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Risk-Pooling Essentials

Reducing Demand and Lead Time Uncertainty

Authors: Oeser, Gerald

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  • Essential know-how on risk-pooling methods, condensing more than 600 publications on the topic
  • Offers a freely downloadable computerized decision support tool for Mac and Windows with pictorial step-by-step instructions
  • Presents a practical case study to illustrate and facilitate the implementation of the software and risk pooling
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This book provides comprehensive and concise definitions of risk pooling and risk-pooling methods, a straightforward statistical explanation, and a value-chain oriented framework for analyzing risk-pooling methods. Risk pooling mitigates demand and lead time uncertainty in logistics and supply chain management. The author also provides readers with a downloadable computerized decision support tool to compare and choose appropriate risk-pooling methods and to apply them in companies. Students and practitioners of logistics and supply chain management will find this book particularly useful.

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Gerald Oeser studied International Business Administration majoring in International Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Production and Operations Management at Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Reims, France and at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, from which he also received his PhD. He has worked as a consultant for German and international printing, publishing, paper wholesale, service, travel, engineering, and car accessories companies as well as a lecturer for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at German and international universities. In 2012 he became Dean of Studies and Professor for Logistics Management at the European University of Applied Sciences in Neuss, Germany.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-14157-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $54.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-14156-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Risk-Pooling Essentials
Book Subtitle
Reducing Demand and Lead Time Uncertainty
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Business
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-14157-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-14157-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-14156-5
Series ISSN
2191-5482
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 91
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations, 5 illustrations in colour
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