Essays about: "supply chain management conclusion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 essays containing the words supply chain management conclusion.

  1. 1. Impact of blockchain on sustainable supply chain practices : A study on blockchain technology’s benefits and current barriers in sustainable SCM

    University essay from Jönköping University

    Author : Jonathan Berg; Lauri Myllymaa; [2021]
    Keywords : Supply Chain; Blockchain; Transparency; Traceability; Sustainability; Consumer products;

    Abstract : Background: The increasing supply chain complexity has made verification of sustainable practices a challenging objective to achieve. Blockchain has been discussed as a potential solution to improve several aspects of sustainable supply chain management (SSCM), as traceability and proof of origin for products are increasingly demanded by consumers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Designing Supply Chain Network Resilience : Medicine Shortages in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    University essay from

    Author : Julia Barfuß; Imke Wagenknecht; [2021]
    Keywords : Supply Chain Network; Supply Chain Resilience; Medicine Shortages; Pharmaceutical Industry;

    Abstract : Background: In a globalised world and increased interconnected business environments effective resilience capabilities are pivotal for disruption mitigation. In the pharmaceutical industry this concerns the phenomenon of medicine shortages and high geographical sourcing dependencies resulting in severe consequences for healthcare providers and patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stickering of Food Products at IKEA – Improving a Process Through Learning from Others

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : John Nyqvist; Victoria Vernet; [2021]
    Keywords : Stickering; labelling; packaging information requirements; food supply chain; process maturity; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Title: Stickering of Food Products at IKEA–Improving a Process Through Learning from Others; Increasing process maturity to ensure future performance Authors: John Nyqvist and Victoria Vernet Supervisors: Eva Berg, Department of Industrial Management and Logistics, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University Problem description: Stickering has been used at IKEA for a long time to create compliant food products on markets where volumes are too low. Low volumes make it economically challenging to create compliant artworks and to produce large enough batches to meet cost requirements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food recalls in the Food Supply Chain : A qualitative study of different product flows in a retail context

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Emma Lindberg; Therese Sohlin; [2021]
    Keywords : food recalls; product recalls; recall; product recall process; supply chain management; supply chain; food supply chain; product flows; product safety; food safety; food industry; food retailer; livsmedelsåterkallelser; produktåterkallelser; återkallelse; produktåterkallelse process; hantering av försörjningskedjan; försörjningskedja; livsmedelsförsörjningskedja; produktflöden; produktsäkerhet; livsmedelssäkerhet; livsmedelsindustrin; livsmedelsföretag ;

    Abstract : The issue of food scandals originating from unsafe food has in recent years caught the attention of the public. Consequently, the number of food recalls has increased, and food retailers and food producers are getting questioned regarding their ability to provide consumers with safe food products. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing supply chain resilience within the automotive industry in the event of a pandemic : A multiple case study of the COVID-19 disruption in the Scandinavian and German automotive industry

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Thomas Nickel; Jan Schliebener; [2021]
    Keywords : Supply chain management; supply chain resilience; disruption; trajectory; performance; measures; strategies; COVID-19; Automotive; Scandinavia; Sweden; Germany;

    Abstract : Background: The automotive industry experiences significant challenges such as electric mobility, autonomous cars, smart factories, and ridesharing. Above that, the COVID-19 pandemic did not only affect the global health care system but also caused a disruption that challenged the automotive manufacturing sector and its supply chains. READ MORE