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The impact of outsourcing on logistics: Case study at Volvo
Mälardalen University, Department of Innovation, Design and Product Development. (innovation och produktrealisering)
Volvo Construction Equipment Components AB Eskilstuna, Sweden . (innovation och produktrealisering)
2004 (English)In: DS 34: Proceedings EDIProD 2004 / [ed] R. Rohatynski; J. Jakubowski, 2004, p. 173-182Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The business today is dominated by change and uncertainty. It is getting more and more global and the increased expectations from the customers’ leads to higher demands on the businesses. The objective of this paper is to identify critical parameters that affect the efficiency of companies’ logistics. The aim is also to investigate which of the logistics parameters should beconsidered before taking sourcing decisions.The paper will review literature within related areas and present a case study performed at acompany within the Volvo group. The conclusion is eleven parameters which are affecting the efficiency in the logistics system and nine should be considered before taking sourcing decisions and they are; delivery capacity, delivery dependability, capacity and technical equipment, total cost, quality, transportation cost, physical distance, flexibility and planning/ steering. 

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2004. p. 173-182
Keywords [en]
logistics, outsourcing
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Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
Research subject
Innovation and Design
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-3949ISBN: 83-89712-26-1 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-3949DiVA, id: diva2:117348
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4th International Seminar and Workshop EDIProD2004, Zielona Góra, Poland, 7-9 October, 2004
Projects
strategic rightsourcing decisionsAvailable from: 2008-11-11 Created: 2008-11-11 Last updated: 2023-01-10Bibliographically approved

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