Frank Straube

Frank Straube
Technische Universität Berlin | TUB

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Publications (153)
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Background: Digital supply chain twins (DSCT) are gaining increased attention in academia and practice as they emerge as one of the most important trends in logistics and supply chain management (LSCM). Still, there seems to be no common understanding of the term in scientific literature. Moreover, the broad field of LSCM allows for a multitude of...
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The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the biggest crises to hit international logistics networks in decades and has far-reaching consequences for the future design, planning, and management of logistics networks. Based on a focus group workshop among 25 logistics managers followed by a survey involving 37 professionals, this study seeks to outline future...
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One of the main challenges for modern logistics and supply chain management (LSCM) is the automation of processes along the supply chain. Although research on different automation applications in LSCM exists, LSCM managers lack an overall picture of possible application areas as well as the antecedents influencing the successful implementation of a...
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Die City-Logistik ist von Zukunftstrends in Handel, Industrie und Verkehr beeinflusst und aktuell einer Vielzahl von Trends und Herausforderungen ausgesetzt. Im Zuge des steigenden Handlungsbedarfs ist eine Forschungslandschaft mit unterschiedlichen Maßnahmen und Lösungsansätzen entstanden. Eine zentrale Rolle für die nachhaltige Gestaltung und Ele...
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The Coronavirus crisis is putting international logistics networks to the test and it is already clear that the crisis is relentlessly exposing problems that international logistics networks must change as a result of the crisis. This article aims to reveal future developments in international logistics networks and discuss potential development pa...
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This contribution conceptualizes an evaluation model for data mining approaches for preventive quality assurance in purchasing. Future purchasing heavily relies on data analytics and purchasers need to be equipped with suitable tools and skills. A major prerequisite is to collect the respective data and to apply suitable algorithms to generate adde...
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The research presents findings concerning the prospects of the implementation of digital transformation technologies (DTT) for more sustainable processes in logistics and supply chain management of manufacturing companies. DTT can enable improvements with regards to energy efficiency, reducing transport and distribution distances and optimizing log...
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The efficient management of production volatility directly affects the sustainability of a company. Nevertheless, to leverage the full potential of volatility, management approaches need to consider the whole supply chain rather than focusing on optimizing the own production schedule. Consequently, managing supply chain volatility is one of the cor...
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Während eines internationalen wissenschaftlichen Forschungsprojekts und einer Promotion am Fachgebiet Logistik der TU Berlin wurde ein Benchmarkmodell zur Bewertung von Volatilitätsursachen entwickelt. Zudem entstand ein Gestaltungsmodell zur effizienten Beherrschung von Unsicherheiten in Logistik und Produktion.
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A well-functioning logistics environment is key to a country's opportunities for trade, growth and employment. This is particularly relevant for developing countries, where a weak logistics environment often hampers trade. While logistics services are typically provided by private actors, national governments play a key role in ensuring high logist...
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The present study deals with today's logistics challenges, which are increasing speed and the integration of real-time information for data-driven services, implementing new organizational and leadership structures as well as the need for finding approaches for cooperation with new actors such as start-ups or tech companies. Therefore, the study ex...
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Intermodal logistics networks such as the maritime transport chain require a precise interaction of numerous actors. However, due to their complexity, the closely interlinked processes are highly susceptible to disruptions. Companies are constantly faced with the challenge of dealing effectively and efficiently with disruptions and resultant delays...
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Paper aims The study proposes a benchmarking instrument that enables managers to critically assess the volatility management performance of a product’s supply chain to identify areas on which to focus when managing supply chain volatility (SCV). Originality To the best of the authors’ knowledge, the paper is the first to develop an instrument to a...
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The work presents a literature review for clustering prospects of DTT for sustainable logistics and supply chain processes in manufacturing. Results indicate that DTT such as additive manufacturing, cloud, and auto identification lead to possible improvements with regards to transparency in energy consumption, reducing distribution distances and op...
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Reducing food loss and waste across global supply chains is of utmost importance. Over recent years, researchers have investigated different approaches to support this reduction. However, these efforts often focus on sub-problems, and a holistic picture of food waste reduction measures is not extant. As a contribution to rectifying this, the author...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to identify and rank supply chain disruption causes for Western buying firms in the Chinese market; to identify supplier-relationship-specific mitigation strategies to avoid and resist such disruptions; and to develop and propose a framework of relational supply chain disruption management with Chinese suppliers...
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Research on the development of multinational companies towards a more sustainable business reveals country specific particularities in this process. In order to build a cross-country collaboration framework, sustainability reports of leading companies from developed and developing countries were analyzed and statistically significant differences id...
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Mit der Tendenz zur Konzentration auf das Kerngeschäft und die sich daraus ergebende sinkende eigene Fertigungstiefe der OEM steigt der über den Beschaffungsmarkt fremdbezogene Zulieferanteil von Lieferanten zwar verlangsamt1 aber weiterhin an.2 Ausgelöst durch externe Umfeldfaktoren wie z.B. die Globalisierung der Märkte und Versorgungsbeziehungen...
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This paper focuses on waste and pollution management (W&PM) practices within a group of German companies from various industries. A content analysis was conducted using an integrated framework for managing sustainable supply chain practices as a background. To evaluate companies' initiatives publicly available documents were used. The findings were...
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Much have been discussed in academia and companies regarding sustainable supply chain initiatives, however little attention has been paid to the specifics of industries' behavior, especially among transport and logistics service sector. This paper identifies statistically significant differences between industrial materials manufacturers and logist...
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Companies have been increasingly investing in improving sustainability, although each industry seems to define a different portfolio of sustainable supply chain practices. In this paper, authors organize data from 32 benchmarks in five industries according to a recently developed framework. Besides presenting similarities among multinational compan...
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In this article, we develop a model to analyse and evaluate impacts of supplier selection decisions on total purchasing costs – that is total landed cost including a supplier risk premium. The newly developed model allows transferring risks related to supplier selection into a monetary value. This will allow managers to add a risk premium to actual...
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Sustentabilidade na cadeia de suprimentos é um assunto bastante discutido mundialmente, principalmente considerando aspectos econômicos e ambientais. Pesquisadores tentam avaliar os impactos de diferentes estratégias no desempenho das empresas. Governos buscam entender os seus papéis neste movimento global, no intuito de regular e incentivar empres...
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The field of logistics continues to develop at a remarkable pace. Until recently, logistics was barely considered in long-term plans of even major companies, but its strategic role is now recognised and it lies at the heart of long-term plans in almost every business. There are many reasons for this change: communications and information technology...
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The expansion of megacities as a result of global development in the 21st century is one of the most important topics going into the future. Because efficient freight managing is one of the main challenges in cities, the aim of this research is to apply urban freight transportation concepts to megacities. This approach provides city logistics recom...
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Mit der Tendenz zur Konzentration auf das Kerngeschäft und die sich daraus ergebende sinkende eigene Fertigungstiefe der OEM steigt der über den Beschaffungsmarkt fremdbezogene Zulieferanteil von Lieferanten zwar verlangsamt aber weiterhin an. Ausgelöst durch externe Umfeldfaktoren wie z. B. die Globalisierung der Märkte und Versorgungsbeziehungen...
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In a research project with a company selling toys online it could be proven that strategic planning of flexibility can generate additional benefit in a company. Using a systematic approach it was possible to calculate differentiated demands for flexibility for single products or groups of products. With this approach demand planning can be optimize...
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Building stable production processes is becoming increasingly significant for manufacturing companies. The wide diversity of factors which have to be considered in business practice and the huge number of existing improvement methods makes necessary process stabilization efforts time-consuming and complex. A study, conducted at the TU Berlin in coo...
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Unternehmen wenden Erkenntnisse und Methoden sowohl aus den Ingenieurwissenschaften als auch Wirtschaftswissenschaften an - sei es in der Produktentwicklung, der Beschaffung und Logistik, der Produktion oder im Vertrieb. Die Verzahnung der beiden Disziplinen in Praxis und Wissenschaft ist jedoch unterschiedlich stark fortgeschritten: In der univers...
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Die sich wandelnden Kundenanforderungen im Handel stellen sämtliche Funktionsbereiche auf der Vertriebs- und Herstellerseite vor signifikante Herausforderungen. Während Logistikkonzepte in den zurückliegenden Jahren hauptsächlich in Richtung Kostensenkung und Geschwindigkeitserhöhung optimiert wurden, gewinnt die bedarfsgerechte und kundenorientier...
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We envision São Paulo’s transportation system, both public and private, transforming into one that is integrated, efficient, and sustainable, so that the city will be recognized for these characteristics as its economic significance continues to grow in the Latin American region. As emerging countries experience great urban transformations accelera...
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This paper highlights the importance of cross-actor integration on the informational level. It reveals that transparency of data flow along the value chain is a relevant factor for terminal operation. A case study outlined in this paper presents potential improvements through an informational integration of actors within the maritime transport netw...