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An exploration of facility location metrics in international supply chain

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  • Denise Ravet

    () (Centre de Recherche Magellan - Université Jean Moulin - Lyon III - Institut d'Administration des Entreprises (IAE) - Lyon)

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Companies could gain competitive advantage through the supply chain network. Especially facility location represent possible source of cost and service performance improvement. The goal of this article is to explore and expose what could be the facility key performance indicators. A literature review is conducted to examine research relating to supply chain network distribution performance measurement, facility location and KPIs on global and local level. An exploration of the supply chain performance literature reveals global and local KPIs that could used for the facility location measurement. A list of key performance metrics related to facility location is presented.

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  • Denise Ravet, 2012. "An exploration of facility location metrics in international supply chain," Post-Print hal-00747397, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00747397
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    glocal strategy; distribution network design; facility location; supply chain performance measurement; KPIs;

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