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Integrating Closed-Loop Supply Chains and Spare-Parts Management at IBM

Moritz Fleischmann, Jo A. E. E. van Nunen, Ben Gräve
2003 Interfaces  
We report on a project exploiting product returns as a source of spare parts.  ...  Our recommendations provide a basis for significantly expanding the usage of the novel parts supply source, which allows for cutting procurement costs.  ...  Keeping spares in a closed loop by repairing defective replacement parts from the field has been a key element of IBM's service business.  ... 
doi:10.1287/inte.33.6.44.25189 fatcat:6sluylrurffgtg6x2htngciup4

Holding costs under push or pull conditions – The impact of the Anchor Point

Patrick Beullens, Gerrit K. Janssens
2011 European Journal of Operational Research  
We compute the optimal order quantity of new product and the optimal discounted price for old product given the remaining inventory level of old product in order to maximize the total profit.  ...  We first show that under certain conditions, the total profit is a concave function with respect to the order quantity and this enables an efficient algorithm to be developed to compute the optimal order  ...  At first, the credit period policy and the quantity discount policy are developed and the total profits under the two policies are compared.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2011.06.005 fatcat:rpilnlihzfg5zps66qehd4rrxq

Human Resources Shortage – Decisive Factor in Substantiating the Personnel Attraction Strategy

Micu Angela-Eliza, Popa Daniel
2019 Ovidius University Annals: Economic Sciences Series  
This paper offers a particular view on the human resources shortage within the organizations providing auto repair services in Galati City, which determines the need of identifying a personnel attraction  ...  Thus, the need to implement a human resources attraction strategy distinguishes itself by using procurement, flexibilization, retaining and restriction plans, but also human resources development coaching  ...  The mono-brand repair shop experts also found a solution to the issue of granting spare part discounts: spare parts can be purchased from parallel import networks as well, which trade spares manufactured  ... 
doaj:0a4b10549a584bfbaf6914b392702c8a fatcat:amyi6hcwl5b77clj2chzdjqbg4

Optimal Machine Stopping Time and Ordering Cycle for Parts to Minimize the Total Cost of a Supply Chain

Cun Rong Li, Xiaohui Cao, Bhaba R. Sarker
2021 IEEE Access  
A decision on replacing all such vulnerable parts decreases the total cost including penalty cost, purchasing cost and holding cost.  ...  This study proposes a novel model to minimize the total cost for the vulnerable parts which have joint influence on machine performance.  ...  This research studies the impact of lifespan joint distribution on part procurement policy. B.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3079281 fatcat:zvo5qlkak5cczf6j6f46wvw3l4

Automotive Supply Chain Management-A2Z

Rahul Guhathakurta
2014 Zenodo  
volume flexibility. • Total cost of the entire supply chain.  ...  / SPARE PARTS DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL OEM 1 OEM 2 OEM n ......  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1148185 fatcat:aqwn6isz7nddfnoutowyehktlq

Dynamic Control in Multi-Item Production/Inventory Systems

Harold Tiemessen, Moritz Fleischmann, Geert-Jan van Houtum
2014 Social Science Research Network  
A few months later, he invited me to come to Eindhoven and work on a research project on repairable inventories.  ...  I enjoyed our discussions over Skype very much and often left the call full of new ideas, boosted optimism and a smile on my face.  ...  This is the first attempt to optimize initial spare parts supplies under a dynamic scheduling policy.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2523838 fatcat:4h5qchuyirexxjf4bkguyn5b3m

Multiple-supplier inventory models in supply chain management: A review

Stefan Minner
2003 International Journal of Production Economics  
In extension to the effect of pre-and post-award competition, Klotz and Chatterjee (1995) study the effect of repeated procurement business in an environment with two periods, entry costs, and production  ...  Depending on the capacity of the suppliers, the entire purchasing volume or part of it may be transferred.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0925-5273(02)00288-8 fatcat:vimbs7opjnemjitmbledtgr63a

CBM challenges and opportunities for O&M of the Johan Sverdrup Oil and Gas field

Jose V. Taboada, Vicente Diaz Casas, Xi Yu
2021 Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering  
Although, weaknesses will come from O&M integration from repairs and substitution of spare parts, due to it's difficult because these activities usually are done on a "time-andmaterials basis".  ...  -Personnel transport. • Spare parts and consumables consumptions costs. • Logistic support costs (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108890 fatcat:r2xztu37xrgszlyxsmlsycmmc4

Marketability [chapter]

2009 Enterprise Sustainability  
DSCC supplies weapon systems spare parts and manages construction and electronic spare parts.  ...  policy, parts obsolescence, and diminishing sources.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420078596-15 fatcat:ybka5pjmvrbcxevtjahqkty6nm

The role of e-marketplaces in relationship-based supply chains: A survey

W. Grey, T. Olavson, D. Shi
2005 IBM Systems Journal  
thin transaction volumes.  ...  Despite the early excitement surrounding business-to-business (B2B) e-marketplaces during the Internet boom, many exchanges have since closed, citing their inability to generate sufficient revenue from  ...  Though representing a small segment of total HP part demand (spare parts not more than two years beyond their discontinuance), it contributed to a significant reduction in supply chain costs.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.441.0109 fatcat:wobrat563fdexpbpzff6za7f7u

Sustainability in Fleet Management

Erkut Akkartal, G. Yiğit Aras
2021 Journal of Advanced Research in Economics and Administrative Sciences  
under the phenomenon of fleet management.  ...  Therefore, the main contribution and novelty of this paper is to provide companies with policy advice regarding the three pillars of sustainability for their applications to vehicle fleet management.  ...  For example, in Sweden maintenance, repair and insurance costs corresponds to the most expensive part of the total costs (per month), whereas in Turkey, costs for maintenance and repair are lowest 8 in  ... 
doi:10.47631/jareas.v2i3.288 fatcat:vpepqvf7tfbrrpz2wkbygz6cau

Comparison of Two Buyer-Vendor Coordination Models

Ririn Diar Astanti, The Jin Ai, Dah-Chuan Gong, Hunyh Trung Luong
2018 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  
In this case the vendor which is an Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMS) of automotive parts, are supplying different type of buyers, i.e. automotive industry, repair shop and automotive dealers.  ...  It is well known that automotive industries are operated in Just in Time (JIT) Production Environment, so that the demand behaviour from this buyer has different characteristics than the demand behaviour  ...  Research to determine optimal pricing policies for the case of one vendor multiple heterogeneous buyers was conducted by [17] who discussed about developing discount pricing structure.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1757-899x/319/1/012048 fatcat:lb6rto45trgplo5tp5xp22lhnq

Environmentally conscious manufacturing and product recovery (ECMPRO): A review of the state of the art

Mehmet Ali Ilgin, Surendra M. Gupta
2010 Journal of Environmental Management  
Gungor and Gupta [1999, Issues in environmentally conscious manufacturing and product recovery: a survey.  ...  Computers and Industrial Engineering, 36(4), 811-853] presented an important review of the development of research in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery (ECMPRO) and provided  ...  It is found that the pure strategy (total repair or total waste disposal) is optimal.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2009.09.037 pmid:19853369 fatcat:2c7cc2wowjaahdemy2rnz7gana

Iterative Combinatorial Auction for Carrier Collaboration in Logistics Services

Hamidreza Mehrizi, Chun Wang
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics  
Experimental results show that the procurement cost performance and the quality of solutions computed using the proposed iterative auction model is close to that of the optimal solutions. 4  ...  We first present a centralized carrier collaboration problem model in which a central entity has all required information to compute an optimal solution.  ...  -Maintenance and spare parts: maintenance, repair and changing spare parts cost decrease significantly in new trucks models.  ... 
doi:10.1109/smc.2013.482 dblp:conf/smc/MehriziW13 fatcat:aihk7pee7jcutgocid5wh5ciry

The Relationship Among Firm Characteristics and Design of Strategic Planning Systems in Large Organizations

Sal Kukalis
1989 Journal of Management  
Transportation takes a crucial part in the manipulation of logistic.  ...  Practical implications -It is identified that SCM can be a potential tool for competitive advantage, cost minimization and optimal decision-making, risksharing in SMEs also.  ...  Spare Parts Management is a science and an exact one at that!  ... 
doi:10.1177/014920638901500406 fatcat:77kktk6imvaxlhwdviq4bgmmry
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