Развитие интеграции в цепи поставок на основе технологии S&OP – «Планирование продаж и операций»
Authors demonstrate that arising disbalance of supply and demand generates the set of problems for the business organisation, such as high order periods, loss of clients in case of shortage, high total costs, and low efficiency of industrial lines. Eventually, all this factors essentially influence on achievement of company’s strategic goals and undermine corporate market image. Because of developing of integration and cooperation in supply chains, increasing attention in business organisations is given to technology «joint planning of sales and operations/production» (Sales and Operations Planning – S&OP). Article’s purpose is to analyse, how implementing of S&OP technology will affect on solving of mentioned problems (on the example of «Huhtamaki C.I.S.» company). The meaning of planning of sales and operations is made out as a cycle of meetings (stages) repeating in the same sequence every month and subordinating a making decision process.
In the article author propose approach to client's base generation based on decision tree method. This approach allows taking into account requirements to optimization of customers' selection based on several criteria. Method is illustrated on Logistics Company.
The course-book can be useful for marketing department employees in operating businesses, who may have no previous professional education in this field, and also for the students of the MBA programs.
For the first time the new approach to effective modification of traditional criteria of multi-criteria optimization in supply chain management and logistics systems is offered. The approach uses processes of analytical hierarchy. It is illustrated as expansion of toolkit of decision-making accessible to the manager, and opening possibilities of elimination of undesirable phenomena of an inadequate choice in a format of multi-criteria problems in logistics.
The authors propose new approach to self-organization of complex distributed systems in logistics. That approach is based on combination of multi-agent paradigm with constraint satisfaction techniques. The proposed solution expresses major features of Swarm Intelligence approach and replaces traditional stochastic adaptation of the swarm of the autonomous agents by constraint-driven adaptation.
The paper examines the structure, governance, and balance sheets of state-controlled banks in Russia, which accounted for over 55 percent of the total assets in the country's banking system in early 2012. The author offers a credible estimate of the size of the country's state banking sector by including banks that are indirectly owned by public organizations. Contrary to some predictions based on the theoretical literature on economic transition, he explains the relatively high profitability and efficiency of Russian state-controlled banks by pointing to their competitive position in such functions as acquisition and disposal of assets on behalf of the government. Also suggested in the paper is a different way of looking at market concentration in Russia (by consolidating the market shares of core state-controlled banks), which produces a picture of a more concentrated market than officially reported. Lastly, one of the author's interesting conclusions is that China provides a better benchmark than the formerly centrally planned economies of Central and Eastern Europe by which to assess the viability of state ownership of banks in Russia and to evaluate the country's banking sector.
The paper examines the principles for the supervision of financial conglomerates proposed by BCBS in the consultative document published in December 2011. Moreover, the article proposes a number of suggestions worked out by the authors within the HSE research team.