Distribution logistics have been strongly affected by recent economic trends: globalization of markets, deregulation of the European freight traffic, a growing part of just-in-time deliveries and both increased competition and strategic cooperation between all parties involved. The book covers in a systematic way the strategic, tactical and operational planning of distribution systems and processes. It gives an overview of the relevant quantitative models and techniques as well as of applications in industry presented through numerous case studies. Researchers and practitioners will thus equally benefit from this volume.This question depends on the freedom of the DC. Note that a customer can belong to several segments according to his needs. For example, a field service engineer requires in a very predictable way basic products (oil, filters) for maintenanceanbsp;...
|Title||:||Advances in Distribution Logistics|
|Author||:||Bernhard Fleischmann, Jo A.E.E. van Nunen, M. Grazia Speranza, Paul Stähly|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06|