Distribution Strategies that Minimize Transportation and Inventory Costs

@article{Burns1985DistributionST,
  title={Distribution Strategies that Minimize Transportation and Inventory Costs},
  author={Lawrence D. Burns and Randolph W. Hall and Dennis E. Blumenfeld and Carlos F. Daganzo},
  journal={Operations Research},
  year={1985},
  volume={33},
  pages={469-490}
}
The paper focuses on distributing items from a supplier to customer located in a surrounding region. The analysis considers all transportation and inventory costs incurred in distributing the items without regard to how costs are allocated. Inventory includes items waiting to be shipped from the supplier, items in transit to customers, and items waiting to be used by customers. The objective is to minimize the sum of transportation and inventory costs. The paper redevelops and evaluates an… CONTINUE READING

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