Coordination of production and distribution planning

@article{Chandra1994CoordinationOP,
  title={Coordination of production and distribution planning},
  author={Pankaj Chandra and Marshall L. Fisher},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
  year={1994},
  volume={72},
  pages={503-517}
}
Abstract This paper is a computational study to investigate the value of coordinating production and distribution planning. The particular scenario we consider concerns a plant that produces a number of products over time and maintains an inventory of finished goods at the plant. The products are distributed by a fleet of trucks to a number of retail outlets at which the demand for each product is known for every period of a planning horizon. We compare two approaches to managing this operation… Expand
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