• Grocery retail supply chain planning and control: Impact of consumer trends and enabling technologies 

      Vallandingham, Logan Reed; Yu, Quan; Sharma, Nakul; Strandhagen, Jo Wessel; Strandhagen, Jan Ola (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Grocery retail supply chains have in the past decades increased their efficiency which has led to cost-focused supply chains that are able to deliver high volumes of products at low prices. There is still continual pressure ...
    • Kanban for Lean Production in High Mix, Low Volume Environments 

      Powell, Daryl (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Due to its assumed inherent inability to manage custom-engineered parts and components, the Kanban system has traditionally been disregarded in high mix, low volume “engineer-to-order” environments. However, elements of ...
    • MES as an Enabler of Lean Manufacturing 

      Perico, Paolo; Arica, Emrah; Powell, Daryl John; Gaiardelli, Paolo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Many firms have adopted Lean Manufacturing as a means of increasing productivity and reducing cost, often by focusing on the implementation of Lean best practices to identify and eliminate waste. This paper explores the ...
    • Rethinking Jidoka Systems under Automation and Learning Perspectives in the Digital Lean Manufacturing World 

      Romero, David; Gaiardelli, Paolo; Powell, Daryl; Wuest, Thorsten; Thürer, Matthias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      This paper proposes Jidoka (automation with a human touch) as the main guiding principle for SMEs digital transformation; understood as the continuous increase of levels of automation and intelligence at their shopfloors ...