In this project report, we will talk about Forest supply chains its planning levels and optimization. This project is about modelling and solving large-scale planning problems in the supply chain in the forest industry. We have included five research papers. The first
The scope of this thesis is modelling and solving large-scale planning problems in the supply chain within the forest industry. Five research papers are included, the first three of which focus on the modelling, and the last two on the solution methods.
This dissertation investigates the driving forces behind the emerging phenomenon of “organizational modularity”, by which firms create “virtual” organizations through outsourcing functions, by using contract manufacturers, by forming alliances, and by using temporary employment contracts, as they organize their activities within supply
Supply chains evolve in accordance with changes in the market and their ambitions. The evolution of supply chain is correlated to different elements of progress in the business context referred to as performance measurement, innovation and clockspeed. These correlations are the starting
The purpose of this dissertation was to develop a general model for evaluating multinational supply chains. This model could provide guidelines for process-based manufacturing companies when comparing or choosing between different supply chains in order to make long-term investment decisions.Therefore, the authors
We consider scheduling issues in different configurations of supply chains. The primary focus is to integrate production and distribution activities in the supply chain in order to optimize the tradeoff between total cost and service performance. The cost may be based on
A drastic reduction in the cost of transmitting information has tremendously increased the °ow and availability of information. Greater availability of information increases the rm’s ability to manage its supply chain and, therefore, increases its operational performance. However, current literature is ambiguous
This dissertation investigates the use of information exchange in industrial supply chain relationships. Specific information exchange characteristics are analyzed to determine their contribution to firm performance from the perspective of both the technology champion firm and the trading partner firm. Longitudinal analyses