In a context of global competition, the optimization of logistics systems is inescapable. This book falls within this perspective and presents twelve chapters illustrating the variety and complexity of logistics activities. Each chapter is written by recognized researchers commissioned to survey a specific topic or emerging area of logistics, and focuses on quantitative methods for the design and optimization of logistics systems. Readers can use the volume to acquire condensed knowledge of several important areas of logistics.Each chapter is written by recognized researchers who have been commissioned to survey a specific topic or emerging area of logistics. The first chapter, by Riopel, Langevin, and Campbell, develops a framework for the entire book.
|Title||:||Logistics Systems: Design and Optimization|
|Author||:||Andre Langevin, Diane Riopel|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2005-03-25|