Denyse Julien

Denyse Julien
Cranfield University · Cranfield Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CLSCM)

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to study the potential for improving sustainability performance in food supply networks by implementing collaborative distribution. Food supply chains generate a significant portion of CO2 emissions, because of the large volume of food transportation and the large number and frequency of trips made to deliver...
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Purpose – This study aims to explain how supply chain alignment, which remains a major challenge for supply chains, can be achieved and its implications for business performance (BP) by testing the strengths of the relationships between previously identified enablers, supply chain alignment and BP. Design/methodology/approach – A literature review...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to understand how the full potential of the global phenomenon “Six Sigma” can be realised in low volume, high complex manufacturing. Design/methodology/approach The research reported on in this paper is based on a case study company – ComplexCo plc. A questionnaire to gauge user perceptions about the tools and...
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Manufacturers are seeking increasingly innovative ways to achieve competitive advantage. An emerging trend is to exploit diagnostic and prognostic technology to support service-led competitive strategies where the emphasis is put on the 'sale of use' rather than the 'sale of product'. However, little is known about the extent to which this technolo...
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This paper reports the first stage of work being undertaken to understand the factors that have impacted on the current state of food safety in the UK food manufacturing sector. The paper first explores developments in international food safety regulation in general and in particular, the UK. Using a survey and case study methodology, the paper exa...
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Demonstrating compliance with food safety requirements of the global food economy is a prerequisite for access. This article presents an overview of the governance within global value chains and their impact on the prospects of developing countries accessing and participating in the global food manufacturing value chain. Based on fieldwork undertak...
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Freezing is a very well established food preservation process that produces high-quality nutritious foods that offer the advantage of a long storage life. However, freezing is not suitable for all foods, and freezing does cause physical and chemical changes in many foods that are perceived as reducing the quality of the thawed material. Many innova...
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An abundance of previous studies has investigated aspects of international purchasing and global sourcing, mainly focusing on the benefits, challenges, critical success factors, strategy development and the issues associated with the progression between different levels of sourcing. In such previous studies numerous factors have been identified as...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to report on a research project at a safari park in Buckinghamshire, UK. The aim is to introduce lean principles to the park, to enable the park to increase profits through eliminating waste and improving the efficiency of key processes whilst concurrently increasing customer satisfaction. The research is based...
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Woburn Safari Park (WSP), a 48-acre safari park in Buckinghamshire, England, has implemented lean processes with the help of Carnfield University's manufacturing department, to achieve financial security and provide the country with a premier leisure destination. Business benefits through lean on the low-cost, low-risk, and high-impact safari park...
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Offshoring can be an excellent strategy to reduce costs, particularly through lower labour costs. But there are many other hidden costs that companies often fail to include in their business case. Research has found that offshoring is often carried out by western European companies with little or no understanding of the true costs. They also tend t...
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Purpose – This paper seeks to investigate the links between different types of visibility, joint initiatives and business performance using the concepts of transparency as a measure of visibility in supply chains. The prognosis that increased supply chain visibility can be achieved through suppliers and customers working on joint initiative(s), the...
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Outsourcing has grown in popularity over the last ten years especially in Europe. It surely raises complex management issues and new ways of working. Thanks to Thomas Medical Systems case study and the expertise of the commentators, ask yourself the good questions and set your own policy.
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This paper summarises the findings of an empirical study to test the validity of the `rigid flexibility' [Collins, R.S., Schmenner, R., 1993. Achieving rigid flexibility: factory focus for the 1990s. Eur. Manage. J., 11 (4) 443–447.] model for manufacturing strategy. The basic tenet of the model is that flexibility in manufacturing, and thereby res...
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This paper summarises the findings of an empirical study to test the validity of the ‘rigid flexibility’ [Collins, R.S., Schmenner, R., 1993. Achieving rigid flexibility: factory focus for the 1990s. Eur. Manage. J., 11 (4) 443–447.] model for manufacturing strategy. The basic tenet of the model is that flexibility in manufacturing, and thereby res...
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The study reported on in this thesis was an empirical investigation into the implementation and use of, Statistical Process Control (SPC) techniques and tools in a product development environment. The data used originated from four different business units in the European flavour division of a large International company, belonging to the Flavour a...
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Many executives are currently striving to develop world-class manufacturing operations to ensure that they remain competitive in increasingly global markets. To do this, they are adopting a range of practices, from organisational changes such as empowerment and teamwork to the use of techniques such as pull production. Their goal is to substantiall...
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The research on which this paper is based seeks to understand how companies based in the UK have approached the implementation of their sourcing strategy. This paper describes the development of a framework using critical success factors of implementing the global sourcing strategy that were identified in past studies and findings from the survey a...

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The Sustainable Food Chains Platform (SFCP) is the outcome of a 3 year transnational project (Project SCALE) and summarises the key lessons learned together with the tools and frameworks developed by the Project team whose expertise combined academic rigour (Cranfield University, University of Artois, Wageningen University) with commercial acumen (DHL, EFFP). http://sfcplatform.eu/