemtekniska institutionen; Växjö universitet/Matematiska och systemtekniska institutionen

    Author : Anna Eriksson; Marcus Nilsson; [2006]
    Keywords : Purchase; Communication; Cooperation; Indirect material; Inköp; Kommunikation; Samverkan; Indirekt material;

    Abstract : Organisations must change in order to be able to follow the expansion in the world and be competitive along with other organisations at the global market. To successfully efficient the organisations reduce their purchasing costs for material and products. One way to reduce the purchasing costs is to centralise all purchases in an organisation. READ MORE

  5. 20. Evaluating Packaging Logistics Development at IKEA for Improvements in Product and Packaging Development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Håkan Dahlborg; Carina Johnsson; [2006]
    Keywords : Packaging Scorecard; packaging logistics; logistics; packaging; supply chain; packaging evaluation; method; Technological sciences; Teknik; Production technology; Produktionsteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Title: Evaluating packaging logistics performance at IKEA for improvements in product and packaging development Authors: Håkan Dahlborg and Carina Johnsson Supervisors: Jenny Klevås ? Division of Packaging Logistics, Department of Design Sciences, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund Caroline Bramklev ? Division of Packaging Logistics, Department of Design Sciences, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund Mattias Eriksson ? Packaging Concepts, IKEA of Sweden, Älmhult Purpose: There are two purposes of this master thesis. The first is to develop a method for evaluating different packaging solutions from a logistical Supply Chain perspective. READ MORE