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Materials supply systems design in product development projects
Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH, Industrial Engineering and Management. Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH. Research area Industrial Production.
2006 (English)In: International Journal of Operations & Production Management, ISSN 0144-3577, E-ISSN 1758-6593, Vol. 26, no 4, p. 371-393Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Purpose: This research aims to develop a model for describing and analysing materials supply systems design in product development projects.Design/methodology/approach: Literature on materials supply and production systems design is reviewed in order to derive a materials supply systems design model. The model is applied to empirical data from a qualitative case study, which exemplifies how the model can serve to describe materials supply systems design in product development projects. Moreover, the model is used to analyse the empirical data related to the focus and characteristics of the design issues.Findings: The model developed contains the six areas: materials feeding, storage, transportation, handling, packaging, and manufacturing planning and control at four levels: supply chain, plant, subunit, and utility.Research limitations/implications: Future research could complement the model by developing a design process to enable systematic design of the materials supply system as well as the integration of materials supply aspects at an early stage of product development projects. Such a design process should also consider the design of the flows of specific components.Practical implications: The importance of considering the relations between the six design areas as well as evaluating the whole materials supply system is highlighted.Originality/value: The paper focuses on the materials supply aspects dealt with in product development projects, which have been the subject of little research interest so far, despite the fact that extensive resources are required for materials supply activities.

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2006. Vol. 26, no 4, p. 371-393
Keywords [en]
Materials supply, Systems design, Product development project, Concurrent engineering, Case study
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Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-3215DOI: doi:10.1108/01443570610650549OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-3215DiVA, id: diva2:34035
Available from: 2007-08-20 Created: 2007-08-20 Last updated: 2017-12-12Bibliographically approved

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