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van Bree, Arnoud (author)
Palladium is a critical raw material that is considered economically and strategically important by various national governments. The palladium supply chain is subject to several supply chain risks, including the geopolitical risk of potential Russian palladium export restrictions. Considering these disruption risks, it is essential to gain...
master thesis 2024
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Maassen, Timo (author)
Research Objective &amp; Methodology<br/>The COVID-19 supply disruptions and the energy crisis triggered by the Russian-Ukrainian conflict emphasize the EU's structural supply dependencies and potential damages during crises. It underscores the critical risk factors, particularly Rare Earth Elements (REEs), which are highly susceptible to supply...
master thesis 2024
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Broekman, Jelmar (author)
The construction industry is responsible for the emitting carbon, nitrogen, and particulate matter, which is harmful to the environment and contributes to global warming. Municipalities in the Netherlands plan to reduce emissions in inner-city developments to zero before 2030, for which a transformation of the already...
master thesis 2024
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Vaandrager, Celine (author)
This thesis addresses the increasing vulnerabilities in modern supply chains, particularly within the maritime industry. Emphasizing the crucial role of procurement in risk mitigation, the study challenges conventional lean management, advocating for agile supply chain strategies. It introduces the Integrated Supplier Matrix (ISM) to enhance...
master thesis 2024
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Hasankhani, M. (author), van Engelen, J.M.L. (author), Celik, S (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
As the transition to sustainable energy intensifies, hydrogen emerges as a pivotal medium in mitigating climate change and improving energy security. While its applicability across various sectors is undeniable, its integration into established energy systems presents multifaceted challenges. This study investigates the complexities of...
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Sheykhzadeh, Morteza (author), Ghasemi, Rohollah (author), Vandchali, Hadi Rezaei (author), Sepehri, A. (author), Torabi, Seyed Ali (author)
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 around the globe in the last few years, the need for pharmaceutical supply chains is felt more than before. However, increasing uncertainties along with unpredictable demand for products led to disruptions in supply chains when receiving requests from retailers. These disruptions not only affected the economic...
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Götz, Paula (author), Auping, Willem L. (author), Hinrichs-Krapels, S. (author)
Background: Health systems worldwide struggled to obtain sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic due to global supply chain disruptions. Our study’s aim was to create a proof-of-concept model that would simulate the effects of supply strategies under various scenarios, to ultimately help...
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Kromes, R.G. (author), Li, T. (author), Bouillion, Maxime (author), Güler, Talha Enes (author), van der Hulst, Victor (author), Erkin, Z. (author)
Blockchain’s potential to revolutionize supply chain and logistics with transparency and equitable stakeholder engagement is significant. However, challenges like scalability, privacy, and interoperability persist. This study explores the scarcity of real-world blockchain implementations in supply chain and logistics since we have not witnessed...
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Zhao, H. (author)
Green ammonia is poised to be a key part in the hydrogen economy. This paper discusses green ammonia supply chains with a focus on market structures. The architecture of upstream and downstream supply chains is explored. Market structure prototypes in different stages are explored based on transaction cost economics and lessons from the...
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Said, Hisham (author), Rajagopalan, Aswathy (author), Hall, Daniel M. (author)
Purpose<br/>Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is an innovative construction material that provides a balanced mix of structural stiffness, fabrication flexibility and sustainability. CLT development and innovation diffusion require close collaborations between its supply chain architectural, engineering, construction and manufacturing (AECM)...
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van Schilt, Isabelle M. (author), Kwakkel, J.H. (author), Mense, Jelte P. (author), Verbraeck, A. (author)
Supply chain visibility concerns the ability to track parts, components, or products in transit from supplier to customer. The data that organizations can obtain to establish or improve supply chain visibility is often sparse. This paper presents a classification of the dimensions of data sparseness and quantitatively explores the impact of...
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Liu, Tianzhu (author), Korthals Altes, W.K. (author), Wallet, Frédéric (author), Melot, Romain (author)
This chapter discusses planning the reterritorialisation of agricultural activities as an avenue of the Covid-19 pandemic recovery. Reterritorialisation indicates local food being targeted to local inhabitants instead of the global market. We argue that the pandemic has accelerated the reterritorialisation process. Supply chain actors actively...
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Portengen, Joel (author)
The global transport sector currently contributes 23% of carbon dioxide emissions, a figure set to double by 2050 without mitigation efforts. While Scope 3 emissions, notably in container transport, are challenging to address, they constitute over half of all emissions. This study explores cargo owners' perspectives on Scope 3 emissions and...
master thesis 2023
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Rossewij, Bas (author)
Shipping companies aim to reach the climate goals by following the rules from the International Maritime Oranization (IMO), which includes reducing Scope 3 emissions. Maintenance is a great contributor to the Scope 3 emissions of a shipping company, especially the transportation of spare parts. The current state-of-the-art supply chain...
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Hillen, Justus (author)
In the wake of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, global efforts have intensified to reduce carbon emissions and transition to renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. However, the asymmetry in energy production and consumption among nations, coupled with the seasonal and temporal intermittency and geographical variations...
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Aydin, Mustafa (author)
In the contemporary global environment, supply chains are increasingly vulnerable to disruptions, with environmental and supplier disturbances posing frequent challenges. This research aimed to understand the influence of a systematic supplier selection approach, combined with an effective risk mitigation strategy, on supply chain performance...
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Yao, Zhongbo (author)
This thesis aims at maximizing the profit of a strawberry producer while satisfying the retailer's demand and meeting other constraints. The amount of strawberries to be delivered to the retailer signed in the contract is the main decision variable to be optimized in the problem. Furthermore, the transportation scheduling is also optimized to...
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Arjun Santhosh, Arjun (author)
Amidst the burgeoning challenges of climate change, certain sectors, like the beer industry, find themselves at the forefront due to their dependence on climate-sensitive agricultural inputs. The changing climatic conditions not only influence the flavor profile but also the beer's accessibility, by affecting the quality and yield of essential...
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Schuring, Roman (author)
A monopile installation project consists of the whole process of loading monopiles to vessels, transporting monopiles to the wind farm and drilling monopiles in the seabed. Each installation project has different characteristics as the weather at the installation location, the distances to the suppliers and the vessels that are available differ...
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Aerden, Veronica (author)
The Port of Rotterdam is the biggest port in Europe and with its great location an important place for trade between Europe and other continents. Record numbers of intercepted illegal goods show that criminals use this port to traffic illegal goods. A lot is still unknown about the criminal supply chain in the Port of Rotterdam and about the...
master thesis 2023
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