Samii B.,Vlerick Business School VBS |
Umit H.,Vlerick Business School VBS |
Meyers K.,Vlerick Business School VBS
Electricity Journal | Year: 2014
To produce realistic cost benefit assessments for the rollout of electricity smart meters, financial and operational decision-makers can collaborate using the framework of operational excellence and supply chain resilience. Strategies of product standardization, installation cost unification, onsite uncertainty reduction, and binding investments deferral not only reduce electricity supply chain vulnerabilities but also provide considerable cost reduction and resource optimization. © 2014 Elsevier Inc.