Search for dissertations about: "outsource"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the word outsource.

  1. 1. Materials Supply and Production Outsourcing

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Anna Fredriksson; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Övrig industriell teknik och ekonomi; Other industrial engineering and economics; materials supply; outsourcing; outsourcing process; supply chain performance; materials planning; supply chain uncertainty;

    Abstract : Supplier and customer markets have become more global and have forced companies to consider restructuring their supply chains to take advantage of opportunities in terms of costs, competence, etc. at different locations. One way to take advantage of opportunities in other locations is to outsource parts of the production to suppliers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving strategic decisions for real estate investors Perspectives on allocation and management

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Sigrid Katzler; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public real estate; private real estate; MPT; time-varying correlation; liquidity; mixed-asset portfolio; real estate portfolio; diversification; outsourcing; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Real estate is an attractive asset class in the mixed-asset portfolio due to favorable risk return characteristics and low correlations with other asset classes like stock and bonds. Unlike financial assets, real estate is a physical asset where large lot sizes/indivisibility, heterogeneity, low liquidity and high transaction costs make applying financial models like modern portfolio theory (MPT) challenging. READ MORE

  3. 3. Contract Packaging and its Implications on the Supply Chain - The Case of a Contract Packager

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Claes Wallin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; packaging logistics; outsourcing; packaging; suppy chain;

    Abstract : In trying to get products out to the market in promotional or display packaging, companies have the option of turning to a contract packager. The purpose of this thesis is to present the area of contract packaging, specifically discussing the internal factors that make a contract packager an attractive actor to outsource packaging of products to and also to find out how a contract packager can affect the supply chain of the company outsourcing to such an actor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outsourcing strategies for wood product manufactering firms : driving forces and strategic development

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Daniel Fransson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Outsourcing; driving forces; strategic development; wood product manufacturing firms; case studies; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In this thesis outsourcing in the wood product manufacturing sector (WPM) is studied. More specifically, the study aims to describe and analyse outsourcing strategies for firms in the WPM industries (door, floor and window). READ MORE

  5. 5. Outsourcing in the Wood Product Manufacturing Sector A Combined Customer and Supplier Perspective

    University dissertation from Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Daniel Nordigården; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Outsourcing; driving forces; forward integration; supplier value-adding strategies; parallel production; wood products and sawmills; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Industrial organisation; administration and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Abstract : Outsourcing can be defined as transferring an activity from internal to external control. This thesis studies outsourcing in the wood product manufacturing (WPM) sector from both a customer and supplier perspective. READ MORE