Search for dissertations about: "third-party logistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words third-party logistics.

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

    Author : Magnus Berglund; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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. Exploring Third-Party Logistics and Partnering in Construction : A Supply Chain Management Perspective

    Author : Andreas Ekeskär; Martin Rudberg; Per Erik Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Case study; construction; construction management; construction industry; supply chain management; logistics; third-party logistics; logistics management; partnering;

    Abstract : The construction industry is associated with problems such as low productivity and high costs. This has been highlighted in several government-funded reports in both Sweden and in the UK during the course of over two decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing to third party logistics

    Author : Magnus Lindskog; Mats Abrahamsson; Helge Virum; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Third party logistics; Change; Process; Outsourcing; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Third party logistics (TPL), the procurement of an integrated set of logistics services in a long-term relationship between a shipper (goods owner) and a service provider, is today a viable option for how companies carry out their logistics activities. Very little has been written on implementation or change issues in a TPL setting; these issues are identified as important, but not elaborated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring shippers, logistics service providers and their relationships in facilitating green logistics

    Author : Amer Jazairy; Lars Bengtsson; Robin von Haartman; Andreas Feldmann; Helena Forslund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; green logistics; logistics relationships; green logistics purchasing; logistics service provider; environmental sustainability; third-party logistics; logistics performance; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : The logistics industry causes various harms to the environment. The literature assigns the main responsibility for alleviating such harms to two supply chain actors: shippers (logistics buyers) and logistics service providers (LSPs), which motivated studying them in this thesis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Construction Logistics in a City Development Setting

    Author : Mats Janné; Anna Fredriksson; Martin Rudberg; Per Erik Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction logistics; Construction logistics setups; Third-party logistics;

    Abstract : With the current urbanization trend, there is an increased need for city development, i.e. to build apartment buildings, hospitals, schools and infrastructure in cities and urban areas to meet the rising demands. At the same time, land is increasingly seen as a finite resource. READ MORE