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Logistics Automation - an Enabler for Competing
Mälardalens högskola, Akademin för innovation, design och teknik.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6062-2173
Mälardalens högskola, Akademin för innovation, design och teknik.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4308-2678
2008 (English)In: Management in Logistics Networks and Nodes: Concepts, Technology and Applications, Hamburg: Schmidt Erich Verlag , 2008, p. 129-146Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Today´s business environment is dominated by uncertainty and fast changes which result in the need for companies, in all lines of businesses, to focus on logistics in a greater extent than before. Companies need to attain high resource usage, low level of tied up capital as well as high delivery accuracy. One way to achieve this is with the help of logistics automation. This paper presents the result of a study conducted at different SMEs. Issues the study includes are: to what extent SMEs applies logistics automation; the interest, knowledge and needs for improving the supply chain; problem areas and difficulties for SMEs concerning logistics automation and future industrial needs.

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Hamburg: Schmidt Erich Verlag , 2008. p. 129-146
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Engineering and Technology Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
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Innovation and Design
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-34497ISBN: 9783503112272 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-34497DiVA, id: diva2:1060279
Conference
HICL 2008: Logistics Networks and Nodes, 04 - 05 September 2008, HAMBURG, Germany
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XPRES - Initiative for excellence in production researchAvailable from: 2010-03-03 Created: 2016-12-22 Last updated: 2016-12-28Bibliographically approved

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