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Improving the aerospace supply chain: a preliminary assessment of an industry-level intervention

Crute, V., Lewerenz, M., Parry, G. and Graves, A. (2008) Improving the aerospace supply chain: a preliminary assessment of an industry-level intervention. Project Report. EPSRC. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/11006

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The objectives of the study were to 1. Evaluate the SC21 initiative in relation to the changing industry context and consequent customer company requirements; and current trends in supply chain management; 2.Examine the impact operating within a complex supply chain network through the experience of three customer and three supplier companies; 3. Assess the SC21 programme in terms of research on supplier development and the approach, success factors and challenges for case study examples of SC21 implementation; 4.Examine the changing definitions of customer value and challenges in transitioning from product to through-life service orientation; and finally; 5.Identify potential key questions, research partners and proposal outlines for future research. The research findings from the preliminary study will provide a focus for future research proposals.

Item Type:Report or Working Paper (Project Report)
Additional Information:EPSRC report circulated to industry
Uncontrolled Keywords:supply chain, aerospace, integration, collaboration
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Business and Law > Department of Business Management
ID Code:11006
Deposited By: Dr G. Parry
Deposited On:13 Aug 2010 13:26
Last Modified:07 Nov 2016 00:59

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