Agility in a project-oriented traditional industry

Päivi Iskanius, Heli Helaakoski

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This study contributes to the discussion on agility in supply chain management (SCM) and provides a novel focus on the development of an agile supply chain in a project-oriented supply chain. The object of this study is to develop an agile supply chain for the case network which is moving towards project-oriented business. It is concluded that in project-oriented supply chain, agility is necessary for competitiveness, and comprehensive implementation of information and communication technologies (ICTs) throughout the supply chain is of utmost importance in the development of an agile supply chain.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDeveloping sustainable collaborative supply chains
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Logistics, 12th ISL
EditorsKulwant S. Pawar
PublisherCentre for Concurrent Enterprise (CCE)
ISBN (Print)978-0-85358-218-2
Publication statusPublished - 2007
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event12th International Symposium on Logistics - Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 8 Jul 200710 Jul 2007


Conference12th International Symposium on Logistics


  • agent technology
  • agility
  • project-oriented supply chain

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