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Case study of processing firm-distributor firm outsourcing alliance

Bhaskaran, Suku and Jenkins, Helen (2009) Case study of processing firm-distributor firm outsourcing alliance. Journal of Manufacturing Ttechnology Management, 20 (6). pp. 834-852. ISSN 1741-038X

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to review and discuss a distribution outsourcing alliance between a small-to-medium scale food processor and a national distributor of frozen and chilled food products. The paper discusses the influence of market dynamics, core and differentiated competencies and strategic intents on alliance formation and operations in the small-to-medium scale food enterprise sector.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID17686. distribution management, outsourcing, strategic alliances, joint ventures, SMEs, supply chain management, processing firm, distributor firm, food industry, food enterprises
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Other
FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
SEO Classification > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2011 02:15
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2011 02:15
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4167
DOI: 10.1108/17410380910975104
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