Search for dissertations about: "outsourcing transport"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words outsourcing transport.

  1. 1. Third-party logistics providers : towards a conceptual strategic model

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Magnus Berglund; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Third-party logistics; Third-party logistics providers; Strategy; Positioning; Subcontracting; Outsourcing; Future; Supply chain integration;

    Abstract : The purpose of the study is to: 1. develop a model for studying the strategies of third-party providers, and 2. preparing empirically supported hypotheses regarding the TPL providers strategies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Firms in Global Value Chains An Analysis of the Determinants and Effects of the Changing Location of International Production

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Tekniska Högskola

    Author : Trudy-Ann Stone; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Global value chains; outsourcing; offshoring; technical efficiency; multinational firms; imports; exports; financial crisis; institutions;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the globalization of production, a salient feature of the modern economy. The development of international outsourcing as a widespread business practice and the simultaneous decrease in trade and transport costs have contributed to the growth of a phenomenon known as global value chains. READ MORE

  3. 3. Purchasing Power and Purchasing Strategies - Insights From the Humanitarian Sector

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Ala Pazirandeh; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Humanitarian logistics; Purchainsg; Resource dependency theory; Buyer-supplier power;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English Globalization and new technologies in transportation and communication have opened the doors for partnerships beyond the national and regional borders, making business survival more complex than ever before. We can see more companies outsourcing different aspects of their business in order to focus on one or a few core competencies, which would potentially gain them more market share. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reflections on Process-based Supply Chain Modelling and Analysis

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Robert Lindroth; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; process mapping; supply chain management; modelling; simulation.;

    Abstract : The interest in modelling, analysis and optimisation of supply chain structures has increased in the last decade. Among the reasons are globalisation, a general speed-up of the rate of change in the business environment, the trend towards more outsourcing of activities, and the rapid development in IT. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maintenance strategy for a railway infrastructure in a regulated environment

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Ulla Espling; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Drift och underhållsteknik; Operation and Maintenance;

    Abstract : The operation and maintenance of railway infrastructure is complex, strictly regulated by government legislation, and must be working in close cooperation with all the stakeholders including customers involved, in order to avoid sub optimization. The business configuration of the Swedish Railway system makes it very difficult to optimize the entire railway operation, as many times its stakeholders have conflicting demands. READ MORE