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  • An intelligent approach to prioritize logistics requirements in food industry 

    Authors:Ayaǧ, Zeki
    Publisher and Date:(ExcelingTech Publishers, 2014)
    The aim of this study is to analyze dairy food industry and to determine the priorities of important logistics requirements (LR) based on customer requirements as a part of a supply management system. For product or service development quality function deployment (QFD) is a useful approach to maximize customer satisfaction. The determination of the priorities of the LR is an important issue during QFD process for product or service design. For this reason in this work an integrated approach ...

  • Cad software evaluation for product design to exchange data in a supply chain network 

    Authors:Ayaǧ, Zeki
    Publisher and Date:(ExcelingTech Publishers, 2015)
    The sharing information in a supply chain environment especially CAD models and drawings are so important companies. So the selection of the most satisfying computer-aided design (CAD) software which enables to exchange data through supply chain network has been major issues for companies in a supply chain. The selection process of CAD software among the raising number of alternatives in the market has been very vital and critical issue for companies that aim to make their design and engineering ...

  • Markov-modulated analysis of a spare parts system with random lead times and disruption risks 

    Spare parts supply chains are highly dependent on the dynamics of their installed bases. A decreasing number of capital products in use increases the nonstationary supply-side risk especially towards the end-of-life of capital products. This supply-side risk appears to present itself through varying lead times coupled with supply disruptions. To model the nonstationary supply-side risk we consider an exogenous Markov chain that modulates random lead times and disruption probabilities. Assuming ...

  • Patterns of B2B e-commerce usage in SMEs 

    Authors:Sila, Ismail; Dobni, Dawn M.
    Publisher and Date:(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2012)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to identify the B2B e-commerce (B2BEC) usage patterns of North American small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in their supply chains the contextual factors that influence usage patterns and the subsequent effects of these patterns on firm performance. Design/methodology/approach - The authors conducted an online survey of North American SMEs and obtained 229 responses. They utilized several statistical methods including cluster analysis and profile ...