Supply Chain Network Design Applying Optimization and Analytics to the Global Supply Chain

ISBN-10: 0133017370

ISBN-13: 9780133017373

Edition: 2013

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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 principlesandthe practical applications you need to master. You’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 Modelingcombines 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.
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List price: $93.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: FT Press
Publication date: 8/22/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 424
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694

Preface
Introduction and Basic Building Blocks
The Value of Supply Chain Network Design
Intuition Building with Center of Gravity Models
Locating Facilities Using a Distance-Based Approach
Alternative Service Levels and Sensitivity Analysis
Adding Capacity to the Model
Adding Costs to Two-Echelon Supply Chains
Adding Outbound Transportation to the Model
Introducing Facility Fixed and Variable Costs
Baselines and Optimal Baselines
Advanced Modeling and Expanding to Multiple Echelons
Three-Echelon Supply Chain Modeling
Adding Multiple Products and Multisite Production Sourcing
Multi-Objective Optimization
How to Get Industrial-Strength Results
The Art of Modeling
Data Aggregation In Network Design
Creating a Group and Running a Project
Case Study Wrap Up
Case Study: JPMS Chemicals Case Study
Index
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