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Supply chain science

Author: Hopp, Wallace J. Series: McGraw-Hill Irwin series in operations and decision sciences Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 230 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780073403328Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Supply Chain Science Contents 0 Strategic Foundations 1 0.1 Starting with Strategy 1 0.2 Setting Our Goals 4 0.3 Defining Our Terms 5 0.4 Structuring Our Study 7 Questions for Thought 9 PART I STATION SCIENCE 1 Capacity 12 1.1 Introduction 12 1.2 Measuring Capacity 13 1.3 Limits on Capacity 15 1.4 Impact of Utilization 17 Questions for Thought 21 2 Variability 22 2.1 Introduction 22 2.2 Little's Law 22 2.3 Measuring Variability 25 2.4 Influence of Variability 30 Questions for Thought 37 3 Batching 38 3.1 Introduction 38 3.2 Simultaneous Batching 39 3.3 Sequential Batching 42 3.4 Multiproduct Batching 47 Questions for Thought 53 PART II LINE SCIENCE 4 Flows 56 4.1 Introduction 56 4.2 Characterizing Flows 57 4.3 Best-Case Performance 58 4.4 Worst-Case Performance 62 4.5 Practical Worst-Case Performance 65 4.6 Internal Benchmarking 67 4.7 Variability Propagation 69 4.8 Improving Performance of Process Flows 73 Questions for Thought 78 5 Buffering 80 5.1 Introduction 80 5.2 Buffering,Fundamentals 80 5.3 The Role of Strategy 82 5.4 Buffer Flexibility 84 5.5 Buffer Location 86 5.6 The Science of Lean Production 89 Questions for Thought 93 6 Push/Pull 95 6.1 Introduction 95 6.2 What Is Pull? 96 6.3 Examples of Pull Systems 98 6.4 The Magic of Pull 99 6.5 Comparisons of Push and Pull 102 6.6 Pull Implementation 106 Questions for Thought 111 PART III NETWORK SCIENCE 7 Inventory 114 7.1 Introduction 114 7.2 Classification 117 7.3 Cycle Stock 119 7.4 Safety Stock 122 7.5 Periodic Review Systems 127 7.6 Continuous Review Systems 132 7.7 Multi-Item Systems 137 Questions for Thought 143 8 Risk 145 8.1 Introduction 145 8.2 Pooling 148 8.3 Contingency Planning 162 8.4 Crisis Management 166 Questions for Thought 177 9 Coordination 179 9.1 Introduction 179 9.2 Hierarchical Inventory Management 182 9.3 The Inventory/Order Interface 187 9.4 The Bullwhip Effect 191 9.5 Supply Chain Contracts 195 9.6 Information Management 201 9.7 Restructuring Supply Chains 212 Questions for Thought 215 Appendix A ­ Summary of Notation 218 Appendix B ­ Supply Chain Science Principles 220 References 223 Index 226

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