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By Regina Neubauer

The value of coping with end-to-end offer chains from one hand has been the topic of debate for over ten years. Regina M. Neubauer presents a solution on how this sort of state of affairs may perhaps paintings via learning small- and medium-sized organisations within the eu logistics according to her company version functionality Scoring Framework. She proves that small- and medium-sized agencies in logistics are sustainable, i.e. she identifies Hidden Champions which are profitable companions in a collaborative enterprise version by way of delivering individualized solutions.

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Vii, p. 18). Although occasionally experiencing serious crises, they managed to survive well, sometimes even emerging stronger. Thus, these companies may be longer lived (Simon 1996a, p. 11, p. 13). Third, Hidden Champions “earn a large part of their revenue from exports, enabling them to contribute heavily to a country’s trade balance” (Simon 1996a, p. 18). Fourth, Simon found that Hidden Champions are “largely family owned” (Simon 1996a, p. 18) or “closed held” (Simon 1996a, p. 11) and, fifth, he states that Hidden Champions are “successful but not miracle companies” (Simon 1996a, p.

Kopczak and Johnson 2003, p. 29. Wansel and Tittel 2002, p. 37. Definitions of SCM (examples) According to the above definitions, there is some overlapping between SCM and 4PL or supply chain manager and LLP. These examples show the lack of a shared concept and the prevailing confusion. Therefore, I have worked out an overview that helps in clarifying the distinctions and relationships between the terms logistics and SCM, adding value to the discussions about industry terms (Figure 8). My presentation is derived from a presentation by Kopczak and Johnson (2003, p.

267). According to Porter, the value chain is the basic tool for a systematic examination of all activities a company performs and how these activities interact in order to analyze sources of competitive advantage (Porter 1985, p. 33). A supply chain is, firstly, the continuous link from raw materials supply through production to delivery of the finished product to the end-consumer. Second, it is the total sequence of business processes from either a single company or a multiple company environment (Lowe 2002, p.

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