Data Set - Real-World Multiechelon Supply Chains Used for Inventory Optimization

@article{Willems2008DataS,
  title={Data Set - Real-World Multiechelon Supply Chains Used for Inventory Optimization},
  author={Sean P. Willems},
  journal={Manuf. Serv. Oper. Manag.},
  year={2008},
  volume={10},
  pages={19-23}
}
  • S. Willems
  • Published 2008
  • Business
  • Manuf. Serv. Oper. Manag.
This data set describes 38 multiechelon supply chains that have been implemented in practice. These chains exhibit special structure that can be used to inform and test analytical models. Although the data were not collected with the intention of econometric analysis, they may be useful in an empirical study. The data described in this paper are publicly available at the journal's website (http://msom.pubs.informs.org/ecompanion.html). 

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