Business and logistic hub integration to facilitate global supply chain linkage

Charles Trappey*, Amy Trappey, Gilbert Y.P. Lin, Chen Shen Liu, Wang Tsang Lee

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Abstract

Long term success requires, a company must monitor and strategically reengineer operating process to match the constantly business environment. Companies are developing Build-to-Order (BTO) and Customization-to-Order (CTO) processes with integrated information flows (via a business hub) and material flows (via a logistics hub) ensure long term success. This research analyzes the processes for an integrated hub model with the functional goals to shorten supply chain process the flows, to reduce inventory cost, and to ensure information transparency during material flow and distribution. This research presents the proposal hub model for an automotive industry case that accounts for changing industry sector trends.

Original languageEnglish
Pages179-185
Number of pages7
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2005
Event12th ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications - Next Generation Concurrent Engineering: Smart and Concurrent Integration of Product Data, Services, and Control Strategies, CE 2005 - Fort Worth, TX, United States
Duration: 25 Jul 200529 Jul 2005

Conference

Conference12th ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications - Next Generation Concurrent Engineering: Smart and Concurrent Integration of Product Data, Services, and Control Strategies, CE 2005
CountryUnited States
CityFort Worth, TX
Period25/07/0529/07/05

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