Publikation

SCM Challenges and Opportunities in the Timber Construction Sector

Outline:

K. Reitner, F. Staberhofer, W. Ortner, M. Gerschberger - SCM Challenges and Opportunities in the Timber Construction Sector - International Journal of Social, Management, Economics and Business Engineering , Vol. 8, No. 9, 2014, pp. 2713-2717

Abstract:

The purpose of this paper is to identify the main challenges faced by companies in the timber onstruction sector and to provide improvement opportunities that can be implemented on a short-, medium- and long-term basis. To identify the challenges and propose actions for each company a literature review and a multiple case research were conducted using the Quick Scan Audit Methodology. Finally, the findings and outcomes are compared with each other to support companies in the timer construction sector when implementing and restructuring their day-to-day activities.