Increasing customer needs, the globalization of markets and the evolution of e-commerce add to the complexity of logistic processes. In today's business, it is well understood that an effective management of logistic processes is impossible without the use of computer-based tools and quantitative methods. This book presents in a systematic way quantitative approaches to distribution logistics and supply chain management. The main orientation of the book is towards practical problem solving, and numerous case studies and practical applications are presented. The topics covered include: supply chain management, revers logistics, e-commerce, facility location and network planning, vehicle routing, warehousing, inventory control.Xerox reports that over 90% of their copier equipment is remanufacturable and that using remanufactured parts has enabled ... After products are returned there are several alternatives for product reuse: repair, cannibalization, recycling, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Quantitative Approaches to Distribution Logistics and Supply Chain Management|
|Author||:||Andreas Klose, M. Gracia Speranza, Luk N. Van Wassenhove|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06|