Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 31 avhandlingar innehållade ordet postponement.
Sammanfattning : Patients waiting for cardiac surgery often consider the period from the decision for surgery to the time for the operation as long, heavy and dreary. Therefore, it is important that patients are supplied with structured oral and written information regarding their disease and its treatment, so that they are able to understand and discuss the forthcoming operation, the risk of complications and the possibility that surgery may be delayed. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : In environments where customer requirements are constantly changing, such as for demand-driven manufacturing companies, the competition involves the ability to act and adapt to customer needs, sometimes even based on commitment from actual customer orders. In this context it is perhaps even more challenging to balance supply and demand. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : In the supply chain interactions with product and packaging systems, actors place various needs on packaging. Satisfying these needs eventually increases the supply chain efficiency and effectiveness. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation addresses several general logistics problems in retailing regarding meeting a variety of customer demand and availability, efficiency and effectiveness in carrying inventory, and increased logistics flexibility. It builds upon the well-established supply chain principle of postponement, and argues for the benefits associated with it in tackling certain logistics challenges. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Electronic commerce (E-commerce) is one of the issues that are expected to influence the various logistics and supply chain processes/operations including: production, packaging, warehousing, transportation, etc. Consequently, the environmental implications of E-commerce are of concern and interest. LÄS MER