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Supply Chain Management in Pandemic Times

Atanas Kochov, Elena Kochovska
2021 Tehnički glasnik  
This paper provides a brief analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the automotive sector in the Republic of North Macedonia.  ...  The automotive industry is one of the sectors that has been hardest hit by the pandemic crisis.  ...  TECHNICAL JOURNAL 15, 4(2021), 524-528 companies faced similar challenges and took similar actions, according to the findings of this study.  ... 
doi:10.31803/tg-20210805121228 fatcat:tw725337ojadthelsidvxqawki

Food supply chain management: systems, implementations, and future research

Ray Zhong, Xun Xu, Lihui Wang
2017 Industrial management & data systems  
Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to review the food supply chain management (FSCM) in terms of systems and implementations so that observations and lessons from this research could be useful for academia  ...  Data-driven systems for FSCM will be the future for a more sustainable food supply chain.  ...  Consisting of multi-tiered food supply chains in North America, FSCM is both large and complex so that innovations are highlighted in food industry to meet the steady growing rate of 2.9 percent yearly  ... 
doi:10.1108/imds-09-2016-0391 fatcat:a3xewseekjhj3b2ynlrsnsv3lm

Challenges for Managing Complexity in Industrial and Operations Management – A point of view from ICIEOM 2013

Katja Klingebiel, Adriana Leiras, Francisco Soares Másculo
2014 Brazilian Journal of Operations & Production Management  
The key topics emphasized in the eight papers of this special issue are supply chain performance management, non-profit organizations management, customer relationship management, business-to-consumer  ...  This Special Issue of the Brazilian Journal of Operations and Production Management (BJO&PM) presents eight papers selected from the XIX International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations  ...  Acknowledgements The co-editors of this special issue would like to thank the support and incentive of Dr. Helder  ... 
doaj:3d2e2b2f348f4482bfb9de94f090502d fatcat:ngcnmselrbaerpe2vieuiwxtei

Assessing the challenges and opportunities of global supply chain management

S. Balan, Prem Vrat, Pradeep Kumar
2006 International journal of value chain management  
To compare the degree of implementation of an ideal supply chain in these countries, a Supply Chain Management Index (SCMI) has been formulated with the help of questionnaire survey and analysis.  ...  Opportunities and challenges offered by the global supply chain, as suggested by various experts, have been pointed out and discussed thoroughly.  ...  Introduction of the Euro and free trade between selected European countries have added to their supply chain strength.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijvcm.2006.011180 fatcat:wkyebfuq4zaxdmejdu44aiqpqa

International Business Strategies in Africa: Old Supply Chains and New Competitors "Lessons from the Ethiopian—Italian Leather Trade"

Abebe Workneh
2014 International Business Research  
The paper is narrowly focused on leather supply trade, but with implications on all old and rusting, strategic and non-strategic supply chains stretching out of Africa to Europe.  ...  This paper specifically focuses on international business (IB) strategies in supply chains and commodities using the Ethiopian-Italian hides, skins and leather trade as a case study.  ...  to a number of supply chains and commodities.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v7n5p112 fatcat:ucwailcfxvduvpiggwoyjtjsvi

A time staged linear programming model for production loading problems with import quota limit in a global supply chain

Yue Wu
2010 Computers & industrial engineering  
This poses some special challenges and raises certain issues. This paper examines production loading problems that involve import quota limits in the global supply chain network.  ...  Import quota, which is imposed by importing countries (mostly in North America and Europe), requires that certain types of products imported into these countries are against valid quotas held by the exporters  ...  Quotas control the quantity or volume of certain merchandise that can be imported into North American and European countries.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cie.2010.06.007 fatcat:c2ngrzuvqzeplgozl3luudyht4

Challenges to the supply chains in the context of COVID-19 pandemic

Gabriela Ioana Enache
2022 Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Excellence  
Increasing autonomy has been a necessity of these conditions, and in order to optimize the resilience of its supply chains, the European Union is applying politics aimed at a wide diversification of suppliers  ...  The study carried out an in-depth analysis of relevant literature in order to identify the challenges for both the member-states of the European Union, and for other states such as Japan, the United States  ...  A positive example of an industrial alliance is the European Raw Materials Alliance, which was launched in 2020 to support raw material-value chains to overcome the challenges they were facing.  ... 
doi:10.2478/picbe-2022-0130 fatcat:etcl5kzzbfe4bopcrecqx7rlx4

Selected aspects of the supply chain management in the aerospace industry

2013 INCAS Bulletin  
The paper in the introductory part underlines some factors concerning the aerospace supply chain management (SCM) issue.  ...  Authors inform on selected definitions in this topic, levels of supply chain and its maturity.  ...  The recognized situation is that managing suppliers throughout the aerospace supply chain remains a major challenge for the industry.  ... 
doi:10.13111/2066-8201.2013.5.1.13 fatcat:hi25gd6p75d63k3xly4rooqr5m


2022 Zenodo  
This study aims to increase our understanding of the technology-based initiatives, adoption challenges in reducing food losses in developed and developing economies countries.  ...  Lack of awareness, competency, and infrastructure are the main challenges in adopting technology to reduce food losses in developing countries, while technical risk, market risk, and financial risk are  ...  The technology-based initiatives in North and South Countries As Table 4 shows, the initiatives are clustered based on the area of improvement, describing the food supply chain process in an industry  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.7053131 fatcat:ufijf7vc5vbedfsrn5thezq4ci

Upgrading in Global Value Chains

John Humphrey
2007 Social Science Research Network  
In the case of the horticulture industry, for example, alternatives to large retailing chains in northern Europe might include customers in Middle Eastern and East European markets, or traders supplying  ...  direct challenge to the national industrialization process.  ...  Policy Integration Department Working Papers prepared for the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.908214 fatcat:fz3kppy3yradvgznyaoal6iyxa

Comparison of Industry 4.0 Requirements between Central-European and South-East-Asian Enterprises

Manuel Woschank, Elena Del Rio, Helmut Zsifkovits, Patrick Dallasega
2020 Zenodo  
In this paper, the authors compare and discuss significant differences regarding the requirements of Central-European and South-East-Asian enterprises.  ...  Industry 4.0 provides a variety of concepts and technologies to create competitive advantages for industrial enterprises and small- and medium-sized enterprises as well.  ...  Acknowledgments The project "SME 4.0 -Industry 4.0 for SMEs" has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4483660 fatcat:ze7lzbujrjgjhmpsqqq7wgmnfe

Service Provision in Knowledge-Based Industries – A Global Study on the

Günther Schuh, Wolfgang Boos, Fabian Gaus
2010 Journal of Service Science and Management  
Key findings of the survey with respect to designing industrial product-service-systems are presented in this paper.  ...  To address these challenges the European R&D-project TIPSS has the objective to develop suitable methods, techniques and technologies, for toolmakers to improve their local and global performance thus  ...  Acknowledgements The research and development project "TIPSS" (Tools for Innovative Product-Product-Service Systems in Global Tool and Die Networks) is co-funded by the European Commission within the Seventh  ... 
doi:10.4236/jssm.2010.31017 fatcat:hyu4qnnxiveqjo4xmjp3vs6vvy

Is the supply chain ready for the green transformation? The case of offshore wind logistics

Thomas Poulsen, Rasmus Lema
2017 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
Using the offshore wind energy sector as a case, this article presents an analysis of supply chain readiness to ascertain the role of the supply chain in the green transformation.  ...  Therefore, this article addresses the role of the supply chain in the renewable energy diffusion process.  ...  A special thanks is also extended to PhD supervisor Lars Bo Henriksen of Aalborg University.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2017.01.181 fatcat:mwbyktpkmrdflbxhxdtvvo6a5y

Disruption in Global Food Supply Chain (FSCs) Due to Covid-19 Pandemic and Impact of Digitalization Through Block Chain Technology in FSCs Management

2020 European Journal of Business and Management  
The purpose of this paper was to highlight the reasons of disruption in global supply chain management especially in food supply chain management.  ...  This paper also has depicted the long term impacts of COVID-19 in food supply chain management.  ...  European Journal of Business and Management ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.12, No.17, 2020  ... 
doi:10.7176/ejbm/12-17-08 fatcat:6qzud3cyxzgkpd2xvujbnjm3wu

Crash repair in the UK: reusing salvaged parts in car repair centres

James Aitken, Adam Murray
2010 International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications  
This research investigates the opportunities and challenges that confront an important but under researched part of the automotive supply chain in establishing a reverse logistics flow of salvaged parts  ...  The aim of this article is to explore why the development of a reverse logistics system for the reuse of salvaged parts has not been successful in the UK yet flourishes in North America and Europe.  ...  The groups were assembled by the researchers to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the industry in establishing a reuse supply chain.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13675567.2010.512558 fatcat:4wqkz6jjczhuxosygnma5zlzcm
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