Search for dissertations about: "Inventory control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 swedish dissertations containing the words Inventory control.

  1. 1. Supply Chain Inventory Control-Methods for Coordination and Evaluation

    Author : Johan Marklund; Produktionsekonomi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Supply Chain; Inventory; Multi-Echelon; Stochastic; Decentralization; Centralized Control; Distribution; Divergent; Batch Ordering.;

    Abstract : Thanks to the fierce competition and the globalization of markets as well as compa¬nies, supply chain management has emerged as one of the most urgent manage¬rial issues in business today. This thesis is devoted to one aspect of this vast problem area - the coordinated management/control of supply chain inventories. READ MORE

  2. 2. Coordinated control of Multi-Stage Inventory System

    Author : Johan Marklund; Produktionsekonomi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Inventory systems; multi-echelon; stochastic; decentralization; centralized control; distribution system; divergent system; echelon-stock; installation-stock.;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on three scientific papers dealing with different models for coordinated control of multi-stage inventory systems. The ability to control multi-echelon inventory systems, is paramount for reducing tied up capital and inventory costs in large distribution systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multi-echelon Inventory Control with Integrated Shipment Decisions

    Author : Olof Stenius; Produktionsekonomi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Inventory; Multi-echelon; Stochastic; Shipment consolidation; Delivery decisions;

    Abstract : Rising fuel prices and increasing environmental awareness emphasizes the importance of the transportation aspect in logistics. This calls for new improved inventory control methods that consider the effects of shipment strategies in a more realistic manner. READ MORE

  4. 4. Real-time Allocation Decisions in Multi-echelon Inventory Control

    Author : Christian Howard; Produktionsekonomi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Inventory; Multi-echelon; Real-time information; Stochastic; Stock allocation;

    Abstract : Inventory control is a crucial activity for many companies. Given the recent advances in information technology, there have never been greater opportunities for coordinated inventory control across supply chain facilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Determination of Inventory Cost Parameters

    Author : Peter Berling; Produktionsekonomi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Produktionsteknik; Production technology; Transportteknik; Transport technology; Ordering cost; Shortage cost; Capital cost; Holding cost; Inventory control; Real options;

    Abstract : Efficient inventory control depends on correct values of inventory cost parameters, such as holding costs, shortage/stockout costs and ordering/setup costs. However, there exists surprisingly little research concerning the size of these parameters or how they should be determined. This thesis is devoted to increasing our knowledge of these matters. READ MORE