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Supply Chain Management

New Perspectives

Edited by Sanda Renko

University of Zagreb, Croatia

Over the past few decades the rapid spread of information and knowledge, the increasing expectations of customers and stakeholders, intensified competition, and searching for superior performance and low costs at the same time have made supply chain a critical management area. Since supply chain is the network of organizations that are involved in moving materials, documents and information through on their journey from initial suppliers to final customers, it encompasses a number of key flows: physical flow of materials, flows of information, and tangible and intangible resources which enable supply chain members to operate effectively. This book gives an up-to-date view of supply chain, emphasizing current trends and developments in the area of supply chain management.

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Supply Chain ManagementNew PerspectivesEdited by Sanda Renko

Published: August 29th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/799

ISBN: 978-953-307-633-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5100-5

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

135532 Total Chapter Downloads

31 Crossref Citations

24 Web of Science Citations

44 Dimensions Citations


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1. Supply Chain Management from a Systems Science Perspective

By Isaías Badillo, Ricardo Tejeida, Oswaldo Morales and Mauricio Flores


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2. Supply Chain Management in Industrial Production: A Retrospective View

By Andrea Stocchetti and Elena Scattola


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3. Supply Chain Configuration Revisited – Challenges and Strategic Roles for Western Manufacturers

By Brian Vejrum Waehrens, Jens Ove Riis and John Johansen


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4. Prediction Markets – A New Tool for Managing Supply Chains

By Friedrich Hedtrich, Jens-Peter Loy and Rolf A. E. Müller


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5. Procurement Strategies in Multi-Layered Supply Chains

By Roland Bardy and Andreas Hillebrand


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6. Collaboration and Exceptions Management in the Supply Chain

By Esther Álvarez and Fernando Díaz


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7. Strategic Approaches to Domination in Supply Chains

By Elizabeth Barber


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8. Vertical Collaboration in the Supply Chain

By Sanda Renko


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9. Collaboration in the Design-Manufacturing Chain: A Key to Improve Product Quality

By Yanmei Zhu, Robert Alard, Jianxin You and Paul Schönsleben


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10. Integrated Logistics in the Supply of Products Originating from Family Farming Organizations

By Janaina Deane de Abreu Sá Diniz and Adelaide dos Santos Figueiredo


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11. Optimal Supply Chain Formation Using Manufacturers’ Negotiation in the Environment that the Sub-Contracts are Allowable

By Jae Hyung Cho, Hyun Soo Kim and Hyung Rim Choi


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12. Information Gathering and Classification for Collaborative Logistics Decision Making

By José Ceroni and Rodrigo Alfaro


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13. A Supporting Decision Tool for the Integrated Planning of a Logistic Network

By Riccardo Manzini, Marco Bortolini, Mauro Gamberi and Matteo Montecchi


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14. Development of a Cost Model for Intermodal Transport in Spain

By Jesús Muñuzuri, Rafael Grosso, Pablo Cortés and José Guadix


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15. Location Problems for Supply Chain

By Feng Li, John Peter Fasano and Huachun Tan


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16. Traffic Congestion Effects on Supply Chains: Accounting for Behavioral Elements in Planning and Economic Impact Models

By Glen Weisbrod and Stephen Fitzroy


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17. Importance of Reverse Logistics for Retail Acts

By Gabriela Cecilia Stănciulescu


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18. Addressing Sustainability Issues Through Enhanced Supply-Chain Management

By Fritz Balkau and Guido Sonnemann


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19. Supply Management Governance Role in Supply Chain Risk Management and Sustainability

By Reham Eltantawy


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20. Reverse Supply Chain Management – Modeling Through System Dynamics

By Rafael Rodríguez-Fernández, Beatriz Blanco, Adolfo Blanco and Carlos A. Perez-Labajos


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21. Improving the Supply Chain of Non-Timber Forest Products in Ghana

By Albert Ahenkan and Emmanuel Boon


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22. Web Technologies and Supply Chains

By Alexis Barlow


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23. Agile Information Systems for Mastering Supply Chain Uncertainty

By C.N. Verdouw, A.J.M. Beulens, T. Verwaart and J. Wolfert


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24. Composite Supply Chain Applications

By Thomas Gulledge, Scott Hiroshige and Danielle Manning


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25. RFID and Supply Chain Management for Manufacturing Digital Enterprise

By Gordana Matičević, Mirjana Čičak and Tadija Lovrić


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26. Scientific Data Sharing Virtual Organization Patterns Based on Supply Chain

By Hui Zhao, Jie Peng and Guoqing Huo


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27. Standards Framework for Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Supply Chain

By Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves, Carlos Agostinho, João Sarraipa, Amparo Roca de Togores, Maria José Nuñez and Hervé Panetto


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28. Intelligent Value Chain Networks: Business Intelligence and Other ICT Tools and Technologies in Supply/Demand Chains

By Evelin Vatovec Krmac


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29. Supply Chain System Engineering: Framework Transforming Value Chain in Business Domain into Manageable Virtual Enterprise and Participatory Production

By Timothy P. Tsai


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30. The Research on Stability of Supply Chain under Variable Delay Based on System Dynamics

By Suling Jia, Lin Wang and Chang Luo


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31. Simulation Study on Dynamic Characteristics of VMI Supply Chain Inventory System Based on Multi-Agent System

By Wang Jirong, Li Jun and Li Qianying


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32. Improving E-Procurement in Supply Chain Through Web Technologies: The HYDRA Approach

By Giner Alor-Hernandez, Alberto A. Aguilar-Laserre, Guillermo Cortes-Robles and Cuauhtemoc Sanchez-Ramirez


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33. Districting and Customer Clustering Within Supply Chain Planning: A Review of Modeling and Solution Approaches

By Pablo A. Miranda, Rosa G. González-Ramírez and Neale R. Smith


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