Session 10 - Facility Location - I - Operations Supply Chain Management Fall 2015 Session 10 Facility Locations I Learning Objectives ,youwillbeableto Ev

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9/13/2015 1 Operations & Supply Chain Management – Fall 2015 Session 10: Facility Locations - I After going through this lecture, you will be able to, Understand the concept of site selection for service firms Understand the characteristics of a good location Evaluate service locations considerations service innovation Explain the different between competitive clustering and saturation marketing Explain the impact of the Internet on location decisions Describe how a geographic information system is used in service location decisions Learning Objectives
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9/13/2015 2 Site selection proves to be a key element in a service oriented organization For service firms, site selection problems can be a frequent one – retail shops add several new stores annually Location decision, unlike manufacturing organizations, are not based solely on cost minimization, but rather revenue maximization A poor location selection can doom a firm regardless how well its managed
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  • Spring '15
  • Supply Chain Management, Geographic information system, Geological Survey, Back office, Strategic Location Consideration

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