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Study and suggestions on inbound logistics for vehicle utilisation: a case study

Study and suggestions on inbound logistics for vehicle utilisation: a case study A service provider for a global textile machinery manufacturing organisation has been managing the inbound logistics operations for the subcontracted items. The payment terms is fixed with service provider such that a fixed amount is paid to it based on the vehicles utilised per day. Such kind of an agreement calls for better utilisation of vehicles in terms of running time. This paper presents some of the observations and areas of improvement for better utilisation of vehicles so that the transportation overheads for the subcontracted items are reduced. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development Inderscience Publishers

Study and suggestions on inbound logistics for vehicle utilisation: a case study

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Publisher
Inderscience Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. All rights reserved
ISSN
1740-8822
eISSN
1740-8830
DOI
10.1504/IJISD.2012.047838
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Abstract

A service provider for a global textile machinery manufacturing organisation has been managing the inbound logistics operations for the subcontracted items. The payment terms is fixed with service provider such that a fixed amount is paid to it based on the vehicles utilised per day. Such kind of an agreement calls for better utilisation of vehicles in terms of running time. This paper presents some of the observations and areas of improvement for better utilisation of vehicles so that the transportation overheads for the subcontracted items are reduced.

Journal

International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable DevelopmentInderscience Publishers

Published: Jan 1, 2012

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