An approach of one-item-multiple-code for logistics management in international power generation EPC projects
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Engineering-Procurement-Construction project type is widely used in the industry of power generation development, and logistics management has been playing an important role in the execution of especially international power generation projects. Logistics in the area of power generation industry can be a very complicated system, typically involving many subcontractors related to logistical activities, requiring countless operations to be completed as well as deals with numerous interfaces between neighboring operations. With the objective of efficient and effective management and control of the whole logistics process, the paper proposes a â€œone-item-multiple-codeâ€� approach to realize the transparency and traceability of logistics management.
Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing, held May 20-23, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas, and organized by the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Lean Systems, University of Texas at San AntonioIncludes bibliographical references