Production Planning & Control

(The TQCC of Production Planning & Control is 14. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Food supply chain in the era of Industry 4.0: blockchain technology implementation opportunities and impediments from the perspective of people, process, performance, and technology157
Lean Six Sigma and Industry 4.0 integration for Operational Excellence: evidence from Italian manufacturing companies140
Industry 4.0 and the supply chain digitalisation: a blockchain diffusion perspective134
Artificial intelligence in operations management and supply chain management: an exploratory case study114
The impact of digitalization and servitization on the financial performance of a firm: an empirical analysis107
The impact of Industry 4.0 on the reconciliation of dynamic capabilities: evidence from the European manufacturing industries95
Industry 4.0 technologies: critical success factors for implementation and improvements in manufacturing companies90
Blockchain adoption in food supply chains: a review and implementation framework84
Big data supply chain analytics: ethical, privacy and security challenges posed to business, industries and society76
Perspectives on the future of manufacturing within the Industry 4.0 era69
Towards the next generation of manufacturing: implications of big data and digitalization in the context of industry 4.064
Additive manufacturing and supply chains – a systematic review61
The impact of Operations and IT-related Industry 4.0 key technologies on organizational resilience59
Sustainability challenges and how Industry 4.0 technologies can address them: a case study of a shipbuilding supply chain57
Artificial intelligence and food security: swarm intelligence of AgriTech drones for smart AgriFood operations56
Adoption of AI-empowered industrial robots in auto component manufacturing companies54
Practical implications and future research agenda of lean manufacturing: a systematic literature review53
Industry’s 4.0 transformation process: how to start, where to aim, what to be aware of52
SMEs strategy and scale constraints impact on agri-food supply chain collaboration and firm performance50
Sustainability implementation challenges in food supply chains: a case of UK artisan cheese producers49
Sustainable supplier selection based on industry 4.0 initiatives within the context of circular economy implementation in supply chain operations47
Big data analytics in turbulent contexts: towards organizational change for enhanced agility45
The impact of relational capital on green supply chain management and financial performance45
Combining lean and agile manufacturing competitive advantages through Industry 4.0 technologies: an integrative approach44
Lean manufacturing systems in the area of Industry 4.0: a lean automation plan of AGVs/IoT integration43
Development of a conceptual model for lean supply chain planning in industry 4.0: multidimensional analysis for operations management41
Supply chain traceability: a review of the benefits and its relationship with supply chain resilience40
Examining the role of procurement 4.0 towards remanufacturing operations and circular economy39
Implementing industry 4.0 real-time performance management systems: the case of Schneider Electric38
Framework for a sustainable supply chain to overcome risks in transition to a circular economy through Industry 4.037
Integrating product design and supply chain management for a circular economy36
Digitalisation and quality management: problems and prospects36
Detecting and remediating modern slavery in supply chains: a targeted audit approach34
Industry experiences of artificial intelligence (AI): benefits and challenges in operations and supply chain management33
Blockchain application in modern logistics information sharing: a review and case study analysis31
The impact of supply chain complexities on supply chain resilience: the mediating effect of big data analytics30
Going green? Investigating the relationships between proactive environmental strategy, GSCM practices and performances of third-party logistics providers (TPLs)30
Integrating circular economy and Industry 4.0 for sustainable supply chain management: a dynamic capability view30
Extenuating operational risks through digital transformation of agri-food supply chains29
Drivers of industry 4.0-enabled smart waste management in supply chain operations: a circular economy perspective in china28
A review of lean and agile management in humanitarian supply chains: analysing the pre-disaster and post-disaster phases and future directions28
Analysing the role of Industry 4.0 technologies and circular economy practices in improving sustainable performance in Indian manufacturing organisations28
Supply chain risks in Industry 4.0 environment: review and analysis framework27
Analysis of critical success factors for implementing Industry 4.0 integrated circular supply chain – moving towards sustainable operations27
A Big Data Analytics-driven Lean Six Sigma framework for enhanced green performance: a case study of chemical company27
Healthcare supply chain resilience framework: antecedents, mediators, consequents27
Product lifespan: the missing link in servitization26
Blockchain applications in the supply chain management in German automotive industry25
Impact of Industry 4.0 drivers on the performance of the service sector: comparative study of cargo logistic firms in developed and developing regions25
Analysing the influence of organisational culture and leadership styles on the implementation of lean manufacturing25
The impact of 3D printing on the humanitarian supply chain25
Key operational and institutional factors for improving food safety: a case study from Chile24
The relationship between internal lean practices and sustainable performance: exploring the mediating role of social performance24
Are food supply chains taking advantage of the circular economy? A research agenda on tackling food waste based on Industry 4.0 technologies23
Measuring the effect of Healthcare 4.0 implementation on hospitals’ performance23
Understanding resistance in lean implementation in healthcare environments: an institutional logics perspective23
Data-driven machine criticality assessment – maintenance decision support for increased productivity22
The role of supplier information availability for construction supply chain performance22
Disaster resilient proactive and reactive procurement models for humanitarian supply chain22
Analysis of ERP implementation to develop a strategy for its success in developing countries22
An empirical investigation on association between human factors, ergonomics and lean manufacturing21
Real-time data-driven discrete-event simulation for garment production lines21
The role of organisational culture in organisational change towards sustainability: evidence from the garment manufacturing industry21
Integration of Industry 4.0 technologies into Lean Six Sigma DMAIC: a systematic review21
The adoption of artificial intelligence powered workforce management for effective revenue growth of micro, small, and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs)21
Improving patient care at a multi-speciality hospital using lean six sigma21
The role of artificial intelligence in shaping the future of Agile fashion industry21
The art of gamifying digital gig workers: a theoretical assessment of evaluating engagement and motivation21
A framework for the systematic implementation of Green-Lean and sustainability in SMEs21
Gaining strategic insights into Logistics 4.0: expectations and impacts*19
Enhancing digital transformation towards virtual supply chains: a simulation game for Dutch floriculture19
Determinants and barriers of implementing lean manufacturing practices in MSMEs: a behavioural reasoning theory perspective19
Buyer–supplier collaboration during emerging technology development19
Post-Brexit back-shoring strategies: what UK manufacturing companies could learn from the past?19
Supplier selection and supply chain configuration in the projects environment18
Sustainability in supply chains: reappraising business process management18
Meaningful inhibitors of the lean journey: a systematic review and categorisation of over 20 years of literature18
Modelling interactions of select enablers of Lean Six-Sigma considering sustainability implications: an integrated circular economy and Industry 4.0 perspective18
How selection of collaborating partners impact on the green performance of global businesses? An empirical study of green sustainability18
Application of Industry 4.0 tools to empower circular economy and achieving sustainability in supply chain operations18
Understanding the implications of artificial intelligence on field service operations: a case study of BT18
Supply chain design during product development: a systematic literature review18
Modelling enablers for building agri-food supply chain resilience: insights from a comparative analysis of Argentina and France18
Power, supply chain integration and quality performance of agricultural products: evidence from contract farming in China18
Digital supply network design: a Circular Economy 4.0 decision-making system for real-world challenges18
Innovation in megaprojects and the role of project complexity17
EPEC 4.0: an Industry 4.0-supported lean production control concept for the semi-process industry17
Innovative decision support model for construction supply chain performance management17
The role of reverse logistics in a circular economy for achieving sustainable development goals: a multiple case study of retail firms16
From data to value: conceptualising data-driven product service system16
The impact of knowledge governance mechanisms on supply chain performance: empirical evidence from the agri-food industry16
Lean-as-imagined differs from lean-as-done: the influence of complexity16
Blockchain and network governance: learning from applications in the supply chain sector16
The analysis of information flow interdependencies within projects15
A fuzzy synthetic evaluation of capabilities for improving supply chain resilience of industrialised construction: a Hong Kong case study15
Building sustainable and resilient supply chains: a framework and empirical evidence on trade-offs and synergies in implementation of practices15
Extending dynamic capabilities towards lean thinking in humanitarian supply chains15
How additive manufacturing allows products to absorb variety in use: empirical evidence from the defence industry15
How to assess investments in industry 4.0 technologies? A multiple-criteria framework for economic, financial, and sociotechnical factors15
Critical analysis of the impact of big data analytics on supply chain operations15
Preparing for smart product-service system (PSS) implementation: an investigation into the Daimler group15
Supplier resilience assessment in project-driven supply chains15
Dissecting the project anatomy: Understanding the cost of managing construction projects15
Supply chain management in construction and engineer-to-order industries15
Development of mass customization implementation guidelines for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)15
Agri-food risks and mitigations: a case study of the Brazilian mango15
Implementation of big data analytics and Manufacturing Execution Systems: an empirical analysis in German-speaking countries15
Lean in High-Mix/Low-Volume industry: a systematic literature review15
Improving operational efficiency through blockchain: evidence from a field experiment in cross-border trade15
A systematic literature review on sustainability-oriented supplier development14
A tactical demand-supply planning framework to manage complexity in engineer-to-order environments: insights from an in-depth case study14
Determining and evaluating socially sustainable supply chain criteria in agri-sector of developing countries: insights from West Africa cashew industry14
Achieving sustainability in supply chain operations in the interplay between circular economy and Industry 4.014
Supplier quality management and performance: the effect of supply chain oriented culture14
The effects of supply chain flexibility on customer responsiveness: the moderating role of innovation orientation14
Exploring the role of lean managers within the Toyota supply network: evidence from a social media platform14