Modeling the Supply Chain
With an emphasis on modeling techniques, Jeremy Shapiro's MODELING THE SUPPLY CHAIN is the perfect tool for courses in supply-chain management or for professional managers who seek better analytical tools for managing their supply chains, information technologists who are responsible for developing and/or maintaining such tools, and consultants who conduct supply-chain studies using models. Shapiro examines in detail the roles of data, models, and modeling systems in helping companies improve the management of their supply chains. The focus is on optimization models based on linear and mixed integer programming. Shapiro clearly illustrates that when properly applied, these methodologies can create accurate and comprehensive models of great practical value. The book also shows how competitive advantage in supply chain management can be most fully realized by implementing and applying optimization modeling systems.
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Supply Chain Management Integrated Planning
Supply Chain Modeling
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0-1 variables activities Ajax algorithms Alphas analysis analyze applications C-line test capacity chain decision database Chapter company's supply chain computed constraints construction decision makers decision problems decision variables delivery describing developed discussed distribution centers example facilities feasible solution Figure finished products firm heuristic implementation industry input integer programming model linear programming model linked logistics lower bound LP master model manufacturing markets methods minimal mixed integer programming objective function operational planning Operations Research optimal solution optimization modeling system options orders planning horizon planning problems plant product families production scheduling quantity require resource-based view routing solution safety stock scenario Section shadow prices simplex method spreadsheet stochastic programming strategy submodels subplans suppliers supply chain decision supply chain management supply chain model supply chain network supply chain planning Table tactical planning tion unified optimization methodology unit vendors week