University of Twente Student Theses


The make-or buy decision for managing and monitoring outbound distribution

Evers, A.H.M. (2018) The make-or buy decision for managing and monitoring outbound distribution.

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Abstract:This thesis researches the outsourcing decision of transport management within a company. Transport management (as the managing of outbound distribution) is outsourced to a logistics service provider. Internally, several problems occur within the process that is tangent with the transport management process of the LSP. As a result, this thesis performs exploratory research on the problems in the process and on the agreements made. Furthermore, a literature reserach is performed on outsourcing decisions and service levels within logistics, in order to optimize the current outsourcing relation, and a cost-analysis is performed.
Item Type:Essay (Bachelor)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:83 economics, 85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Industrial Engineering and Management BSc (56994)
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