Designing Innovations in Industrial Logistics Modelling

A. Kusiak, M. Bielli

October 10, 1996 by CRC Press
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780849383359 - CAT# 8335
Series: Mathematical Modeling

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  • Offers an integrated set of models and methods for designing and optimizing industrial logistics systems
  • Surveys the development, methodology, and application of logistics models
  • Discusses resource optimization and project planning
  • Presents successful applications recently employed in advanced industrial companies
  • Describes procedures for developing and evaluating new tools and designs
  • Examines the most successful - and the most promising - models and methods obtained from operations and production research
  • Summary

    Designing Innovations in Industrial Logistics Modelling describes practical methods for approaching the task of designing industrial logistics systems. It surveys the development of logistics models and their application in manufacturing to designing, planning, and implementing the movement of supplies, equipment, and products.
    This text/reference book discusses the combination of operation and production research to obtain solutions for designing and integrating advanced logistics systems. It provides the reader with a set of prescriptive and descriptive models and methods that have been developed exclusively for the purpose of designing, managing, and optimizing the architecture of such advanced systems.
    The design and application of new tools and methods is presented in such a way that emphasizes the competitiveness of manufacturing industries, and case studies are presented in a manner that demonstrates successful models and methods in advanced industrial logistics systems. In addition, Designing Innovations in Industrial Logistics Modelling explains the various formal tools and methodologies employed in evaluating new programs and covers program management and dynamic evaluation techniques.


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