The Logics of Logistics: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications for Logistic Management / Edition 1

The Logics of Logistics: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications for Logistic Management / Edition 1

by Julien Bramel
     
 

Written for the logistics manager and researcher, this book presents a survey of the modern theory and application of logistics. The book includes two extensive case studies of the application of these ideas. Many practitioners and researchers will find this a timely and authoritative survey of the field and an invaluable companion to their work. See more details below

Overview

Written for the logistics manager and researcher, this book presents a survey of the modern theory and application of logistics. The book includes two extensive case studies of the application of these ideas. Many practitioners and researchers will find this a timely and authoritative survey of the field and an invaluable companion to their work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387949215
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Series in Operations Research
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.51(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction1
IPerformance Analysis Techniques13
2Worst-Case Analysis15
3Average-Case Analysis37
4Mathematical Programming Based Bounds51
IIVehicle Routing Models67
5The Capacitated VRP with Equal Demands69
6The Capacitated VRP with Unequal Demands81
7The VRP with Time Window Constraints107
8Solving the VRP Using a Column Generation Approach125
IIIInventory Models143
9Economic Lot Size Models with Constant Demands145
10Economic Lot Size Models with Varying Demands165
11Stochastic Inventory Models179
IVHierarchical Models201
12Facility Location Models203
13Integrated Logistics Models219
VLogistics Algorithms in Practice237
14A Case Study: School Bus Routing239
15A Decision Support System for Network Configuration255
References265
Index277

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