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Modeling uncertain forecast accuracy in supply chains with postponement

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Modeling uncertain Forecast Accuracy in Supply Chains with Postponement
Year: 
2009

LeBlanc, Hill and Harder emphasis the uncertainty in forecast accuracy in their 2009 paper. And therefore address a huge gap in current SCRM research.

Hedging against Disruptions with ripple Effects

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Hedging against disruptions with ripple effects in location analysis
Year: 
2012

I have read several articles by Mark Daskin (also reviewed another one here). So with him on the author list of today’s paper I think one can expect a clearcut research question, some kind of mathematical model, a fitting solution method and a definite answer to the underling problem. Well, let’s have a look!

Agile Supply Chains

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Supply chain migration from lean and functional to agile and customised
Year: 
2000

I have been reading a lot of interesting articles lately, hence I could not post as often as I wanted. I found an article by van der Vorst and Beulens (2002; “Identifying sources of uncertainty to generate supply chain redesign strategies”) which opens a new perspective on the SCRM issue. I am going to publish a review later this week and link it here.

Linking risk management practice and strategies to performance

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Dealing with supply chain risks: Linking risk management practices and strategies to performance
Year: 
2012

Agility and robustness are the concepts of choice if you want to reduce supply chain risks. In their upcoming paper (Dealing with supply chain risks: Linking risk management practices and strategies to performance) Andreas Wieland and Carl Marcus Wallenburg analyze the effects of both of these concepts on customer value and business performance.

Models for Production Planning under Uncertainty

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Models for production planning under uncertainty: A review
Year: 
2006

Today will be a one-article-long-excursion in the world of production planning models.
Supply chain management of course should take a high level view of the supply and demand networks, nonetheless there is probably no supply chain which will work without physical products and most even have one or more at their core.

So production planning is a key part of a companies success.

Job dissatisfaction and supply chain risk

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An analysis of job dissatisfaction and turnover to reduce global supply chain risk: Evidence from China
Year: 
2009

Jiang et al. (2009) wrote about job dissatisfaction of workers at suppliers in developing countries.

h5. Goal & Methodology

The goal of the study was to analyze risk in a global supply chain, especially originating from labor dissatisfaction and turnover. The results were obtained using a survey of workers in the Chinese Pearl River Delta region. The methodology is presented precisely and comprehensively.

h5. Risks & Mitigation

Supply Chain Redesign for Resilience using Simulation

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Supply chain redesign for resilience using simulation
Year: 
2012

Today we have a look at current research regarding the improvement of resilience within a supply chain.
In their 2012 paper “Supply chain redesign for resilience using simulation” Carvalho et al. analyze supply chain resilience on the basis off a Portuguese automotive parts manufacturer.

h5. Methodology

Improving Simulation in Supply Chain Research

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Improving the rigor of discrete-event simulation in logistics and supply chain research
Year: 
2009

“Improving the rigor of discrete-event simulation in logistics and supply chain research” is a 2009 paper by Ila Manuj, JT. Mentzer and MR. Bowers.

The paper consists of three distinct sections:

Designing Supply Chain Strategies

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Year: 
2010

In his fourth video podcasts Professor Richard Wilding talks about Supply Chain Strategies. I found it quite interesting, so I would like to give you a short summary of it here. If you are interested you can just download the podcast for free, you find a link in the reference section.

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