Supply Chain Contract Management

A Performance Analysis of Efficient Supply Chain Contracts

  • Marcel Sieke

Part of the Edition KWV book series (EKWV)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Marcel Sieke
    Pages 1-8
  3. Marcel Sieke
    Pages 9-36
  4. Marcel Sieke
    Pages 37-45
  5. Marcel Sieke
    Pages 143-147
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 149-158

About this book


In recent years, the design of contracts in supply chains has received significant attention from researchers and practitioners. Companies try to improve their profits by designing efficient contracts that ensure a high availability of the product at a low cost. In this book the author presents a quantitative approach for designing optimal supply chain contracts. Firstly, service level contracts, which are frequently used between a supplier and a manufacturer, are analyzed. For this contract type, optimal contract parameter combinations are identified that lead to a coordinated supply chain. Secondly, an optimal contract selection strategy is developed for a supply chain where a manufacturer can choose among multiple potential buyers.

Potential readership includes scholars of supply chain management and management science, graduate students interested in these areas as well as interested practitioners involved in negotiating contracts.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Marcel Sieke
    • 1
  1. 1.The Boston Consulting GroupKölnGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-658-24381-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-658-24382-1
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