Facility location and supply chain management - A review

@article{Melo2009FacilityLA,
  title={Facility location and supply chain management - A review},
  author={M. Teresa Melo and Stefan Nickel and Francisco Saldanha-da-Gama},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={196},
  pages={401-412}
}
Facility location decisions play a critical role in the strategic design of supply chain networks. In this paper, a literature review of facility location models in the context of supply chain management is given. We identify basic features that such models must capture to support decision-making involved in strategic supply chain planning. In particular, the integration of location decisions with other decisions relevant to the design of a supply chain network is discussed. Furthermore… CONTINUE READING
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