Essays about: "supply chain development automotive"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words supply chain development automotive.

  1. 1. Digitalization of Volvo Group's International Manufacturing Supply Chain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Fredrik Greftén; Anton Gunneberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Digitalization; knock-down manufacturing; Industry 4.0; supply chain transformation; automotive industry; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: The International Manufacturing division (IM) at Volvo Group Trucks Operations (Volvo) in Gothenburg handles the supply of Volvo’s international manufacturing efforts. This is done using knock-down manufacturing where complete trucks are sent in pieces to be assembled at location. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sara Arnhjort; Karin Rundqvist; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Trucking industry; Platinum group metals; PGM; Scenario planning; PGM within trucking industry;

    Abstract : Platinum Group Metals (PGM) are important components within the automotive industry, used for cleaning vehicles toxic gas emissions. An increasing demand of these metals have been observed, and simultaneously, mining organisations have been experiencing declining ore grades in the mines, causing the demand to exceed the supply. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE SHIFT TOWARD ELECTRIFICATION IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY - A Scenario Analysis Investigating What Sourcing Mode for Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Original Equipment Manufacturers Can Take to Meet Future Demand in The United States

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nicolina Jacobsson; Sara Svärd; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Automotive Industry; Electrification; Electrification in the United States; Lithium-ion Battery Cells; Scenario Planning; Sourcing; Sourcing Continuum; Transaction Cost Theory;

    Abstract : The automotive industry is one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emissions and has consequently commenced its transition toward producing more sustainable vehicles. Electric vehicles are contributing to sustainable development and due to new components, original equipment manufacturers are facing substantial supply chain challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing Sustainability Transformations : Barriers for Implementing Recycled Plastics in the Automotive Industry

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013); Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Tobias Bergqvist; Jonathan Lannö; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Supply Chain Management; Sustainable Development; Recycled Plastics;

    Abstract : In the last three decades, the increased use of plastics is rapidly becoming a global environmental issue, resulting in growing landfills and pollution of air and water. The automotive industry, as a major demander of plastic materials, is starting to take responsibility with promised sustainability actions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Capturing Supplier Innovation - Single Case Study of how Kongsberg Automotive can Facilitate Supplier Innovations

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Rasmus Tyft; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Innovation; Supplier Innovation; New product development; Early Supplier Involvement;

    Abstract : Background & Purpose: In today´s globalised and highly competitive markets, incumbents face rapid changes in their respective market and it has become a necessity to adapt to remain competitive. One market especially faced with disruptive changes is the automotive industry, an industry that might witness more changes in the next decade compared to the last 20 years. READ MORE