Categories Archives: Supply Chain and Finance

Categories Archives: Supply Chain and Finance

Cost to serve as a strategic decision variable in the design of strategies as regards emerging marketing channels (Spanish)

By: Christopher Mejía Argueta

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SCF 2.0

By: processindustrylab

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In a globalising economy, industrial value chains become more complex.  While goods flows in the chain are increasingly integrated and optimised, information and financial flows have been fragmented.  With respect to post-shipment financing, Supply Chain Finance (SCF) applications such as reverse factoring have shown that a collaborative approach can create significant value for corporations and […]

Improving the electricity distribution loss forecasting accuracy, by Michael Heeren (with Enexis B.V.)

By: jacobsadm

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This master thesis describes research for improving the distribution loss forecasting process at Enexis B.V. This research compared two commonly used forecasting methods, namely based on multiple regression and based on the time series approach. The objective was to accurately forecast the distribution losses one year ahead on an hourly basis. It is shown that the […]

Postponement Pays! The real option theory applied to determine the optimal investment timing of energy saving measures available to newly-build dwellings, by Koen van Cann (with Bouwfonds Property Development)

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Energy saving measures in the residential sector play an important role in the reduction of the primary energy consumption. Such measures may become unprofitable when the energy prices drop after the upfront investment costs of the measure are incurred. This research examines the effect of future energy prices uncertainty on the optimal investment timing and […]

Risk management practices in electricity trading, by Geert Jongen (with Anode)

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This thesis describes the risk management practice of an electricity trader in the Dutch electricity market. The thesis focuses on the imbalance and price risk that an electricity trader is exposed in the daily operation of its business. An analytical solution is derived for which the price and imbalance risk are minimized. Next, a pricing model […]