System for enhancing supply chain agility through exception handling

Xu, H. Q., Besant, C. B. and Ristic, M. (2003) System for enhancing supply chain agility through exception handling. International Journal of Production Research, 41 6: 1099-1114. doi:10.1080/0020754021000049826


Author Xu, H. Q.
Besant, C. B.
Ristic, M.
Title System for enhancing supply chain agility through exception handling
Journal name International Journal of Production Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1366-588X
0020-7543
Publication date 2003-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/0020754021000049826
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 41
Issue 6
Start page 1099
End page 1114
Total pages 16
Place of publication London
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Language eng
Subject 150308 International Business
Abstract With the emergence of a new business era characterized by continuous and unpredictable changes and tough global competition, an agile supply chain has been recognized as a competitive strategy for companies to survive and prosper. Co-OPERATE, an on-going IST project, is aimed at developing concepts and tools for coordination of production planning and control activities in the complex and distributed supply network, and is targeted in the automotive supply and the semiconductor industries. Since the work reported here is based on the project, a framework for manufacturing coordination in the distributed supply network is proposed for the project. As an important part of the project, exception handling is further described. First, through boundary investigation, the scope of this business solution is clarified. Second, a methodology is developed to help understand the mechanism behind the exception handling process. Third, guiding design principles are described to direct the detailed business process design. Finally, rush-order handling is chosen as part of the concept prototype for implementation and evaluation. Extensive feedback from industrial business partners has been collected and taken into account for further implementation.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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