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Walaskar, Sukanya (author)
This report presents an analysis of a new technology integration, namely Radio Frequency Identification technology (RFID) within Nike’s supply chain processes. This analysis considers a metrics relevant to operational efficiency in terms of costs savings, reduction in labour hours and increase in revenue through sales. These metrics are...
master thesis 2021
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Kleinendorst, Jay Jay (author)
The Dutch carpet tile industry is one of the most polluting and unsustainable industries worldwide, with a waste product that is only fit for landfilling. This thesis set out to model the industry and conclude on effective sustainability increasing measures. It was identified that the creation of one carpet tile (0.25 square meters) causes a...
master thesis 2020
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Chittur Ramasubramaniam, Subbaraman (author)
The usage of Industry 4.0 technologies isgaining a lot of popularity in the context of manufacturing industries. Theyoffer improvements to the traditional manufacturing environment by offeringmore connectivity and integration in the business processes. Many companies aremoving towards these technologies to harness these...
master thesis 2020
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van Honk, Quint (author)
Construction logistics has a negative impact on the urban environment. Therefore, in this study, construction logistics structures are designed for residential and non-residential development that should reduce the negative effects of construction-related transport in cities. These structures were made for the urban development project IJburg II...
master thesis 2020
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Talleraas, Henrik (author)
In a world where companies rely increasingly on machines and automated production lines to deliver customer value, asset availability is a becoming a larger driver of companies’ productivity and thus performance. In effect, where maintenance was historically perceived as a cost-centre, it is generally treated as a value-adding business element...
master thesis 2020
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le Blanc, O.L.R. (author)
The world is facing climate change which has sever impacts on extreme weather events, biodiversity and rising seas. Greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced to counteract climate change. One specific way to contribute to that reduction is setting Zero-Emission (ZE) zones to ban fossil fuel vehicles in urban areas which will presumably lead to...
master thesis 2020
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Tesselaar, Tom (author)
master thesis 2020
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Agnello, Alessio (author)
In an ever more interconnected and integrated world, supply chains are undergoing continuous radical redesigns triggering in turn transfers of products and technologies between suppliers across the globe. This multi-year, cross-functional process, referred to as product technology transfer is determinant for the success or failure of a supply...
master thesis 2020
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Pagnan, Riccardo (author)
In today’s interconnected and dynamic world, sharing knowledge within a company and streamlining its workflow can be a significant source of competitive advantage. As a matter of fact, the literature consistently shows that firms which invest in Enterprise Systems tend to perform better financially and have better retention rates. However,...
master thesis 2020
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van Son, Kees (author), van Zwieteren, Raymond (author), Besier, Jorick (author), Robbertsen, Niels (author), van Hees, Simon (author), van der Storm, Geraldine (author)
Due to a global increase in food consumption and shipping, and regional developments like exploitation of the Vaca Muerta oil field, the port of Bahía Blanca in Argentina sees an opportunity to increase its activities. Therefore, a new container terminal will be constructed in the port of Bahía Blanca that can handle 500,000 TEU per year. This...
student report 2020
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Koukopoulou, Foteini (author)
The current industrial system is established on one fundamental characteristic: a linear model of resource consumption that follows a ‘take-make-dispose’ pattern. However, the emerging concept of Circular Economy (CE) is proposed to change the current production and consumption patterns that put a significant burden on our planet and its...
master thesis 2020
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Kalioupi, Kalliopi (author)
Concrete is the most widely used artificial material, and shapes the largest area of the built environment in the Netherlands. Its waste stream is responsible for the highest percentage of construction and demolition waste and fundamental knowledge for affordable high-grade applications from old concrete has already been introduced. More...
master thesis 2019
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Athanasiadou, Ifigeneia (author)
Master data is used to describe the critical entities of an organization, including customers, products, suppliers and employees. There are many challenges associated with the management of master data in large and distributed organizations. Master data management (MDM) has been proposed as way to integrate and combine data from different...
master thesis 2019
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Gela, Zarife (author)
Setting up a humanitarian supply chain comes with diverse difficulties such as major uncertainties, dispersion of information and collaboration between different organisations. Since the environment around a disaster is uncertain and is changing quickly this could affect the performance of the relief provided. Difficulties within the...
master thesis 2019
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Grift, Misha (author)
The beginning of the millenium has initiated the transformation of the space market to a globally private space industry, distinguished by relatively young and commercially minded aerospace businesses, which is known as NewSpace. Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands B.V. (Airbus DS NL) aspires to anticipate on this transition and has initiated...
master thesis 2019
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Vu Kim, Monika (author)
Increasingly companies are facing tough challenges due to fast paced technological developments, shortening product life cycles and new forms of business models. Therefore innovating is crucial for companies to stay competitive and enter new markets. Large corporations have difficulty in breaking silos and developing breakthrough innovations due...
master thesis 2019
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Garcia Millan, Manuel (author)
Digitalization is revolutionizing the way organizations manage their internal operations. Many of them are still characterized by waste and inefficiencies, however, innovative digital tools are already changing the way large corporations operate in a variety of sectors. One of the fields that still have room for improvement is product data...
master thesis 2018
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Hoekstra, Eke (author)
Nowadays, a worldwide urbanisation trend can be observed. In the Netherlands, it is expected that the population of the four largest cities will be increased with an average of 15% in 2030. In total, these four big cities will accommodate a third of the Dutch population in 2030 (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek & Planbureau voor de...
master thesis 2018
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Wolkenfelt, Vincent (author)
master thesis 2017
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Commandeur, Jim (author)
Due to automation and robotization of material handling systems (MHS) in the transportation industry, maintaining equipment and systems becomes more important, and needs to be integrated in the company’s business strategy (Tsang, 2002). Implementing and investing in the right maintenance approach to keep these systems in optimum state is...
master thesis 2017
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