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Reports on recent research on leading edge firms,which shows that logistics plays an important role in a firmscompetitiveness. Details the evolution of advanced logistics management,analyses the essence of logistical leadership and outlines likelycharacteristics of the leading logistics...
The move towards higher levels of customer service necessary todefend market share has come at a time when the economic climate hashighlighted the need to reduce logistics costs. Compounding this issueis the added complexity many companies now face as they expand towards aEuropeanwide supply...
Examines project scheduling advances in a jobshop or orderdrivenenvironment. Scheduling is an important part of the project managementprocess. Some antiquated ideas remain, but many dramatic advances havebeen made, primarily due to computerbased solutions. Todays schedulercan take advantage of...
This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/00251749110136136. When citing the article, please cite: John O. Burdett, (1991), “A Model for Customer-Supplier Alliances”, Management Decision, Vol. 29 Iss 5.
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies AMTs present a majorchallenge for managers that is, the successful adoption andimplementation of AMT and the translating of technical benefits intobusiness benefits in the marketplace. There are many factors that arecritical to achieving this success. The...
Outlines a supplier certification programme a structuredprocedure for evaluating suppliers to determine if performance warrantsa special partnership agreement. Close, longterm relationships betweenbuyer and supplier are becoming more common, especially for thosemanufacturers practising a...
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