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1. Introduction In the previous chapters, we focused largely on quantitative approaches to solving Supply Chain Management (SCM) problems including such issues as: inventory management, supply contracts, information flow, product variety, and international operations. In this chapter, we will broaden our focus to include other approaches to SCM problems, by(More)
A simulation model is used to analyze the effects of various factors on the performance of a complex manufacturing system. The system under study is a large circuit board manufacturing facility. There, circuit boards are assembled and tested on a wide variety of automated machines and manual workstations. The simulation model, written in the SLAM II(More)