Global Logistics Management

Author: Bahar Y. Kara
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482226944
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Global Logistics Management focuses on the evolution of logistics in the last two decades, and highlights recent developments from a worldwide perspective. The book details a wide range of application-oriented studies, from metropolitan bus routing problems to relief logistics, and introduces the state of the art on some classical applications. The book addresses typical logistic problems, most specifically the vehicle routing problem (VRP), followed by a series of analyses and discussions on various logistics problems plaguing airline and marine systems. The text addresses problems encountered in continuous space, and discusses the issue of consolidation, scheduling, and replenishment decisions together with routing. It proposes a methodology that supports decision making at a tactical and operational level associated with daily inventory management, and also examines the three-echelon logistic network. This material provides numerous examples and additional topics that include: An analysis for the airline industry and a novel approach for airline logistics including fare pricing and seat inventory control The berth-crane allocation problem in container terminals A marine system logistics application Ice navigation problems and factors that affect ice navigation Pharmaceutical warehouse route design problems An application in healthcare logistics in which medical suppliers are evaluated through a fuzzy linguistic representation model A real data-driven simulation model that outputs a new shuttle system A model that integrates routing and batching problems Joint replenishment and transportation problems Global Logistics Management clearly illustrates logistic problems encountered in many different application areas, and provides you with the latest advances in classical applications.

Global Logistics

Author: James H. Bookbinder
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441961313
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Global logistics entails issues in facility location, distribution networks, routing & scheduling of deliveries by different modes of travel, crew scheduling & management of supply chains. This text examines modes, general issues, logistics in specific regions, free-trade zones & innovations in international logistics.

Industrial Engineering Management Science And Applications 2015

Author: Mitsuo Gen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662472007
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This volume provides a complete record of presentations made at Industrial Engineering, Management Science and Applications 2015 (ICIMSA 2015), and provides the reader with a snapshot of current knowledge and state-of-the-art results in industrial engineering, management science and applications. The goal of ICIMSA is to provide an excellent international forum for researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry to share cutting-edge developments in the field and to exchange and distribute the latest research and theories from the international community. The conference is held every year, making it an ideal platform for people to share their views and experiences in industrial engineering, management science and applications related fields.

Industrial Engineering Applications In Emerging Countries

Author: Ihsan Sabuncuoglu
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482226901
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The second volume of a three-volume series on global logistics management, this book focuses on recent developments and implementations of operations research techniques on selected logistic problems in emerging countries. The book covers topics ranging from quality management in pharmaceutical supply chains to risk analysis of maritime ports and identifies quality management practices that impact supply chain performance using empirical data from pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in Pakistan. It provides case studies and discusses the application of IE tools.

Lean Supply Chain And Logistics Management

Author: Paul Myerson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071766278
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"The documented benchmarks for success and the many examples help explicate the complexities for the reader. The book is organized and written so that it will be useful as an introduction to the field and also as a reference when special challenges arise for the practicing manager." -- DR. JOHN J. COYLE, Professor Emeritus of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University "The book is a must-read for all supply chain managers seeking to drive down costs and improve profits and must be read before any investment is made in your supply chain. Get copies for your controller and all senior managers...this book lays it all out." -- DR. RICHARD LANCIONI, Chair, Marketing & Supply Chain Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University Expert Strategies for Improving Supply Chain and Logistics Performance Using Lean This practical guide reveals how to identify and eliminate waste in your organization's supply chain and logistics function. Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management provides explanations of both basic and advanced Lean tools, as well as specific Lean implementation opportunities. The book then describes a Lean implementation methodology with critical success factors. Real-world examples and case studies demonstrate how to effectively use this powerful strategy to realize significant, long-term improvements and bottom-line savings. COVERAGE INCLUDES: * Using Lean to energize your supply chain * The eight wastes * Lean opportunities and JIT in supply chain and logistics * Lean tools and warehouse * Global lean supply chain and logistics * Lean opportunity assessment, value stream mapping, and Kaizen event management * Best-in-class use of technology with Lean * Metrics and measurement * Education and training Valuable training slides are available for download.

Logistics Engineering Handbook

Author: G. Don Taylor
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420004588
Size: 25.57 MB
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Achieving state-of-the-art excellence and attaining the cost reductions associated with outstanding logistics efforts is an obvious gain in terms of competitive edge and profitability. As logistics tools evolve in comprehensiveness and complexity, and the use of these new tools becomes more pervasive, maintaining a position of leadership in logistics functions also becomes increasingly difficult. And in spite of its importance not only to the bottom line but also to the functionality of your operations, logistics improvement often lags industry requirements. Taking a unique engineering approach, the Logistics Engineering Handbook provides comprehensive coverage of traditional methods and contemporary topics. The book delineates basic concepts and practices, provides a tutorial for common problems and solution techniques, and discusses current topics that define the state of the logistics market. It covers background information that defines engineering logistics, activities and implementation, transportation management, enabling technologies, and emerging trends. Each chapter includes either a brief case study overview of an industrially motivated problem or a tutorial using fabricated data designed to highlight important issues. Presentation, organization, and quality of content set this book a part. Its most distinctive feature is the engineering focus, instead of the more usual business/supply chain focus, that provides a mathematically rigorous treatment without being overly analytical. Another important characteristic is the emphasis on transportation management, especially freight transportation. The section on emerging and growing trends makes the handbook particularly useful to the savvy logistics professional wishing to exploit possible future trends in logistics practice. The handbook is a one-stop shopping location for logistics engineering reference materials ranging from basics to traditional problems, to state-of-the-market concerns and opportunities.

Global Operations And Logistics Text And Cases

Author: Philippe-Pierre Dornier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9788126516841
Size: 70.31 MB
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This book addresses the process of global operations management-from strategic thinking all the way through planning and execution. It demonstrates the implications for the different functional areas involved like operations, marketing, and information systems and contains numerous cases from Europe, the U.S., Latin America, and Asia.· Global Operations and Logistics Strategies· Global Operations and Logistics Planning· Effective Management of Global Operations and Logistics

Global Logistics And Distribution Planning

Author: Donald Waters
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849340772
Size: 69.48 MB
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The fully revised new edition of this well known and respected book is characterized by the more international perspective it has taken on through contributions from internationally known authors and a final section on international logistics which examines in turn strategies for West and East Europe, the Far East and North America. Logistics has a key strategic role to play in the long-term plans of major companies, and is recognized as a vital part of every organization. To a large extent this crucial new role is due to an expanded view of logistics, which now includes all the activities related to the supply chain from initial suppliers through to final customers. This book provides a wealth of useful ideas and practical information on all the current and future trends in logistics and distribution. Written by a host of contributors drawn from industry, constancy and education, this book provides new insights into the most significant aspects of logistics, including: developments in logistics supply chain strategies lean logistics efficient customer response logistics in different countries partnering and strategic alliances re-engineering the logistics function From logistics professionals, consultants, professors and students to managers from different backgrounds who want an appreciation of current trends in the subject, this book is essential reading. About the author: Donald Waters, a past member if the Institute of Logistics and currently a member of the Canadian Association of Logistics Management, has lectured weekly on logistics, operational research and management science, and has brought his academic career to fruition as Professor of Operations Management at the University Calgary, Canada. He is also the author of Operations Management in the Kogan Page Fast Track MBA Series. Features

Industrial Engineering

Author: Bopaya Bidanda
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482226850
Size: 12.32 MB
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Industrial Engineering: Management, Tools, and Applications, Three Volume Set provides innovation applications and case studies that are drawn from multiple countries. The chapters in the books represent the best papers from the International Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE) Conference held in Istanbul in June 2013, sponsored by the IIE. The books showcase real-life case studies and applications that are set internationally, and allow students and practitioners to learn from best practices and also to study the growth of the discipline internationally. Global Logistics Management focuses on the evolution of logistics in the last two decades, and highlights recent developments from a worldwide perspective. The book details a wide range of application-oriented studies, from metropolitan bus routing problems to relief logistics, and introduces the state of the art on some classical applications. The book addresses typical logistic problems, most specifically the vehicle routing problem (VRP), followed by a series of analyses and discussions on various logistics problems plaguing airline and marine systems. It clearly illustrates logistic problems encountered in many different application areas, and provides you with the latest advances in classical applications. Industrial Engineering Applications in Emerging Countries explores recent industrial engineering (IE) applications on selected logistics problems in emerging countries. The book provides case studies and critical reviews of IE tools and techniques and discusses their use in sectors such as pharmaceutical manufacturing, maritime risk analysis, electricity markets, petroleum production, traffic congestion, and public transportation. With numerous examples and case studies, the book focuses on productivity measurement and improvement in process industries. It gives you the resources to devise solutions to overcome the challenges of moving goods through a system that in many cases still depend on human muscle and are susceptible to costly disruptions. Industrial Engineering Non-Traditional Applications in International Settings raises the bar and examines industrial engineering from a global perspective. Representing the best papers from the International Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIIE) conference held in Istanbul in June 2013, and developed by contributors from at least six different countries, this material lends their expertise on the international impact of industrial engineering applications and provides a thorough understanding of the subject. The book explores the globalization of this expanding discipline and helps you learn from universal best practices and observe the international growth of the discipline.

International Conference On Industrial Engineering And Management Science 2013

Author: Dr. X. Chen,
Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc
ISBN: 1605951293
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ICIEMS 2013 is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Industrial Engineering and Management Science. This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration.