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The role of time variability in supply chains — a multiple case study [chapter]

Kari Tanskanen, Ari-Pekka Hameri
1998 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this paper we present an approach for identifying problems in the managerial principles of supply chains. The approach is especially designed for analysing export deliveries in process industry.  ...  The key idea of the approach is to divide the logistic chain into major steps, measure the time variability at each step and to focus on the slow moving deliveries.  ...  This information was used to identify problems in the supply chain and to plan improvements.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35321-0_37 fatcat:eibeds6gmfeahjgzhqdeaodqme

Model-driven decision support to facilitate efficient fresh food deliveries

Christian Fikar
2020 Die Bodenkultur  
Therefore, food quality models are often integrated to enable one to monitor quality throughout supply chain operations and adjust planning procedure respectively.  ...  SummaryThe delivery of fresh food is challenged by various uncertainties present in daily logistics operations.  ...  Acknowledgements Financial support by the WU Jubiläumsstiftung through the project 'Incorporating food quality in e-grocery logistics optimization' is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.2478/boku-2020-0001 fatcat:qimhysm52bh3hkcodyx63lxrjy

Effects of delivery speed on supply chain planning

Riikka Kaipia
2008 International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications  
Supply chain planning in manufacturing companies is approached in this paper through empirical case-study research.  ...  Two main supply chain planning approaches can be identified: forecast-focused and orderfocused planning.  ...  cause of uncertainty in supply chains.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13675560701671687 fatcat:yiwv4cws4ndfxihu7f7hm5hdce

Design of an inventory management system in an agricultural supply chain considering the deterioration of the product: The case of small citrus producers in a developing country

Imbachi Acosta, Larrahondo Cano, Orozco Peña, Cadavid Rivera, Bastidas Bravo
2018 Istrazivanja i projektovanja za privredu  
Signifi cant problems like demand forecasting, inventory management and transportation was evidenced within the supply chain studied.  ...  quantity for an order and the time for ordering so as to ward off costs related with understock or overstock.  ...  Costing of the current supply chain In order to determine the costs of the current citrus supply chain, the deliveries made in a planning period are defi ned with the information provided by the echelons  ... 
doi:10.5937/jaes16-17696 fatcat:v7rspojzcjattdm4iml5ktj7x4

Decision models in global supply chain management

Ram Narasimhan, Santosh Mahapatra
2004 Industrial Marketing Management  
Integrative decision making is key to effective supply chain management (SCM).  ...  This article examines five illustrative supply chain decision models that demonstrate the importance of integrating the decisions across the supply chain.  ...  Considerable efforts have been expended in developing decision models for supply chain problems. These have been supported by the integration of these models into decision support systems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2003.08.006 fatcat:ph2t3upvdnhhdk5t7jmnsx5ssq

An unit cost adjusting heuristic algorithm for the integrated planning and scheduling of a two-stage supply chain

Jianhua Wang, Xianfeng Huang, Qiang Mei, Gang Tian
2014 Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management  
This paper studies the optimization of the integrated planning and scheduling problem of a two-stage supply chain with multiple manufacturers and multiple retailers to obtain a minimum supply chain operating  ...  scheduling problems of a supply chain with more reality constraints.  ...  The UCA heuristic can easily deal with the two-stage supply chain scheduling problem which doesn't include the delivery time and batch of orders, but in many real environments, the order delivery time  ... 
doi:10.3926/jiem.1181 fatcat:uuywx4sokfhivgevalnqtrsu5m

The effect of problems on supply chain wide efficiency

Micheline J. Naude, Johanna A. Badenhorst-Weiss
2011 Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management  
If the supply chain is seen as a system of organisations with one aim (value for the final customer), it is logical that a problem in one part of the supply chain must affect the workings and efficiency  ...  The study found that problems experienced at one place in the supply chain had a negative impact throughout the supply chain.  ...  The problem with on-time delivery can cause a ripple effect through the supply chain and strain the relationship and 'trust between ACMs and OEMs'.  ... 
doi:10.4102/jtscm.v5i1.78 fatcat:6rppynjr2nbx5plidcj7ekmrw4

Supply-Chain Synchronization: Lessons from Hyundai Motor Company

Chan K. Hahn, Edward A. Duplaga, Janet L. Hartley
2000 Interfaces  
One of the challenges of supply-chain management is developing ways to effectively integrate activities across organizations on the supply chain.  ...  Hyundai Motor Company developed mechanisms to coordinate production planning and scheduling activities among supply-chain members.  ...  With SCM, the perspective must shift from functional specialization to horizontal integration of all functional activities across organizations in the supply chain.  ... 
doi:10.1287/inte. fatcat:4akxnzhosvgkpjiumd3mvcav4q

Joint lot sizing and scheduling of a multi-product multi-period supply chain

Ahmed Othman El-meehy, Amin K. El-Kharbotly, Mohammed M. El-Beheiry
2019 Independent Journal of Management & Production  
The supply chain deals with two raw materials suppliers. The production facility produces two products which are shipped to customers through distribution centers.  ...  The model is solved to maximize total supply chain profits.  ...  A larger supply chain is considered by (ZHAO; WU; YUAN, 2016), as they considered an integrated supply chain composed of four echelon that delivers finished goods to customers having time-varying demand  ... 
doi:10.14807/ijmp.v10i5.959 fatcat:ylvw3bijv5exjjrcny643zqkfa

The beneficial effect of information sharing in the integrated production-distribution planning of textile and apparel supply chain

Imen SAFRA, Aida Jebali, zied Jemai, hanen Bouchriha, asma Ghaffari
2021 Reserche operationelle  
The present paper proposes an integrated production-distribution planning approach for a textile and apparel supply chain.  ...  Tactical and operational decisions are considered in the proposed multi-product and multi-period planning problem.  ...  However, the adoption of a planning approach with information sharing and a monthly-varying reserve production capacity has a significant effect on supply chain cost reduction in the case of a surge in  ... 
doi:10.1051/ro/2021038 fatcat:xcl5zhup35e6rmpuvw46u7khra

Supply chain management in theory and practice: a passing fad or a fundamental change?

Charu Chandra, Sameer Kumar
2000 Industrial management & data systems  
Supply chain management is a major issue in many industries as firms realize the importance of creating an integrated relationship with their suppliers and customers.  ...  The role of planning and coordination in complex integrated systems and information technology to synchronize the supply chain is described in a framework that creates the appropriate structure and installs  ...  Production strategies for a supply chain emphasize varying resource optimization and batching policies to realize production effectiveness, while ensuring lead times under varying planning and control  ... 
doi:10.1108/02635570010286168 fatcat:3jhk64xdqren5p4c3gxbqntsze


Maryam Darvish, Martin P. Kidd, Leandro C. Coelho, Jacques Renaud
2021 Pesquisa Operacional  
During the last two decades, integrated production-distribution problems have attracted a great deal of attention in the operations research literature.  ...  Table 1 - 1 Integrated supply chain planning.  ...  : several integrated problem are already introduced in the literature, but a holistic supply chain planning approach is still far from being realized.  ... 
doi:10.1590/0101-7438.2021.041s1.00246080 doaj:0e7ba17e63c24f9fbfc18554ea5925c6 fatcat:ycx7gispovallljul4ir2nuarm

Research on Collaborative Mode of Prefabricated Construction Supply Chain Based on Supply-hub

Wang Xuejian, Sun Shusheng
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
Confronted with the uncertainty in prefabricated construction supply chain, this paper applied Supply-hub mode to solve the uncoordinated or unmatched of logistics and information flows in prefabricated  ...  construction supply chain, established the collaborative operation model of prefabricated construction supply chain based on Supply-hub by integrating Supply-hub, multiple suppliers and general contractor  ...  the services for them by integrating logistics and information flow in the supply chain.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/242/6/062005 fatcat:xysglr3mgjhrlc6bs46euzk4le

Overview of MPC applications in supply chains: Potential use and benefits in the management of forest-based supply chains

Tatiana M. Pinho, A. Paulo Moreira, Germano Veiga, José Boaventura-Cunha
2015 Forest Systems  
MPC is able to deal with dynamic interactions between the partners and to globally optimize the supply chain performance in the presence of disturbances.  ...  benefits of MPC in a case study concerning a biomass supply chain.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to acknowledge the contributions of the members of the FOCUS consortium, in particular those involved in the collection of information in the pilot case II: Jussi Rasinmäki  ... 
doi:10.5424/fs/2015243-08148 fatcat:km6w2hmvxnfwpeucjsisbq7xpy

The Responsiveness of Food Retail Supply Chains: A Norwegian Case Study [chapter]

Heidi C. Dreyer, Natalia Swahn, Kasper Kiil, Jan Ola Strandhagen, Anita Romsdal
2015 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This study explores the relation between the responsiveness of the food retail supply chains in Norway and proposes how the planning and control models should be developed.  ...  This paper describes a case study which highlights responsiveness in a Norwegian retail supply chain.  ...  potentially rear--- ranged across firm boundaries Joint problem solving Speed of communication Organizational integration Table 2 : 2 The external factors in the Coop supply chain  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22756-6_19 fatcat:qrswzpvgn5ctnhqaerqiubczky
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