Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2015, Article ID 198385, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/198385
Research Article

Understanding Transferable Supply Chain Lessons and Practices to a “High-Tech” Industry Using Guidelines from a Primary Sector Industry: A Case Study in the Food Industry Supply Chain

1School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham TW20 0EX, UK
2Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada A1C 5RE
3Networking and Telecommunications Professional Services, Montreal, QC, Canada H3S 1T2

Received 31 July 2014; Revised 6 October 2014; Accepted 7 October 2014

Academic Editor: Jung-Fa Tsai

Copyright © 2015 Adrian E. Coronado Mondragon et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. T. Roberts, The Carbon Fibre Worldwide 2011–2020: An Evaluation of Current Markets and Future Supply and Demand, Materials Technology Publications, 2011.
  2. OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard, Annex A, 183, 2005 (modified).
  3. P. Shakspeare and F. Smith, A Study into the Status, Opportunities and Direction for the UK Composites Industry, Composites Leadership Forum, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, London, UK, 2013.
  4. Inautonews, “Report—BMW and SGL Carbon to double joint production,” 2014, http://www.inautonews.com/report-bmw-and-sgl-carbon-to-double-joint-production.
  5. Car and Driver, Ford Fusion Lightweight Concept, 2014, http://blog.caranddriver.com/weight-watchers-ford-shaves-800-pounds-from-fusion-with-lightweight-concept/.
  6. Composites World, Bombardier Sheds Light on Learjet 85 Composites Manufacturing, Composites World, 2013.
  7. Nafta at 20, “Ready to take off again?” The Economist, 2014. View at Google Scholar
  8. M. F. Stringer, M. N. Hall, and The Breakdowns in Food Safety Group, “A generic model of the integrated food supply chain to aid the investigation of food safety breakdowns,” Food Control, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 755–765, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. J. Groen and J. D. Linton, “Is open innovation a field of study or a communication barrier to theory development?” Technovation, vol. 30, no. 11-12, p. 554, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. D. M. Lambert and M. C. Cooper, “Issues in supply chain management,” Industrial Marketing Management, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 65–83, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. K.-N. Hsieh and J. Tidd, “Open versus closed new service development: the influences of project novelty,” Technovation, vol. 32, no. 11, pp. 600–608, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. F. Pan and R. Nagi, “Robust supply chain design under uncertain demand in agile manufacturing,” Computers and Operations Research, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 668–683, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. F. Pan and R. Nagi, “Multi-echelon supply chain network design in agile manufacturing,” Omega, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 969–983, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. S. G. Azevedo, K. Govindan, H. Carvalho, and V. Cruz-Machado, “An integrated model to assess the leanness and agility of the automotive industry,” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol. 66, pp. 85–94, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. R. Sukwadi, H.-M. Wee, and C.-C. Yang, “Supply chain performance based on the lean-agile operations and supplier-firm partnership: an empirical study on the garment industry in Indonesia,” Journal of Small Business Management, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 297–311, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. C.-H. Hsu, F.-K. Wang, and G.-H. Tzeng, “The best vendor selection for conducting the recycled material based on a hybrid MCDM model combining DANP with VIKOR,” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol. 66, pp. 95–111, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. M. R. Nanda, M. Misra, and A. K. Mohanty, “Performance evaluation of biofibers and their hybrids as reinforcements in bioplastic composites,” Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, vol. 298, no. 7, pp. 779–788, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. R. Adner and R. Kapoor, “Value creation in innovation ecosystems: how the structure of technological interdependence affects firm performance in new technology generations,” Strategic Management Journal, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 306–333, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. M. Hernández-Espallardo, M. Sánchez-Pérez, and C. Segovia-López, “Exploitation- and exploration-based innovations: the role of knowledge in inter-firm relationships with distributors,” Technovation, vol. 31, no. 5-6, pp. 203–215, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. J.-C. Kuo and M.-C. Chen, “Developing an advanced multi-temperature joint distribution system for the food cold chain,” Food Control, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 559–566, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. G. Zhang, W. Habenicht, and W. E. L. Spieß, “Improving the structure of deep frozen and chilled food chain with tabu search procedure,” Journal of Food Engineering, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 67–79, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. R. K. Yin, Case Study Research: Designs and Methods, Sage, Thousand Oaks, Calif, USA, 2003.
  23. C. B. Seaman, “Qualitative methods in empirical studies of software engineering,” IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 557–572, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. C. Jeong and K. Kim, “Creating patents on the new technology using analogy-based patent mining,” Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 41, no. 8, pp. 3605–3614, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. T. Kim, D.-K. Lee, and S. Koo, “Determining the scale of R&D investment for renewable energy in Korea using a comparative analogy approach,” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 37, pp. 307–317, 2014. View at Google Scholar
  26. W. Wang, D. E. Rivera, and K. G. Kempf, “Model predictive control strategies for supply chain management in semiconductor manufacturing,” International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 107, no. 1, pp. 56–77, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. T. Kim, J. Hong, and H. Koo, “Forecasting diffusion of innovative technology at pre-launch: a survey-based method,” Industrial Management & Data Systems, vol. 113, no. 6, Article ID 17090152, pp. 800–816, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. A. Musa, A. Gunasekaran, and Y. Yusuf, “Supply chain product visibility: methods, systems and impacts,” Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 176–194, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus