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Supply Chain Strategies and the Engineer-to-Order Approach

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With the rise of global competitiveness among industries, it has become increasingly vital to develop novel strategies to assist in optimizing value-chain networks, thus helping to secure economic success. By employing engineer-to-order practices, many enterprises have improved their manufacturing processes. Supply Chain Strategies and the Engineer-to-Order Approach evaluates innovative processes and original operational models, frameworks, and architectures in the topic areas of industrial engineering and management science. Featuring optimized enterprise chain management strategies and emergent research within the field, this book is an essential reference source for professional, academics, and researchers specializing in enterprise operations and engineer-to-order procedures.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. List of Reviewers
  7. Foreword
  8. Preface
  9. Acknowledgment
  10. Section 1: Information Communication Systems in Supply-Chain Management Engineering-to-Order
    1. Chapter 1: Information Systems as the Key Enabler in Engineer-to-Order Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN MANUFACTURING
      5. INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN ETO SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 2: Improving Communication with Internal Public and Customers of an Industrial Company
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, CONSEQUENCES
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. RESULTS, DISCUSSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 3: Engineer-To-Order Product Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. UCINET 6: ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. APPENDIX: LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
  11. Section 2: Models and Modelling in Supply-Chain Management and Engineering-to-Order Processes
    1. Chapter 4: Improving Construction Supply Chains through Collaborative Modelling, a case of South Africa
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COLLABORATION IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. FINDINGS - THE CASE STUDY: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS (DEA) HEADQUARTERS
      6. SUCCESS ACHIEVED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS (DEA) HEADQUARTERS IN SOUTH AFRICA
      7. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 5: Innovation Diffusion in the European Ceramic Tile Industry Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND RESEARCH QUESTIONS
      5. THE EVIDENCE
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 6: Modeling and Synthesis of Supply Chain Networks Using High-Level Petri Nets
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: MAIN IDEAS OF HIERARCHICAL APPROACH TO MODELING SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORKS
      4. PETRI NET MODELING OF MANUFACTURING SUPPLY CHAINS
      5. REPRESENTATION OF BASIC FACILITY MODULES IN SUPPLY CHAINS USING HIGH-LEVEL PETRI NETS
      6. CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN FOR SUPPLY CHAINS
      7. PETRI NET BASED IMPLEMENTATION OF SUPPLY CHAIN PROCESS MODULES
      8. FUTURE WORK DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 7: The Production Capacity Planning and Scheduling Models in Term of Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHODOLOGY OF CPP MODEL CREATION
      4. DESCRIBTION MANUFACTURING PROCESS AND MATERIAL FLOWS OF RS LIMITED
      5. PROPOSAL OF NEW CONCEPTION OF PRODUCTION LOGISTICS
      6. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
      7. REFERENCES
  12. Section 3: Resilience and Risk within Engineer-to-Order Supply-Chain Management Businesses
    1. Chapter 8: Management of Risk and Resilience within Collaborative Business Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. COLLABORATIVE BUSINESS NETWORKS: LIFE CYCLE PHASES
      5. POTENTIAL RISKS WITHIN BUSINESS NETWORKS
      6. PRINCIPLES OF MANAGING RISKS WITHIN BUSINESS NETWORK
      7. CREATING RESILIENT BUSINESS NETWORK: FOUNDATION TO CAPTURE RISKS
      8. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK OF BUSINESS NETWORK RESILIENCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
  13. Section 4: Strategies in Supply-Chain Management and Engineering-to-Order Processes
    1. Chapter 9: Supply Chain Design Approaches for Dual Demand Management Strategies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. RESEARCH PROBLEM
      4. 3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. 4. PROPOSED SOLUTION METHODOLOGIES
      6. 5. EXPERIMENTATION AND RESULTS OF SUPPLY CHAIN DESIGN STRATEGIES
      7. 6. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSIONS
      8. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 10: Hybrid Supply Chain Strategies in Wind Business
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE CASE OF THE WIND BUSINESS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
      6. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 11: Physical and Digital Integration Strategies of Electronic Device Supply Chains and Their Applicability to ETO Supply Chains
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ETO AND THE MOVE TO MASS CUSTOMISATION
      5. PHYSICAL VERSUS DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAINS
      6. DIGITAL PRODUCT SUPPLY CHAIN FRAMEWORK
      7. INNOVATIVE INTEGRATION STRATEGIES IN ELECTRONIC DEVICE SUPPLY CHAINS
      8. INTEGRATION STRATEGIES FOR ETO COMPANIES
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
  14. Compilation of References
  15. About the Contributors