Search for dissertations about: "thesis on purchasing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 141 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on purchasing.

  1. 1. A Method for Customer-driven Purchasing : Aligning Supplier interaction and Customer-driven manufacturing

    Author : Jenny Bäckstrand; Joakim Wikner; Eva Johansson; Martin Rudberg; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : Customer‐driven purchasing; Supplier interaction; Customer‐driven manufacturing; Purchasing; Supply chain management;

    Abstract : The role of a purchaser has traditionally focused on acquiring standard items at the lowest possible cost. The ability to reduce unit cost has been the key performance indicator for purchasers. Most traditional purchasing strategies thus focus on optimizing this situation, focusing on the supplier interface only and not on customer value. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Economizing on supply network development

    Author : Nojan Najafi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Supply network development; Economic sense making; Industrial Networks Approach; Purchasing; Economizing;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with economizing on supply network development. The problematization in thisthesis builds on two starting points. First, the ever-increasing importance of purchasing as afunction and the role of suppliers as resource providers means that the supply side of firms hasbecome a spring of opportunities for various types of benefits. READ MORE

  4. 4. Purchasing practices of environmentally preferable transport services, Guidance to increased shipper considerations

    Author : Maria Björklund; Teknisk logistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Technological sciences; Industriell ekonomi; Commercial and industrial economics; Shippers perspective; Logistics Management; Transport services; Green Purchasing; Purchasing; Environment; Teknik; Environmental technology; pollution control; Miljöteknik; kontroll av utsläpp;

    Abstract : The logistical activity of transport is one of the largest contributors to several environmental problems. One efficient and effective way to decrease the environmental impact from transports is to implement changes in the logistically related strategies and activities applied, such as the selection of transport suppliers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strategic lead-times and their implications on financial performance

    Author : Fredrik Tiedemann; Joakim Wikner; Eva Johansson; Jenny Bäckstrand; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; decoupling point; financial performance; manufacturing companies; new product development; production; purchasing; return on investment; ROI; strategic lead-time; finansiellt resultat; finansiella nyckeltal; frikopplingspunkt; inköp; lönsamhet; produktion; produktutveckling; strategiska ledtider; tillverkningsindustri;

    Abstract : The overall goal for manufacturing companies is to earn profit and increase shareholders’ value. To ensure that companies in fact are profitable, managers usually evaluate the company’s resources based on both financial and operational performance, to analyse if the resources are contributing with a financial return. READ MORE