lnu.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Supply chain risk handling - A Case Study based on four Chinese logistic companies
Linnaeus University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Marketing.
Linnaeus University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Marketing.
Linnaeus University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Marketing.
2017 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

When planning to study supply chain management, especially risk management, researchers or marketers should have a basic overview of supply chain risk management and how it is perceived in their company or environment.

This thesis will start with a basic background of supply chain risk management and identify three risk factors, which are quality, inventory and natural disasters. Areas of inquiry, purpose, as well as the specification of the research process of the problem through qualitative method being exposed in the followed chapter. Finally, a conclusion of the research will be given with the delimitation of this research. This thesis mainly focuses on four Chinese logistics companies, which are JD Logistics, Suning Logistics, S.F. Express and China Post. The group chooses Chinese market as the study object since China is a developing country in this field and also it’s easier for authors to make a connection with their managers in order to gain information and complete the research.

Months of research lead to the conduction of this study, interviews were formulated that in relation to supply chain risk management, which mainly focused on the three main risk factors (quality, inventory and natural disasters), in order to gain information about how Chinese firms perceived on each one of the factor’s relation to supply chain risk management.

This study would be helpful to Chinese companies that are trying to implement supply chain risk management since the thesis gives a discussion from the Chinese point of view. Therefore, making it more obvious that what they should develop and how to implement the supply chain risk management in relation to the three main risk factors, so that avoiding losses. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. , 63 p.
Keyword [en]
supply china risk management, risk factors, B2B, logistic industry
National Category
Business Administration
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-65215OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-65215DiVA: diva2:1108815
Subject / course
Business Administration - Other
Educational program
International Sales and Marketing, 180 credits
Presentation
2017-06-01, Ljungby, 09:30 (English)
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2017-06-19 Created: 2017-06-13 Last updated: 2017-06-19Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

By organisation
Department of Marketing
Business Administration

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

Total: 33 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf