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Overview and classification of coordination contracts within forward and reverse supply chains

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  • Govindan, Kannan

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    (Department of Business and Economics)

  • Popiuc, Maria Nicoleta

    (Department of Business and Economics)

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    Among coordination mechanisms, contracts are valuable tools used in both theory and practice to coordinate various supply chains. The focus of this paper is to present an overview of contracts and a classification of coordination contracts and contracting literature in the form of classification schemes. The two criteria used for contract classification, as resulted from contracting literature, are transfer payment contractual incentives and inventory risk sharing. The overview classification of the existing literature has as criteria the level of detail used in designing the coordination models with applicability on the forward and reverse supply chains.

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    Paper provided by Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark in its series Discussion Papers of Business and Economics with number 7/2011.

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    Length: 34 pages
    Date of creation: 01 Oct 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:hhs:sdueko:2011_007

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    Keywords: Coordination contracts; forward supply chain; reverse supply chain;

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