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- The development of a supply chain measurement framework for the milk products industry
- Yaibuathet, Korrakot; Toncich, Dario J.; Ng, Choon K.
- The purpose of the research program, documented herein, was to develop a generic supply chain management framework for the food industry. Ultimately, it is envisaged that industries could use the developed framework to identify the opportunities for improvement and then advance appropriate mechanisms for accomplishing them. As this research program has been in progress for more than one year, this paper contains the methods of generating a specific framework for a specific industry---in this case, the milk industry is the test case. The selection of a fundamental framework and related food standard was the first phase of framework development. Components were mapped from the food standards to the fundamental framework elements and the ramifications of this mapping were assessed. Once the mapping was completed, there were also suitable, related standards included in each process element of the developed framework. A test case representative from the industry was then interviewed to obtain an overview of the business process and product thread diagram. Those business processes of the case study were then compared with the fundamental framework. The final outcome of the industry specific framework will be to provide both managerial and operational assessment of the supply chain performance.
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- Conference paper
- Research centre
- Swinburne University of Technology. Industrial Research Institute Swinburne
- Profiles in Industrial Research: Knowledge and Innovation 2002, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 15-19 July 2002, pp. 145-153
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- Business processes; Food industry; Milk industry; Supply chain management
- Industrial Research Institute Swinburne, Swinburne University of Technology
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