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Packaging logistics at Schenker - a study of possibilities and advantages

Samuelsson, Karin (2003)
Packaging Logistics
Abstract
Objective: To study how Schenker can work with packaging related issues to achieve business advantages.

Problem: How is the package an important part of the supply chain?

Who should make demands on packaging? Is a transportation company a main actor to help improving packaging?

Is working with packaging logistics valuable for Schenker?

Which requirements should the transportation company have on their customers? packaging?

Method: First a problem definition and objective was formulated. On the basis of this, relevant literature and information was collected. Finally the analysis and conclusions were made in accordance with the thesis objective, frame of reference and collected information.

Conclusions: Packaging is a dynamic part of... (More)
Objective: To study how Schenker can work with packaging related issues to achieve business advantages.

Problem: How is the package an important part of the supply chain?

Who should make demands on packaging? Is a transportation company a main actor to help improving packaging?

Is working with packaging logistics valuable for Schenker?

Which requirements should the transportation company have on their customers? packaging?

Method: First a problem definition and objective was formulated. On the basis of this, relevant literature and information was collected. Finally the analysis and conclusions were made in accordance with the thesis objective, frame of reference and collected information.

Conclusions: Packaging is a dynamic part of logistics. Good packaging can achieve distribution advantages in the entire supply chain. Transportation companies are the actors in the Supply Chain Management whose core competence is logistics. The have the knowledge of distribution operations and its strains on packaging, which they can teach their customers. With better packaging, Schenker creates a more efficient and cost-effective business. By having well-educated packaging employees and a packaging organization that work towards customers with packaging related issues, Schenker creates good will and a decrease of the money paid out in damage insurance money. Below is a list of the thesis conclusions to achieve valuable packaging work at Schenker: (Less)
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author
Samuelsson, Karin
supervisor
organization
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Packaging, logistics, information, communication, leadership, Technological sciences, Teknik
language
English
id
1318752
date added to LUP
2008-06-03 00:00:00
date last changed
2010-02-01 14:40:04
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  abstract     = {Objective: To study how Schenker can work with packaging related issues to achieve business advantages.

Problem: How is the package an important part of the supply chain?

Who should make demands on packaging? Is a transportation company a main actor to help improving packaging?

Is working with packaging logistics valuable for Schenker?

Which requirements should the transportation company have on their customers? packaging?

Method: First a problem definition and objective was formulated. On the basis of this, relevant literature and information was collected. Finally the analysis and conclusions were made in accordance with the thesis objective, frame of reference and collected information.

Conclusions: Packaging is a dynamic part of logistics. Good packaging can achieve distribution advantages in the entire supply chain. Transportation companies are the actors in the Supply Chain Management whose core competence is logistics. The have the knowledge of distribution operations and its strains on packaging, which they can teach their customers. With better packaging, Schenker creates a more efficient and cost-effective business. By having well-educated packaging employees and a packaging organization that work towards customers with packaging related issues, Schenker creates good will and a decrease of the money paid out in damage insurance money. Below is a list of the thesis conclusions to achieve valuable packaging work at Schenker:},
  author       = {Samuelsson, Karin},
  keyword      = {Packaging,logistics,information,communication,leadership,Technological sciences,Teknik},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Packaging logistics at Schenker - a study of possibilities and advantages},
  year         = {2003},
}