Efficient and cost effective transportation and logistics plays a vital role in the supply chains of the modern world’s manufacturers. Global distribution of goods is a very complicated matter as it involves many different distinct planning problems. The focus of this presentation is to demonstrate a number of important issues which have been identified when addressing the Distribution Network Design problem from a modelling angle. More specifically, we present an analysis of the research which has been performed in utilizing operational research in developing and optimising distribution systems.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
|Event||Third International Workshop on Freight Transportation and Logistics - Altea, Spain|
Duration: 23 May 2006 → 26 May 2006
Conference number: 3
|Workshop||Third International Workshop on Freight Transportation and Logistics|
|Period||23/05/2006 → 26/05/2006|