EFFECTS ON SUPPLY CHAIN RELATIONS IN MOBILE MANUFACTURING
Paper i proceeding, 2007
The mobile manufacturing concept aims to provide mobile manufacturing modules, MMMs, which easily could be sent to the place where it is needed, either within the company, to a local supplier, to a customer, or to a partner, in order to, for example, cover a temporary volume peak. In order to use the MMMs resources efficiently, the level of interaction with all these actors has to be selected wisely. Therefore, the aim of this paper is to investigate the information flow and material flow in one of the MMM that has been developed within the Factory-in-a-Box project, in order to highlight the importance of selecting appropriate level of interaction and how mobility affects the supply chain relations.