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Characterisation of Capital Equipment

  • Erik Hofmann
  • Jens Hornstein
  • Daniel Maucher
  • Rainer den Ouden
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Part of the Professional Supply Management book series (SUPPLY, volume 2)

Abstract

To be able to classify capital equipment, we first present an overview of the goods to be procured in enterprises. According to Large (2009), five so-called main procurement object groups can be distinguished (Fig. 2.1):

Keywords

Production Material Fixed Asset Capital Equipment Tangible Asset Rail Vehicle 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Hofmann
    • 1
  • Jens Hornstein
    • 2
  • Daniel Maucher
    • 1
  • Rainer den Ouden
    • 2
  1. 1.Kerkhoff Competence Center of Supply Chain ManagementUniversität St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Kerkhoff Consulting GmbHDüsseldorfGermany

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