publication . Master thesis . 2009

Meeting increased logistical demands : Developing as a small- and medium-sized system supplier

Carlsson, Inga-Lill;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Logistik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Many subcontractors choose to implement a strategy of “system supply” in order to meetincreasing global competition. They are then confronted with increased demands to take agreater overall responsibility in this role. It is important to investigate the implications of theseresponsibilities before investing in developing the organization, especially for a small- ormedium-sized subcontractor with limited resources. The customer’s view of different demandsdoes not necessarily correspond to how the supplier sees and chooses to interpret and meetthose demands. A supplier with several customers has to create reasonably uniform routines tomeet different demands, in or...
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