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Supply Chain Configuration

Concepts, Solutions, and Applications

Authors: Chandra, Charu, Grabis, Jānis

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  • Establishes a focused definition of the supply chain configuration problem
  • Develops a supply chain configuration framework supporting development of models for specific cases
  • Discusses models and tools available for solving configuration problems
  • Emphasizes the value of model integration to obtain comprehensive and robust configuration decisions
  • Proposes solutions for supply chain configuration in the presence of stochastic and dynamic factors
  • Demonstrates the techniques discussed using applied examples from the automotive and retail industries
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Supply Chain Configuration: Concepts, Solutions, and Applications provides a thorough explanation of the supply chain configuration problem and offers solutions that combine the mathematical aspects of problem solving with applications in modern information technology.

 

Drawing upon years of practical experience and using numerous examples, authors Charu Chandra and Janis Grabis cover state of the art technologies and solutions in supply chain configuration, including:

  • Establishment of a comprehensive definition of the supply chain configuration problem
  • Discussion of models and tools available for solving specific configuration problems
  • Discussion of solutions for supply chain configuration in the presence of stochastic and dynamic factors
  • Emphasis on the value of model integration to obtain comprehensive and robust configuration decisions
  • Applications from the automotive and retail industries

Supply Chain Configuration: Concepts, Solutions, and Applications is a must have book for practitioners and researchers who specialize in operations management and supply chain configuration.

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"The book is well structured and provides a comprehensive overview of issues that are relevant to supply chain configuration decision modeling. … The book serves as material for academics and practitioners working in the field, and graduate students in management science and industrial engineering who are seeking to enhance their knowledge of specific supply chain management issues." (Sameer Kumar, Interfaces, Vol. 38 (1), 2008)


Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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  • ISBN 978-0-387-68155-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $169.99
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Supply Chain Configuration
Book Subtitle
Concepts, Solutions, and Applications
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-68155-9
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-68155-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3778-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 342
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