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Leverantörsutveckling föranskaffningsprojekt: En fallstudie på Volvo Powertrain
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Supplier Development for Procurement Projects: : a case study at Volvo Powertrain (English)
Abstract [en]

The main proposition of this study is to examine Volvo Powertrain's procurement ofproduction equipment in order to find solutions that can prevent delays in futureprocurements. The conditions of the case leads to the theoretical field of supplierdevelopment, which emphasizes the advantages of closer collaborations between thebuying company and their supply chain. Through focus groups with Volvo-personneland interviews with supplier representatives, a step-by-step examination is made ofprior procurement projects. The knowledge generated from the examination is theninterlaced with theory concerning supplier development, which results in a line ofconclusions of Volvo Powertrain’s procurement process and the possibilities to takesupplier development into consideration for future procurements. Finally,recommendations to Volvo Powertrain is provided in the form of an updatedprocurement model called Volvo Equipment Procurement Model.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 61 p.
TVE, 16 062
Keyword [en]
supplier development, procurement management, supply chain management, project management
National Category
Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-296495OAI: diva2:938604
External cooperation
Volvo Powertrain
Educational program
Master Programme in Industrial Management and Innovation
Available from: 2016-06-17 Created: 2016-06-17 Last updated: 2016-06-17Bibliographically approved

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