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The Logic of Logistics: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications for Logistics Management (Springer Series in Operations Research)

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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.

Synopsis:

Fierce competition in today's global market provides a powerful motivation for developing ever more sophisticated logisties systems. Written for the logistics manager and researcher, this book presents a timely and authoritative presentation of the modern theory and application of logistics, including case studies in which decision support tools for large-scale logistics applications are developed. The second edition includes three new chapters and coverage of several new topics.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Convexity and Supermodularity.- Worst-case analysis.- Average-case analysis.- Mathematical programming based bounds.- Economic Lot Size Models with Constant Demands.- Economic Lot Size Models with Varying Demands.- Stochastic Inventory Models.- Integration of Inventory and Pricing.- Procurement Contracts.- Supply Chain Planning Models.- Facility Location 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.- Network Planning.- A Case Study: School Bus Routing.- References.- Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780387221991
Author:
Simchi-levi, David
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Simchi-Levi, David
Author:
Bramel, Julien
Author:
Chen, Xin
Subject:
Logic
Subject:
Operations Research
Subject:
Game Theory
Subject:
Business logistics
Subject:
Mathematics-Logic and Philosophy
Subject:
Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences
Subject:
Production/Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Subject:
Game Theory/Mathematical Methods
Subject:
Industrial and Production Engineering
Subject:
Operations Research, Management Science
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
2nd ed. 2005
Series:
Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
375
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 1560 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Fierce competition in today's global market provides a powerful motivation for developing ever more sophisticated logisties systems. Written for the logistics manager and researcher, this book presents a timely and authoritative presentation of the modern theory and application of logistics, including case studies in which decision support tools for large-scale logistics applications are developed. The second edition includes three new chapters and coverage of several new topics.
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