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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Logic Of Logistics

I was reminded of this book through a recent modeling effort.  A very complete look at classic supply chain problems. Not a how to, or pointer to codes to use, and technical, but very complete survey of  useful supply chain optimization and architecture issues.   We used to be a part of the industry group that sponsored some of this work.   Check for the latest edition.

The Logic of Logistics: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering)  Nov 24, 2004
by David Simchi-Levi and Xin Chen  (MIT of and U of Illinois)

Fierce competition in today's global market provides a powerful motivation for developing ever more sophisticated logistics systems. This book, written for the logistics manager and researcher, presents a survey of the modern theory and application of logistics. The goal of the book is to present the state-of-the-art in the science of logistics management. As a result, the authors have written a timely and authoritative survey of this field that many practitioners and researchers will find makes an invaluable companion to their work.  ... "

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