The Logic of Logistics: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications for Logistics and Supply Chain Management / Edition 2by David Simchi-Levi, Xin Chen, Julien Bramel
Pub. Date: 11/29/2010
Publisher: Springer New York
Fierce competition in today's global market provides a powerful motivation for developing ever more sophisticated logistics systems. This book, written for the logistics manager and researcher, presents a survey of the modern theory and application of logistics. The goal of the book is to present the state-of-the-art in the science of logistics management. As a result, the authors have written a timely and authoritative survey of this field that many practitioners and researchers will find makes an invaluable companion to their work.
- Springer New York
- Publication date:
- Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering
- Edition description:
- Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2005
- Product dimensions:
- 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)
Table of ContentsPerformance Analysis Techniques.- Convexity and Supermodularity.- Worst-Case Analysis.- Average-Case Analysis.- Mathematical Programming Based Bounds.- Inventory Models.- Economic Lot Size Models with Constant Demands.- Economic Lot Size Models with Varying Demands.- Stochastic Inventory Models.- Integration of Inventory and Pricing.- Design and Coordination Models.- Procurement Contracts.- Supply Chain Planning Models.- Facility Location Models.- Vehicle Routing Models.- The Capacitated VRP with Equal Demands.- The Capacitated VRP with Unequal Demands.- The VRP with Time Window Constraints.- Solving the VRP Using a Column Generation Approach.- Logistics Algorithms in Practice.- Network Planning.- A Case Study: School Bus Routing.
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