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Centralization of manufacturing processes at a major automotive OEM
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
Ford is moving from decentralized control of manufacturing processes to centralized control. Prior to this centralization effort, product development occurred as a central function, but individual plants were largely allowed ...
Analyzing the accountability, systems and efficiency of demand planning processes in a consumer products environment
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
As consumer products companies like P&G strive to achieve a consumer driven supply network, the value of forecast accuracy comes into question. Many companies push for faster cycle times and shorter supply chains, driving ...
Impact of performance measurement and goal setting on supply chain responsiveness : an experiment
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
Automatic data for applied railway management : passenger demand, service quality measurement, and tactical planning on the London Overground Network
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
The broad goal of this thesis is to demonstrate the potential positive impacts of applying automatic data to the management and tactical planning of a modern urban railway. Tactical planning is taken here to mean the set ...
Dynamic strategic planning for transportation infrastructure investment in Japan
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
Business strategy for power distribution equipment manufacturer in a deregulated electric power industry
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
Investigating and prototyping a connected device strategy and solution for industrial equipment manufacturers
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
Shape Technologies makes industrial waterjet equipment that is purchased and used by customers to process a variety of materials (ranging from metal to food). To date the company has not invested in connecting their machines ...
Leveraging data for increased sustainability of products & factories
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
Li & Fung is a supply chain leader in consumer goods specializing in apparel, beauty products, furnishings, household goods, health and toys. It employees more than 20,000 people and supplies material from 15,000 suppliers ...
Deployment of the Deere Production System in a primary manufacturing environment
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
Digital business model development and validation for real-time monitoring solution for electrical power transformers
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
Currently, the health of high-value power transformers is primarily evaluated by visual inspections, oil sample analysis conducted by a third-party lab, and measurements taken by a mechanic physically present at the ...