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Management Innovations for Intelligent Supply Chains

Book Description

The effective use of business intelligence, communication, and productivity applications for supply chain management are essential for the achievement and analysis of information sharing. Management Innovations for Intelligent Supply Chains provides comprehensive coverage in the latest research and developments of supply chain management. This reference collection provides research, methodologies, and frameworks of the incorporation of information systems to better support supply chain management.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Associate Editors and List of Reviewers
    1. Associate Editors
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. SECTION 1: SUPPLY CHAIN GOVERNANCE AND RELATIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 3: INVENTORY AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
    3. SECTION 4: MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
    4. SECTION 5: INDUSTRY STUDIES
  6. Section 1: Supply Chain Governance and Relationships
    1. Chapter 1: Relational Attributes in Supply Chain Relationships
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDICES:
    2. Chapter 2: B2B Relationships in Modern Times
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TRANSACTION COST ECONOMICS (TCE)
      4. INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN B2B RELATIONSHIPS: STRUCTURES OF GOVERNANCE FORMS
      5. THE INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON CLASSIC TENETS OF TRANSACTION COST ECONOMICS
      6. AN AGENDA FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Supply Chain Partner’s Perceptions of Trust and Risk
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACK GROUND AND RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSIONS
      6. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
      7. CONCLUSIONS AND DIRECTION FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
    4. Chapter 4: An Empirical Test of the Information Processing Theory
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW AND RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
  7. Section 2: Transportation Management
    1. Chapter 5: Discrete-Event Simulation Models for Assessing Incidents in Railway Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION
      4. MODULAR APPROACH
      5. CASE STUDY. COMPUTATIONAL RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 6: Minimizing Empty Truck Loads in Round Timber Transport with Tabu Search Strategies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION
      4. HEURISTIC SOLUTION PROCEDURES FOR THE TTVRP
      5. NUMERICAL STUDIES
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 7: Solving Vehicle Routing Problems Using Constraint Programming and Lagrangean Relaxation in a Metaheuristics Framework
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM FORMULATION
      4. LAGRANGEAN RELAXATION
      5. SOLUTION METHODS
      6. COMPUTATIONAL RESULTS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX
    4. Chapter 8: Optimizing Routes with Safety and Environmental Criteria in Transportation Management in Spain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. SAFETY CONCERNS IN TRANSPORTATION AND WAREHOUSING
      5. ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS IN TRANSPORTATION
      6. ALGORITHM WITH SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL CRITERIA: ASEC
      7. SOLVING A REAL CASE: COMPUTATIONAL RESULTS
      8. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  8. Section 3: Inventory and Logistics Management
    1. Chapter 9: Effects of Vendor-Managed Inventory on the Bullwhip Effect
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. MOTIVATION
      3. CONCEPTUAL PRINCIPLES
      4. VENDOR MANAGED INVENTORY (VMI)
      5. RELEVANT LITERATURE
      6. QUANTIFICATION OF THE CAUSES OF THE BULLWHIP EFFECT
      7. QUANTIFICATION OF MEASURES AGAINST THE BULLWHIP EFFECT
      8. THE BULLWHIP EFFECT AS A RESULT OF “DEMAND DISTORTION” AND “MISPERCEPTIONS OF FEEDBACK“
      9. USE OF VMI
      10. IMPLICATIONS
    2. Chapter 10: Genetic Algorithm and Particle Swarm Optimization for Solving Balanced Allocation Problem of Third Party Logistics Providers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. OVERVIEW OF GENETIC ALGORITHM (GA)
      5. OVERVIEW OF PARTICLE SWARM OPTIMIZATION (PSO)
      6. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: CUSTOMER ALLOCATION TO WAREHOUSES
      7. METHODOLOGY: PROPOSED GA
      8. METHODOLOGY: PROPOSED PSO
      9. CASE STUDY
      10. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 11: Analysis of Reverse Logistics Operations for a Computer Company
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH METHOD
      5. RESULTS FINDINGS
  9. Section 4: Manufacturing Systems
    1. Chapter 12: Solving a Bi-Criteria Hybrid Flowshop Scheduling Problem Occurring in Apparel Manufacturing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      4. SCHEDULING IN APPAREL/TEXTILE MANUFACTURING: A LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. DESIGN OF THE BI-OBJECTIVE SCHEDULING GENETIC ALGORITHM
      6. ALGORITHM VALIDATION AND IMPLEMENTATION
      7. ACTUAL IMPLEMENTATION AT THE COMPANY
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 13: Modeling of Hybrid Production Systems with Constant WIP and Unreliable Equipment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISCRETE MODEL OF PUSH-PULL PRODUCTION CONTROL SYSTEM WITH CONSTANT WIP
      4. ITERATIVE COMPUTATIONS OF DISCRETE PRODUCTION MODEL
      5. OPTIMUM WIP SPACE ALLOCATION
      6. CASE PROBLEMS AND RESULTS
      7. EFFECTS OF MAINTENANCE POLICIES AND OTHER PARAMETERS ON CONWIP LINE PERFORMANCE
      8. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN FOR THE ANALYSIS OF FACTORS AFFECTING LINE PERFORMANCE
      9. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 5: Industry Studies
    1. Chapter 14: Supply Chain Management Practices of Indian Automobile Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY
      4. RESEARCH RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
      5. SUPPLIERS MANAGEMENT
      6. RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION, LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE SCOPE
    2. Chapter 15: Reconfiguring Supply Chains for a Global Automotive Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TRANSPLANTING A NEW PARADIGM
      4. HONDA IN OHIO
      5. TOYOTA IN KENTUCKY
      6. MODIFYING SUPPLY CHAINS
      7. SUPPLY CHAINS BREAK
      8. CHALLENGES IN EMERGING MARKETS
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 16: Development of Holistic Framework Incorporating Collaboration, Supply-Demand Synchronization, Traceability and Vertical Integration in Agri-food Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHODOLOGY
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. PROPOSED FRAMEWORK FOR AGRI-FOOD SYSTEM
      6. INTRODUCTION TO EDI SYSTEM
      7. KEY INDICATORS OF THE PROPOSED FRAMEWORK
      8. CONCLUSION
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors