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Use of twitter data for waste minimisation in beef supply chain

Approximately one third of the food produced is discarded or lost, which accounts for 1.3 billion tons per annum. The waste is being generated throughout the supply chain viz. farmers, wholesalers ... : farmers, wholesalers, logistics, retailers and consumers have the onus of food waste. Waste might be generated at one end in the supply chain and their root cause might be linked to other segment of the

Analysis of Factors Affecting E-supply Chain Performances

The relevance of supply chain (SC) behaviour is continuously increasing, especially with respect to companies adopting e-commerce strategies. Although the huge number of works on this topic, an ... variable is the e-supply chain dynamism degree. This, in turns, depends on both, market and production process dynamics. The latter is related to the variety of production processes and volumes. Market

A Structural Equation Model of Information Systems Development and Supply Chain Management

This paper employees structural equation modeling to analyze the effects of information system development and supply chain management on manufacturing objective and organizational performance ... . RESEARCH CONSTRUCTS Supply Chain Management (SCM) APIC (American Production and Inventory Control) dictionary describes the supply chain as"the processesfrom the initial raw materials to the ultimate

Supply Chain Collaborations changing the face of Indian Automobile

The emphasis given on improving supply chains in organizations both by companies and academia in past two decades shows the growing importance of integrating manufacturing and marketing processes of ... reporting about consumption of steel at various levels of supply chain. The use of technology has improved production and logistics planning; thus reducing waste and inventory carrying costs. Supply and

Studying the Value of Information Sharing in E-Business Supply Chain Management

The supply chain management of goods and services involves multiple trading partners such as raw-material suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Every one of these trading partners ... to improving the supply chain for a functional product is to lower the cost of production through the increase of equipment use, lowering of inventory levels, and improving the efficiency of the

Studying the Value of Information Sharing in E-Business Supply Chain Management

The supply chain management of goods and services involves multiple trading partners such as raw-material suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Every one of these trading partners ... to improving the supply chain for a functional product is to lower the cost of production through the increase of equipment use, lowering of inventory levels, and improving the efficiency of the

Environmental Sustainability and Supply Chain Management — A Framework of Cross-Functional Integration and Knowledge Transfer

The purpose of this paper is to discuss mechanisms of intra-organizational knowledge transfer within sustainable supply chain management (SSCM). Through a conceptual study design, the focus of this ... information has to be submitted to the production department, and finally, sales and marketing can provide this information to the company’s customers. Such typical information flow within a supply chain can be

A study of .net framework, SML wev services and supply chain management

The. primary purpose of this paper is to explore Microsoft's platform - .Net, Web services, and XML for supply chain management. The following topics are studied: 1) The development of scripting

Systems Dynamics Modeling for Collaboration and Information Sharing on Supply Chain Performance and Value Creation

Collaborations among various parties of the supply chain system are becoming more important in improving performance and creating value. Information sharing plays a vital role in supply chain ... behavior in business markets. Decision Sciences, 39, 85-114. Klein, R., & Rai, A. (2009). Interfirm strategic information flows in logistics supply chain relationships. MIS Quarterly, 33, 735-762

Using System Dynamics Approach to Construct a Performance Measurement Model for Pharmacy Supply Chain Management

A credible performance measurement system is imperative to evaluate SCM systems effectiveness. However, commonly accepted measurements for evaluating pharmacy supply chain management (SCM) are yet to ... production line. This adjustment will affect the entire pharmacy supply chain. Based on the previous research and interviews with executive directors of pharmacy companies, some indicators and variables are

Smart Scheduling: An Integrated First Mile and Last Mile Supply Approach

Supply chain management applies more and more Industry 4.0 innovations to increase their availability, elasticity, sustainability, and efficiency. In interconnected logistics networks, operations are ... connection of products, customers, production, and service companies. Digitization makes the supply chain solutions more efficient, flexible, and customer-focused. Key technologies, like smart logistics and

An Integrated Model for Optimization of Production-Distribution inventory Levels and Routing Structure for a Multi-Period, Multi-Product, Bi-Echelon Supply Chain

- stage supply chain that faces a deterministic stream of external demands for a single product is considered. A finite supply of raw materials, and finite production at stage one has been assumed. Items ... the customer is known in advance, so that the production rate and the inventory levels can be adjusted in the plant and warehouse. Since the logistics plays an important role in the supply chain that

Mortgage Supply Chain Failure and Innovation

The standard mortgage supply chain is so costly and inefficient that large national banks have dramatically scaled back their provision of mortgages to low- and moderate-income households. Absent ... , subsidy, improvement in the way the mortgage supply chain works, or maybe all three, low- and moderate-income households will continue to be underserved by those banks with the largest share of the mortgage

Complexity Analysis of Dynamic Cooperative Game Models for Supply Chain with the Remanufactured Products

This study focused on the supply chain within the remanufacturing production system, which is composed of one manufacturer and one retailer. In this case, the manufacturer is responsible for the ... production of new products and the remanufactured products. This system can be regarded as a coupling dynamics of the forward supply chain of Stackelberg game model. Based on the analysis, some dynamic

Complexity Analysis of Dynamic Cooperative Game Models for Supply Chain with the Remanufactured Products

This study focused on the supply chain within the remanufacturing production system, which is composed of one manufacturer and one retailer. In this case, the manufacturer is responsible for the ... production of new products and the remanufactured products. This system can be regarded as a coupling dynamics of the forward supply chain of Stackelberg game model. Based on the analysis, some dynamic

A Grey-Fuzzy Multiobjective Model for Supplier Selection and Production-Distribution Planning Considering Consumer Safety

’ performance on overall profit of supply chain and impact of increasing consumer safety on total profit of supply chain. The novelty of this study is the development of integrated supplier selection and ... ’ performance and production-distribution system from product safety perspective. The literature presented so far shows that product safety is becoming one of the primary focuses of supply chain management. In

Supply Chain Decision-Making Based on Warehouse Receipt Pledge and Risk Consideration under Twice Ordering Mode

This paper studies supply chain decisions making between the retailer, supplier, and bank based on warehouse receipt pledge and risk consideration under twice ordering mode. The decentralized supply ... supply chain, whereas for the centralized supply chain, the subscript of the variable is marked with c. Let be the initial amount of fund of the retailer; c is the production cost of the unit commodity

KaBloom!: Revolution in the Flower Industry

/innovation. Students can compare franchising with other business models, examine the impact of organizational structure and leadership styles on business effectiveness, relate issues of supply chain management ... issues of supply chain management and logistics to environmental changes, and recognize the impact of innovation on business sustainability. Keywords: entrepreneurship, franchising, supply chain

Decision support system and design for reverse logistics

This paper studies the relative positions of some selected elements in relations to flexibility and cost factors in information system and logistics design settings. Moreover, this study investigates ... Council. Simchi-Levi , K. , & Simchi-Levi. ( 2000 ). Designing and managing the supply chain . McGrawHill. Stock , J. R. ( 1998 ). Development and implementation of reverse logistics programs . Council of