Search for dissertations about: "Supplier selection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words Supplier selection.

  1. 1. Collaborative New Product Development : Supplier Selection and Purchasing

    Author : Lisa Melander; Fredrik Tell; Nicolette Lakemond; Maria Elmquist; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Supplier selection; NPD; Purchasing; case studies;

    Abstract : Suppliers provide new technology to firms and are important in firms‟ NPD. It is not sufficient for firms to select the most appropriate technology; they must also select the most appropriate supplier for their NPD. READ MORE

  2. 2. Supplier Involvement in New Product Development under Technological Uncertainty

    Author : Lisa Melander; Fredrik Tell; Thomas Johnsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ; ; New product development; supplier involvement; technological uncertainty; supplier selection; buyer-supplier collaboration; coordination; purchasing; project;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the challenges that firms are faced with when collaborating with suppliers in new product development (NPD) projects under technological uncertainty. A critical observation that is made in this context is that technologies are evolving faster, making products more complex. At the same time, firms become more specialized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Supplier Integration in Category Management : A case study of the situational impact on relationship performance and interdependence

    Author : Daniel Ellström; Jakob Rehme; Tomas Nord; Daniel Nordigården; Edward Sweeney; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Supplier integration; category management; interorganizational relationships; retail;

    Abstract : Supplier integration in category management means that a supplier takes part in the activities that are traditionally performed by retailers. These activities are the selection of which products to sell, decisions on how to price and market the products, and making sure that the products are delivered to the stores in a timely manner. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable supplier selection in the logistics industry

    Author : Kamran Rashidi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inköp; Benchmarking; Logistik miljöaspekter; Benchmarking Management ; Industrial procurement; Purchasing;

    Abstract : Supplier selection has become one of the most crucial tasks in supply chain management, especially in the procurement function. In recent years, the importance of selecting the best possible suppliers has been enhanced due to the emergence of sustainability issues. READ MORE

  5. 5. Manufacturing Decisions and A Multi-Tier Supply Location Decision-Support Model for Enhancing Sustainability in Textile and Clothing Supply Chains

    Author : Petchprakai Sirilertsuwan; Lantz Björn; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; carbon emissions; global supply chain network design; location decisions; manufacturing decisions; supplier selection; supply chain performance measurement; sustainable supply chain management; total cost calculation; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : A recent trend towards sustainability has led to increases in various sustainable practices, but sustainability has still not been fully implemented into manufacturing and supply location decisions. A fragmented product supply chain, which has various locations and multi-tier suppliers, leads to difficulties in traceability to ensure the supply chain has business, environmental, and social/socio-economic sustainability, known as the triple bottom line (TBL). READ MORE