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Logistics Collaboration in Supply Chains

The primary purpose of this project report is to describe importance of logistics collaboration in supply chains. Collaborative supply chain management and it has gained massive interest in logistics study. Collaborative supply chain management lowers total cost and enhances service levels. A supply chain management questionnaire is utilized in this project report.

Project category: Operations Management
Fouth-Party Logistics: A study on modern logistics

The business environment has changed tremendously in the last two decades. Corporations have been forced to realign their global strategies and in order to cut costs, they started to transfer activities which were previously performed in-house to the market (e.g. IT, manufacturing or logistics) focusing instead on their core competencies... Contents 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 PROBLEM BACKGROUND 1.1.1 Moving towards a new organizational paradigm 1.2 RESEARCH SUBJECT CHOICE 1.2.1 Research Question 1.2.2 Research Purpose 1.3 DISPOSITION 2 THEORETICAL METHOD 2.1 PRECONCEPTIONS 2.2 ...

Project category: Operations Management
E-business Logistics: case studies of collaborative supply chain management within companies in Hong Kong

Logistics challenges are a vital fact for businesses to streamline business costs. By making use of e-business, organizations can make revolutionary changes by integrating database systems with one another. The end result will improve present partnerships, grow faster response to market changes, provide information to understand buying patterns, grow collaboration, lead to economies of scale, help make opportunities to broader a range of available products and services, generate possibilities to minimize transaction costs with automation and enhance inventory management. The ...

Project category: Operations Management
Customer tailored logistics

The purpose and main problem of this thesis is to describe the supply chain, in a system with great distances between production and sales units, and explain how to solve logistics problems and increase sales by focusing on the customers' needs. Customers in Southeast Asia and Australia are annoyed with the construction equipment industry. Volvo CE is in an unfavourable competitive position, although it is the leader in terms of product quality... Contents 1.1 BACKGROUND 1.2 PURPOSE AND RESEARCH PROBLEMS 1.3 ...

Project category: Operations Management
The Role of Top Management in Supply Chain Management Practices

Supply chain management (SCM) has been discussed by researchers as well as business practitioners for more than two decades now, but still surprisingly little of this philosophy can be seen in today’s business practices. One important enabler for taking the SCM philosophy from theory into practice that is often mentioned, but not investigated in-depth, is top management support. The role top management plays in a company’s SCM practices could be an important piece of research that is not yet in ...

Project category: Operations Management
Inventory effect on supply chain

Supply chain management addresses the management of materials and information across the entire chain from suppliers to producers,distributors, retailers, and customers. In the past few decades, scholars gave ample attention about the impact of inventory on Supply Chain Management (SCM). Roughly speaking, research on supply chain management has been mainly focused on three major issues. One is the behavior of information flow; the second issue deals with inventory management; the third issue is orientated to planning and operations management. In ...

Project category: Operations Management
E-procurement, Internal Customer Service And External Customers – A Study of Effects And Interdependencies

Rapid technological advancements have completely revolutionalised the way things are done in the business world today. Proliferation of the internet and related technologies in the 1990s made it possible for companies to do business over the internet and it became easier and faster to do business both with suppliers and customers. With the ushering in of electronic business (e-business), many organisations including the public sector have since implemented various forms of its applications such as e-procurement, e-service, e-government and many ...

Project category: E-commerce, Marketing
Evaluation the Supply Chain of Plymovent AB

Corporations have turned increasingly to global sources for their supplies. This globalization of supply has forced companies to look for more effective ways to coordinate the flow of materials into and out of the company. This Master Thesis is a part of PlymoVent’s business to customer plot, with the aim to investigate how the consumers receive the services that PlymoVent provides. With regard to PlymoVent's business strategy and reference theory, the demands of how to receive and monitor a supply chain ...

Project category: Operations Management
Managing Media Supply Chains in European Publishing Companies: Strategic issues, values and partnerships

It is the gift of the last decade of the 20th century that most of the economies of the world are zooming towards market orientation. Rapid innovations in the field of science and technology, especially information and communication technologies along with heavy industrialization as a consequence of liberalization policy of almost all economies of the world have transformed world market in a global village. All these have forced publishing companies to perform in a highly competitive environment. European publishing companies are ...

Project category: Operations Management
Intelligent decision support system for transport infrastructure investment with emphasis on joint logistic

The aim of this thesis is to provide to the governmental decision-maker/user, an instrument that can assist him/her in improving the infrastructure investment decision in the economical, environmental and sustainable aspects. This means that, the Return on Investment (ROI) of the concerned transport infrastructure, satisfying environmental and sustainable constraints must be positive, and corresponding to an optimal investment cost. The decision support system can be applied in two dimensions. One dimension is where the real negotiation process is occurring between ...

Project category: Artificial Intelligence

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