Customer Driven Supply Chains

Author: Andrew C. Lyons
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1846288754
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In recent years, the supply chain has become a key element to the survival and prosperity of organisations in different industry sectors. Organisations dealing in dynamic business environments demand supply chains that support the satisfaction of customer needs. The principles of lean thinking that once permeated standalone organisations have now been transferred to the supply chain, making imperative the development of innovative approaches to supply chain management. Customer-driven Supply Chains: Strategies for Lean and Agile Supply Chain Design reviews the concept of lean thinking and its relationship to other key initiatives associated with supply chain management. Detailed industrial case studies based on the authors’ experience illustrate the principles behind lean supply chains. Moreover, a series of diagrams are used to illustrate critical concepts and supply chain architectures. Special emphasis is placed on the importance of transferring lean principles from the organisational level to the supply chain level. The theory and principles behind lean supply chains are reviewed. Other concepts related to lean supply chains discussed in the book include: mass customisation, agility, information sharing and the bullwhip effect. A methodology used to measure the performance of supply chains is introduced; this methodology comprises the tools of decision timeline, data-flow diagramming, supply chain value stream mapping and a performance measurement scorecard. Readers will gain a clear picture of the competitive implications of lean supply chains. Customer-driven Supply Chains: Strategies for Lean and Agile Supply Chain Design will be a valuable resource of material to students studying supply chain/operations management as well as researchers in this field. Industry practitioners will learn how to develop sound supply chain strategies that can have a positive impact in their organisation.

The Cloud Based Demand Driven Supply Chain

Author: Vinit Sharma
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119477816
Size: 13,15 MB
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It’s time to get your head in the cloud! In today’s business environment, more and more people are requesting cloud-based solutions to help solve their business challenges. So how can you not only anticipate your clients’ needs but also keep ahead of the curve to ensure their goals stay on track? With the help of this accessible book, you’ll get a clear sense of cloud computing and understand how to communicate the benefits, drawbacks, and options to your clients so they can make the best choices for their unique needs. Plus, case studies give you the opportunity to relate real-life examples of how the latest technologies are giving organizations worldwide the opportunity to thrive as supply chain solutions in the cloud. Demonstrates how improvements in forecasting, collaboration, and inventory optimization can lead to cost savings Explores why cloud computing is becoming increasingly important Takes a close look at the types of cloud computing Makes sense of demand-driven forecasting using Amazon's cloud Whether you work in management, business, or IT, this is the dog-eared reference you’ll want to keep close by as you continue making sense of the cloud.

Conscious Branding

Author: David Funk
Editor: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 9781606490594
Size: 13,60 MB
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Conscious Branding is a step-by-step process that enables entrepreneurs to consciously build a differentiating brand using the Brand Map, a simple visual diagram of how brands function throughout an organization. The Brand Map helps managers and staff visualize their brand and demonstrates how they can make their brand real through everything they do. Conscious Branding describes a simple, easy to understand and tested in real life system.

Ans Tze Zur Beurteilung Der Produktionswirtschaftlichen Flexibilit T

Author: Gottfried Seebacher
Editor: Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH
ISBN: 3832535357
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Flexibilität wird als ein besonderer strategischer Erfolgsfaktor angesehen, der eine effiziente Handhabung unvorhersehbarer Einflussgrößen auf die Leistungsstellung ermöglicht und mit dem gegenüber Konkurrenten entscheidende Wettbewerbsvorteile zu erzielen sind. Problematisch ist, dass Flexibilität keine direkt messbare Größe darstellt und eine Bewertung der Flexibilität in den relevanten Leistungssystemen eines Unternehmens schwierig ist. Im vorliegenden Buch geht Dr. Gottfried Seebacher der Frage nach, wie die produktionswirtschaftliche Flexibilität auf Unternehmens- und Supply Chain Ebene aus theoretischer und praktischer Sicht zweckmäßig zu beurteilen ist. Dazu wird das internationale Schrifttum zur Flexibilitätsforschung gezielt anhand einer Zitationsanalyse ausgewertet und es werden die Ergebnisse einer empirischen Untersuchung zu den Flexibilitätsanforderungen in produktionswirtschaftlichen Leistungssystemen vorgestellt. Der Autor konzipiert methodische Ansätze zur Beurteilung der produktionswirtschaftlichen Flexibilität auf Unternehmens- und Supply Chain Ebene und weist dessen Funktionsweise nach. Das vorliegende Buch wendet sich an interessierte Praktiker, Wissenschaftler und Studierende, die sich mit produktionswirtschaftlichen Fragestellungen beschäftigen.

Global Value Chains In A Changing World

Author: Deborah Kay Elms
Editor:
ISBN: 9789287038821
Size: 14,34 MB
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A collection of papers by some of the world's leading specialists on global value chains (GVCs). It examines how GVCs have evolved and the challenges they face in a rapidly changing world. The approach is multi-disciplinary, with contributions from economists, political scientists, supply chain management specialists, practitioners and policy-makers. Co-published with the Fung Global Institute and the Temasek

Innovative Methods In Logistics And Supply Chain Management

Author: Thorsten Blecker
Editor: epubli
ISBN: 3844298789
Size: 19,18 MB
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Innovative Methods in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Beach Management Tools Concepts Methodologies And Case Studies

Author: Camilo M. Botero
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319583042
Size: 13,19 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides an overview of beach management tools, including carrying capacity, beach nourishment, environmental and tourism awards (like Blue Flag or others), bathing water quality, zoning, beach typologies, quality index, user's perception, interdisciplinary beach monitoring, coastal legislation, shore protection, social and economic indicators, ecosystem services, and coastal governance (applied in beach case studies). Beaches are one of the most intensely used coastal ecosystems and are responsible for more than half of all global tourism revenues, and as such the book introduces a wide range of state-of-the-art tools that can be used to deal with a variety of beach challenges. Each chapter features specific types of tools that can be applied to advantage in beach management practices. With examples of local and regional case studies from around the globe, this is a valuable resource for anyone involved in beach management.

21st European Symposium On Computer Aided Process Engineering

Author: E. N. Pistikopoulos
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 044453895X
Size: 17,34 MB
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The European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) series presents the latest innovations and achievements of leading professionals from the industrial and academic communities. The ESCAPE series serves as a forum for engineers, scientists, researchers, managers and students to present and discuss progress being made in the area of Computer Aided Process Engineering (CAPE). European industries large and small are bringing innovations into our lives, whether in the form of new technologies to address environmental problems, new products to make our homes more comfortable and energy efficient or new therapies to improve the health and well-being of European citizens. Moreover, the European Industry needs to undertake research and technological initiatives in response to humanity's "Grand Challenges", described in the declaration of Lund, namely, Global Warming, Tightening Supplies of Energy, Water and Food, Ageing Societies, Public Health, Pandemics and Security. Thus, the Technical Theme of ESCAPE 21 will be "Process Systems Approaches for Addressing Grand Challenges in Energy, Environment, Health, Bioprocessing & Nanotechnologies".

Logistics Supply Chain Management

Author: Martin Christopher
Editor: Pearson UK
ISBN: 1292083824
Size: 15,51 MB
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The UK’s bestselling book on logistics and supply chain management – over 100,000 copies sold. Effective development and management of supply chain networks helps businesses cut costs and enhance customer value. This updated 5th edition is a clear guide to all the key topics in an integrated approach to supply chains. As well as new and updated examples and case studies, there are two new chapters: Routes to Market: Many companies now have to manage multiple distribution channels - this chapter covers strategic issues on how companies “go to market” along with the cost implications of using alternative channels. Service Logistics: As companies begin to sell performance rather than physical product, this chapter explores the implications for logistics management as the need to provide higher levels of service and customer support becomes ever more critical.

Business Models And Ict Technologies For The Fashion Supply Chain

Author: Rinaldo Rinaldi
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319485113
Size: 13,74 MB
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This book presents high-quality original contributions on the fashion supply chain. A wide spectrum of application domains are covered, processing of big data coming from digital and social media channels, fashion new product development, fashion design, fashion marketing and communication strategy, business models and entrepreneurship, e-commerce and omni-channel management, corporate social responsibility, new materials for fashion product, wearable technologies. The contents are based on presentations delivered at IT4Fashion 2016, the 6th International Conference in Business Models and ICT Technologies for the Fashion Supply Chain, which was held in Florence, Italy, in April 2016. This conference series represents a targeted response to the growing need for research that reports and debates supply chain business models and technologies applied to the fashion industry, with the aim of increasing knowledge in the area of product lifecycle management and supply chain management in that industry.