Supply Chain Network Design

Supply Chain Network Design

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Using strategic supply chain network design, companies can achieve dramatic savings from their supply chains. Now, experts at IBM and Northwestern University have brought together both the rigorous principles and the practical applications you need to master. Youa€™ll learn how to use supply chain network design to select the right number, location, territory, and size of warehouses, plants, and production lines; and optimize the flow of all products through your supply chain even if extends around the globe. The authors present better ways to decide what to manufacture internally, where to make these products, which products to outsource, and which suppliers to use. They guide you in more effectively managing tradeoffs such as cost vs. service level, improving operational decision-making by integrating analytics throughout supply chain management; and re-optimizing regularly for even greater savings. Supply Chain Network Design combines best practices, the latest methods in optimization and analytics, and cutting-edge case studies: everything you need to maximize the value of supply chain network design. For all supply chain executives, managers, strategists, and analysts; and for all students, instructors, and researchers in advanced supply chain management and/or logistics courses.demanding customers, they need to offer no less than two-day service for all demand. ... decided to start using team drivers as opposed to the single drivers we assumed within our initial calculation? In this case, two drivers are assigned to each truck, allowing the team to work twice as long (20 hours as opposed to theanbsp;...


Title:Supply Chain Network Design
Author: Michael Watson, Sara Lewis, Peter Cacioppi, Jay Jayaraman
Publisher:FT Press - 2012-08-20
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