Relocation of Car Manufacturers: Wise Solution or Costly Setback?

Author: Marian Liviu Mocan, Attila Turi, Gilles Goncalves, Sorin-Ioan Maistor. Abstract: The paper outlines the current concern of relocation in automotive industry in order to adapt to market conditions by shifting production towards emerging countries. Car manufacturers strive to reduce their operational costs to compensate weak sales in an attempt to overcome the slow market revival and remain globally competitive.

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Can an Underachiever Become Competitive? The Case of the Romanian Food Industry

Author: Marian Liviu Mocan, Attila Turi, Gilles Goncalves, Sorin-Ioan Maistor. Abstract: The paper outlines current challenges in Romanian food industry, its potential to overcome them and be competitive on both the national and international market using a key performance indicator (KPI) methodology. Although it has the capacity to assure internal consumption and competition on the market is high the Romanian food sector is struggling to meet internal demand, imports heavily exceed exports while food consumption is decreasing.

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Mobile-Apps Development for Biodiesel Distribution Tracking System and Supply Chain Monitoring

Author: Iman Santoso, Bernd Noche. Abstract: … A new approach of biodiesel supply chain management has been developed based on mobile-application to overcome such problems. Determining the fact that biodiesel is degradable over time, the system also possessed by feature to maintain the biodiesel quality during transport, besides bringing-out simple and user-friendly supply-trading application on hand to hand.

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