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Managing Opperational Supplier Relationships

Gustafsson, Daniel LU and Jönsson, Håkan LU (2013) MTT920 20131
Packaging Logistics
Abstract
Background:
The Company is in process of increasing the level of centralisation to make use of the economy of scale and get a stronger buying position. A common supplier relationship process on operational level is part of this process.
Purpose: Purpose of the thesis is to review and improve the operational supplier relationship management process at The Company.
The aim is to define and analyse the process and identify activities in need of improvement in order to achieve a structured and standardised supplier relationship management process for major appliances in Europe.

Objectives:
In order to fulfill the purpose of this thesis the following objectives need to be met:
• Identify, define and map the current state of the... (More)
Background:
The Company is in process of increasing the level of centralisation to make use of the economy of scale and get a stronger buying position. A common supplier relationship process on operational level is part of this process.
Purpose: Purpose of the thesis is to review and improve the operational supplier relationship management process at The Company.
The aim is to define and analyse the process and identify activities in need of improvement in order to achieve a structured and standardised supplier relationship management process for major appliances in Europe.

Objectives:
In order to fulfill the purpose of this thesis the following objectives need to be met:
• Identify, define and map the current state of the operational supplier relationship process at The Company.
• Define a structured model, based on the product characteristics, to achieve standardised operational activities in the supplier relationship.
• Present recommendations aiming to improve the supplier relationship management process by changes in operational activities.

Method:
This thesis has been conducted using a systems approach. By combining theories from supply chain management and supplier relationship management with empirical studies from The Company operations a operational supplier relationship process was elaborated and validated with experienced personnel.

Result:
The thesis resulted in a supplier segmentation model and a process for operational work with Supplier Relationship Management. (Less)
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author
Gustafsson, Daniel LU and Jönsson, Håkan LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Hantering av operationella relationer
course
MTT920 20131
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
supply chain management, supplier relationship management, operational exchanges, supplier segmentation
other publication id
13/5114
language
English
id
3917519
date added to LUP
2013-08-13 08:31:55
date last changed
2013-08-23 11:37:41
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  abstract     = {Background:	
The Company is in process of increasing the level of centralisation to make use of the economy of scale and get a stronger buying position. A common supplier relationship process on operational level is part of this process.
Purpose:	Purpose of the thesis is to review and improve the operational supplier relationship management process at The Company.
The aim is to define and analyse the process and identify activities in need of improvement in order to achieve a structured and standardised supplier relationship management process for major appliances in Europe.

Objectives:	
In order to fulfill the purpose of this thesis the following objectives need to be met:
•	Identify, define and map the current state of the operational supplier relationship process at The Company. 
•	Define a structured model, based on the product characteristics, to achieve standardised operational activities in the supplier relationship.
•	Present recommendations aiming to improve the supplier relationship management process by changes in operational activities.

Method: 	
This thesis has been conducted using a systems approach. By combining theories from supply chain management and supplier relationship management with empirical studies from The Company operations a operational supplier relationship process was elaborated and validated with experienced personnel.

Result:	
The thesis resulted in a supplier segmentation model and a process for operational work with Supplier Relationship Management.},
  author       = {Gustafsson, Daniel and Jönsson, Håkan},
  keyword      = {supply chain management,supplier relationship management,operational exchanges,supplier segmentation},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Managing Opperational Supplier Relationships},
  year         = {2013},
}