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A Simulation Based Approach to Investigate the Procurement Process and Its Effect on the Performance of Supply Chains [chapter]

Volker Stich, Daniel Pause, Matthias Blum, Nina Hinrichs
2016 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Acknowledgements The presented research is a result of the Cluster of Excellence (CoE) on "Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries" funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).  ...  Within the CoE "Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries" several institutes at RWTH Aachen University are conducting research on fundamentals of a sustainable production strategy.  ...  To investigate the cooperation and acting of a supply chain various research approaches already exist. In the following these approaches are outlined.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-51133-7_40 fatcat:lpgbo4nuhzg4ddrqrcdxypog2q

Application of Industry 4.0 in the Procurement Processes of Supply Chains: A Systematic Literature Review

Niloofar Jahani, Arash Sepehri, Hadi Rezaei Vandchali, Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee
2021 Sustainability  
Procurement can be considered a critical process in supply chain management since it can provide novel opportunities for supply chains to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.  ...  The applications of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in different processes of supply chains have assisted companies to improve their  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13147520 fatcat:6dxdl26bv5afjekvebuqgdjvam

Managing product variety in multinational corporation supply chains

Mahendrawathi Er, Bart MacCarthy, Rob Dekkers
2006 Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management  
Design/methodology/approach -A generic simulation model representing a multinational corporation (MNC) supply chain is used to investigate the impact on supply chain performance of increasing product variety  ...  The structure and logic of the simulation model are based on insights obtained from an empirical study of real MNC supply networks.  ...  It has been used to investigate the impact of demand and supply uncertainty on supply chain performance.  ... 
doi:10.1108/17410380610707410 fatcat:qv4lrv54uzfljksgw5ntnsj5na

Process redesign in development of forest biomass supply for energy

Johannes Windisch
2015 Dissertationes Forestales  
Discreteevent simulation was used to compare current and new processes and to analyze their effects on the economics of operations.  ...  The aim of the present thesis was to investigate the potential of process improvement measures to increase the performance of biomass to energy supply operations.  ...  It used discrete-event simulation to investigate the effects of an information-based process on the productivity.  ... 
doi:10.14214/df.189 fatcat:sb6cx6ueabeshok3p4tlbyksfq

E-procurement and E-supply Chain: Features and Development of E-collaboration

Centobelli Piera, Cerchione Roberto, Converso Giuseppe, Murino Teresa
2014 Information Engineering Research Institute procedia  
This article focuses on the role of e-procurement within a supply chain showing, through simulations, the advantages and difficulties of implementing a systematic use of the Internet and defining the basic  ...  So web-based models are playing a critical role within companies, especially in the generation of value of supply chain.  ...  It was decided to investigate the second approach, which allows to simulate the variability of the phenomenon of release orders as shown in Fig. 1 .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ieri.2014.03.003 fatcat:wyunsn6b6vaslnjcava7zs7noa

Monetary Quantification of Supply Risks of Manufacturing Enterprises - Discrete Event Simulation Based Approach

Philipp von Cube, Lasse Härtel, Robert Schmitt, Christophe Ponsard, Philippe Massonet, Renaud De Landtsheer, Gustavo Ospina, Stephan Printz, Sabina Jeschke
2016 Procedia CIRP  
Various approaches exist to quantify risks in supply chains.  ...  This paper presents a Discrete Event Simulation (DES) approach providing all necessary features to monetarily quantify risks independent of the depth of information and thus allow adjusting the model dependent  ...  The CORNET promotion plan of the Research Community for Management Cybernetics e.V. (IfU) has been funded by the AiF based on an enactment of the German Parliament.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.11.029 fatcat:rmydm7xlnfhntpkkwoy475ueou

Model-based Decision Support in Supply Chains – Requirements for Monetary Supply Risk Quantification

Johann Philipp von Cube, Lasse Härtel, Robert Schmitt
2016 Procedia CIRP  
In the field of material supply and procurement directly affecting production and distribution processes a lack of such quantitative simulation model has been identified.  ...  In this paper we propose a target oriented approach to deviate and discuss requirements for an applicable monetary supply risk quantification model particularly focusing on supply risks providing meaningful  ...  Acknowledgement The support of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) as part of a program promoting "Industrial Joint Research (IGF)" within the frame-work of the Confederation of Industrial  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.11.030 fatcat:q3uvb4mmrfemhgrjif7yzk2bo4

A Design Pattern For Modelling And Simulation In Hospital Pharmacy Management

Wirachchaya Chanpuypetch, Duangpun Kritchanchai
2017 ECMS 2017 Proceedings edited by Zita Zoltay Paprika, Péter Horák, Kata Váradi, Péter Tamás Zwierczyk, Ágnes Vidovics-Dancs, János Péter Rádics  
Process modellers can rapidly understand the context of problems through design patterns. The proposed patterns can be reused to create a new model and conduct a successful simulation study.  ...  Then the suitable solutions can be determined based on the literature review.  ...  It is one of the most challenging tasks in a simulation study. To accelerate these tasks, a design pattern has been suggested as an effective way.  ... 
doi:10.7148/2017-0222 dblp:conf/ecms/ChanpuypetchK17 fatcat:nyo5azm2y5hmvgfg7k4uc7eyge

A systematic literature review of the supply chain operations reference (SCOR) model application with special attention to environmental issues

E.N. Ntabe, L. LeBel, A.D. Munson, L.A. Santa-Eulalia
2015 International Journal of Production Economics  
Results indicate that although the innovative paradigm of moving from single firms to supply chain outfits has been embraced by business organisations, no paper experimented the model based on an end-to-end  ...  supply chain approach.  ...  Clivillé and Berrah (2012) use MACBETH methodology (a multicriteria approach) to illustrate the processes and overall performance of a principal manufacturer within a supply chain.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2015.08.008 fatcat:uednjzohbjhhtiediahkfezi4q

Green Component Procurement Collaboration for Improving Supply Chain Management in the High Technology Industries: A Case Study from the Systems Perspective

Min-Ren Yan, Kuo-Ming Chien, Tai-Ning Yang
2016 Sustainability  
However, in addition to environmental and social objectives, cost and economic feasibility has become one of the most critical success factors for improving supply chain management with green component  ...  the benefits of green component procurement collaborations in terms of shared costs and improved shipping time performance.  ...  Yan and Yang conceived and designed the emipirical study; Yan and Chien analyzed the industry and performed the data analysis.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8020105 fatcat:wid4lpl7yjfnbovlh4lyw6wgx4

Challenge and opportunity research in blood supply chain management: a literature review

Agus Mansur, Iwan Vanany, Niniet Indah Arvitrida, S. Ma'mun, H. Tamura, M.R.A. Purnomo
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
The result of this research is a suggestion on various possible future research to be explored in BSC, for example, developing an adaptive inventory model to support blood supply chain management that  ...  The main challenges in BSCM are related to shortage, outdate, and supply chain cost which needed to minimize. Naturally, problems in BSCM are complex, it is not an easy task to find the solution.  ...  Increasing the effectiveness of blood supply chain management is expected to optimize the number of blood stock.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201815401092 fatcat:rdkwqhdqibafvdx74lqonwrooi

An Optimized System to Reduce Procurement Risks and Stock-Outs: A Simulation Case Study for a Component Manufacturer

Diego Gallego-García, Sergio Gallego-García, Manuel García-García
2021 Applied Sciences  
Moreover, the research investigates the development of a system that performs procurement planning of a component manufacturer to determine the supply orders necessary to meet the master production schedule  ...  In the current global system; supply chains are at risk due to increasing procurement shortages, supply disruptions, and the reliability of on-time deliveries with the original order quantities.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app112110374 fatcat:txdshz2rpnaapkkloifmwklw6u

Guest editorial of "Intelligent logistics and supply chains"

Yi Wang, Jan Ola Strandhagen, Ke-Sheng Wang
2014 Advances in Manufacturing  
Various information and communication technologies are used to improve performance of the logistics and supply chain network, such as "data mining", "radio frequency identification (RFID)", "machine learning  ...  Information and communication technology (ICT) has been considered as an enabling tool for having more effective and efficient operations in the management of logistics and supply chains for many years  ...  Chapter 8 investigates the specific planning environment of an automotive part manufacturer and characterizes this environment based on variables regarding the product, its demand and manufacturing process  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40436-014-0076-z fatcat:mnx4xlru45dute2mzpgi3r75d4

Supply Chain Network Optimization of the Canadian Forest Products Industry: A Critical Review

Shashi Shahi, Reino Pulkki
2013 American Journal of Industrial and Business Management  
The literature lacks an integrated approach that combines simulation and optimization models throughout the supply chain network of the Canadian forest products industry.  ...  The Canadian forest products industry has failed to retain its competitiveness in the global markets because of the under-utilization of its resources.  ...  The authors would like to thank the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) Strategic Network on Value Chain Optimization (VCO) for providing the funding for this research.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ajibm.2013.37073 fatcat:2erpsungcrd5tow7zjvijzt5pm

Access Factors Affecting Supply Chain Efficiency of Medical Supplies in public Health Centers in Kenya: A Case Study of Public Health Centers in Elgeyo Marakwet Count

Mark Kemboi KANDA, Mike Amuhaya IRAVO
2015 International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences  
The study precisely sought to establish whether: procurement processes, ICT infrastructure, distribution channels and competency of medical staff in supply chain, are factors affecting efficiency of supply  ...  Technology is key aspect in this study the researcher ought to understand which level of technology is adopted in medical supply chain and how efficient it can be when they adopt this technology and training  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank the respondents who agreed to participate in the study and give their experience freely.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarafms/v5-i2/1560 fatcat:n3dm57i62rchxn4ps7ioedbjwm
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