Supply Chain Analysis in the Australian Agribusiness Industry

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Location: Mount Lawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
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Project Outline:
Generally, supply chain management is the integration of suppliers, manufacturing, distribution and customers, in which raw materials run from suppliers to manufacturers who assemble them into finished products and organise delivery into the hands of customers. Integrated supply chain management, a complete linking from producers through to consumers, gives many advantages for companies, including improved delivery performance, reduction of lead time, and reduction of inventory, improved flexibility, responsiveness, efficiency and capacity realisation and improved asset usage.

There are five objectives of this project:

  1. To develop a conceptual framework of Australian Agribusiness Supply Chain Sustainability;
  2. To test the conceptual framework of supply chain sustainability and competitive advantage in Australian Agribusiness industry based on an Empirical approach;
  3. To identify the supply chain sustainability which have most influence over the Agribusiness supply chain management performance;
  4. To identify the main concerns of Australian Agribusiness supply chain management recently;
  5. To suggest alternative configurations for these supply chains that enhance performance of the businesses concerned.

Desired Skills: Statistical Analysis

Project Area: Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Supervisor(s): A/Prof Ferry Jie; A/Prof Hadrian Djajadikerta

Project level: PhD

Funding: Applicant should apply for ECUHDR or RTP Scholarship

Start date: 2018

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