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Watch the Working Capital of Tier-Two Suppliers: A Financial Perspective of Supply Chain Collaboration in the Automotive

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Purpose This paper aims to examine how lack of financial cooperation damages the operational efficiency of supply chains. The thesis is that economic and technological forces are provoking increasing financial tensions that push companies to transfer their credit needs and inventory requirements to their weakest suppliers.

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The Handbook of Integrated Risk Management in Global Supply Chains

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The paper reviews how buyers and sellers can work together to lower costs and create efficiencies in their financial supply chain.

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The effects of an integrative supply chain strategy on customer service and financial performance: An analysis of direct versus indirect relationships

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This study examines the performance implications of an integrated supply chain strategy, with customer service performance followed by financial performance as performance constructs.

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Supply Chain Management: More Than a New Name for Logistics

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Practitioners and educators have variously addressed the concept of supply chain management (SCM) as an extension of logistics, the same as logistics, or as an all- encompassing approach to business integration.

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Supply chain integration and performance: a review of the evidence

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to analyse papers studying the link between supply chain integration (SCI) and performance, and to discuss reported empirical evidence relating to this fundamental question for logistics and supply chain management.

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Revisiting adoption factors of Inter-organisational IS in SMEs

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For over a decade large companies have turned to supply‐chain management and inter‐organisational system‐development techniques to increase their efficiency and effectiveness. Smaller companies, however, have struggled to adopt and benefit from such systems, traditionally citing reasons such as a lack of financial resources and technical capability.

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Researchers’ Perspectives on Supply Chain Risk Management

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Supply chain risk management (SCRM) is a nascent area emerging from a growing appreciation for supply chain risk by practitioners and by researchers. However, there is diverse perception of research in supply chain risk because these researchers have approached this area from different domains.

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Quantifying and setting off network performance

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While many aspects of the network and the collaboration process have been discussed in management literature, quantifying and setting off the network performance have remained largely unconsidered.

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Outcome-Driven Supply Chains

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The supply chains of tomorrow must deliver varying degrees of six outcomes — the traditional cost-related benefit plus responsiveness, security, sustainability, resilience and innovation — depending on key customers’ needs.

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Long-Term Contracts Under the Threat of Supplier Default

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Contracting with suppliers prone to default is an increasingly common problem in some industries, particularly automotive manufacturing. We model this phenomenon as a two-period contracting game with two identical suppliers, a single buyer, deterministic demand, and uncertain production costs.

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Finanzwirtschaftliche Elemente in der Lieferkettensteuerung: erste Ueberlegungen zu einem Konzept des Supply Chain Finance

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Traditional supply chain management focuses on both materials and infor- mation flow. However, considerable cost reductions can also be achieved through optimally designed financial flows within the supply chain.

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Fashion Marketing

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Predicting the binding mode of flexible polypeptides to proteins is an important task that falls outside the domain of applicability of most small molecule and protein−protein docking tools. Here, we test the small molecule flexible ligand docking program Glide on a set of 19 non-α-helical peptides and systematically improve pose prediction accuracy by enhancing Glide sampling for flexible polypeptides

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Effects of supplier trust on performance of cooperative supplier relationships

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This study tests a path analytic model of buyer-supplier relationships, linking the supplier’s level of trust to three categories of inter-firm cooperative behaviors and these behaviors to the buyer’s perception of the relationship’s performance.

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CFO nieuwe baas van supply chain manager

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CFO nieuwe baas van supply chain manager In veel organisaties bevindt de afdeling Supply Chain zich nog in de puberfase. De afdeling opereert crossfunctioneel, maar heeft zelden of nooit de eindverantwoordelijkheid voor het gehele proces.

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A framework for supply chain performance measurement

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Supply chain management (SCM) has been a major component of competitive strategy to enhance organizational productivity and profitability. The literature on SCM that deals with strategies and technologies for effectively managing a supply chain is quite vast.

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The Inventory Value of Information Sharing, Continuous Replenishment, and Vendor-Managed Inventory

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In this paper, we extend the models in the literature [Lee, H.L., So, K.C., Tang, C., 2000. The value of information sharing in a two-level supply chain. Management Science 46 (5), 626-643; Raghunathan, S., Yeh, A.B., 2001. Beyond EDI: impact of continuous replenishment program (CRP) between a manufacturer and its retailers.

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Supply Disruptions, Asymmetric Information, and a Backup Production Option

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We study a manufacturer that faces a supplier privileged with private information about supply disruptions. We investigate how risk-management strategies of the manufacturer change and examine whether risk-management tools are more or less valuable in the presence of such asymmetric information.

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Supply Chain Planning and Coordination

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The aim of this chapter is to familiarize the reader with the topic of this work, how to coordinate mid-term planning in decentralized supply chains, i.e., supply chains that comprise several independent, legally separated parties with their own decision authorities.

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