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Ankersmit, S. (author)
Transport collaboration has been applied in many different industries both on vertical and horizontal level; to improve transport performance and reduce transport costs. In the air cargo industry currently limited transport collaboration exists both on horizontal and vertical level for inner airport transport of freight forwarding companies....
master thesis 2013
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Kaushik, N. (author)
The projects in oil and chemical (O&C) industry often experience problems during their execution, because of those problems, some of the project ends with large cost and schedule overruns. The poor performance of projects not only affects the strategic objective of project’s owner but also poses a dual threat to engineering and construction (E&C...
master thesis 2013
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Kloos, M. (author)
Market pressure for cost-efficiency is forcing, and the implementation of XBRL is enabling, accounting firms to optimize their business processes to become more cost-efficient. While the manufacturing industry has benefited much from available BPM methodology for becoming more agile, leaner, cost-effective and customer-focused, it is still...
master thesis 2012
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Vink, T. (author)
Due to rising costs and an increasing demand for health care services Dutch hospitals are looking for ways to reduce costs while maintaining or increasing the level of patient satisfaction. Reducing variation in bed occupation in common nursing wards could save costs by reducing the amount of required beds and nurse staffing, and increase...
master thesis 2012
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Harmsen, M. (author)
In many consumer markets lead-time is no longer the outcome of a process of planning, producing and delivery. Many companies have gained competitive advantage through shortening the lead-time. In achieving this, next to the introduction of more flexibility in their own operations, companies are looking for more flexible suppliers. Traditionally...
master thesis 2012
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Rust, I.J. (author)
Business process simulation (BPS) provides the possibility to simulate and evaluate the dynamic behavior of business processes, without directly influencing or changing the processes. The main problem is that developing a simulation model is considered to be difficult, time-consuming and expensive. For management consulting companies, BPS could...
master thesis 2011
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Cai, J. (author)
A well designed public transportation system can provide convenience to the public, increase the profit of the transportation company, and reduce the cost to the society as a whole. The depot is an important part in the study of transportation systems. The choice of the capacity of the depots is a strategic decision. It will constrain the...
master thesis 2011
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Van der Hout, A.B. (author)
The Dutch youth care sector defends and supports children in their maturing process. Over last decades this complex and heavily resource bound health care system faced long waiting lists and over utilized resources. Various policies based on increasing budgets and care capacities did not result in the expected structural waiting list decreases....
master thesis 2011
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Halim, R.A. (author)
A powerful combination of simulation and optimization has been successfully applied to solve real-world decision making problems (Fu et al., 2000; Fu, Glover, & April, 2005). Unfortunately, there are scientific and application problems with this method. Firstly, there is no transparent and formal structure to define the integration between...
master thesis 2010
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Nijhoving, G. (author)
This research focuses on cost reduction in the logistical system of the Engine Shop of the KLM. This logistical system is complex of nature and involves very high material costs. The research emphasises on inventory cost reductions. A comprehensive system analysis has been performed that gives insights in the logistical processes of the Engine...
master thesis 2009
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