Essays about: "supply contract"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words supply contract.

  1. 1. Performance Evaluation of a Blockchain-based Traceability System : A Case Study at IKEA

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Programvara och system; Linköpings universitet/Programvara och system

    Author : Tobias Sund; Claes Lööf; [2019]
    Keywords : blockchain; traceability; supply chain;

    Abstract : Establishing traceability in global supply chains is a complicated problem. Current solutions for achieving traceability are expensive or imperfect, and give rise to organizational and trust-related issues. Blockchain could present itself as a solution to many of these issues. This thesis aims to build a blockchain-based traceability system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigation of blockchain applicability to Internet of Things within supply chains

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Johan Älvebrink; Maria Jansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Blockchain; Internet of Things; supply chain; device; smart contract; private public blockchain.;

    Abstract : Internet of Things (IoT) means that physical objects will be able to interact and communicate via embedded systems. This will lead to a distributed network of devices that can communicate with both humans and each other. One application area is in improving supply chain management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Volatility of copper prices and the effect of real interest rate changes : does the theory of storage explain the volatility of copper spot and futures prices?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Moa Duvhammar; [2018]
    Keywords : theory of storage; copper price volatility; futures curve; conditional variance; GARCH;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to determine if the predictions of the theory of storage can explain the volatility of copper prices during the past two decades. The theory predicts that decreasing interest rates should reduce the volatility of commodity prices by encouraging the smoothing of short-run price swings caused by temporary shocks to supply and demand. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chasing the Tail : Why does it exist when it should not?

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : ANDREAS KALLIN; Filip Gustavsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Maverick Buying; Purchasing; Strategic Purchasing; Procurement; Supply Base Management; Category Sourcing; Sourcing;

    Abstract : Purchasing has gone from an administrative task to a strategic activity. As such, firms adopt purchasing as a corporate function to set up rules and processes in order to standardize how purchasing is to be carried out by business units. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effects of a Shortened Development Cycle on the Purchasing Department regarding Engineering Changes in an Automotive Environmen

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Simon Weigold; [2018]
    Keywords : Engineering Changes;

    Abstract : This master thesis looks at a topic especially relevant for procurement activities within the automobile industry. 18 interviews within an automobile firm producing premium cars showed that reducing the overall development cycle entails a great threat that more engineering changes arise. READ MORE