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11Facilitylocationmodels2009 - SINGLE FACILITY LOCATION...

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SINGLE FACILITY LOCATION MODELS Prof.Dr. Füsun Ülengin, 2009 1
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Facility Location Decisions Classifying location decisions Driving force (critical factor - traffic, labor rates, emergency facilities, obnoxious facilities) Number of facilities Discrete vs. continuous choices Data aggregation Time Horizon 2 Prof.Dr. Füsun Ülengin, 2009
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Facility Location in Location Strategy PLANNING ORGANIZING CONTROLLING Transport Strategy Transport fundamentals Transport decisions Customer service goals The product Logistics service Ord. proc. & info. sys. Inventory Strategy Forecasting Inventory decisions Purchasing and supply scheduling decisions Storage fundamentals Storage decisions Location Strategy Location decisions The network planning process 3 Prof.Dr. Füsun Ülengin, 2009
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Location Overview What's located? Sourcing points Plants Vendors Ports Intermediate points Warehouses Terminals Public facilities (fire, police, and ambulance stations) Service centers Sink points Retail outlets Customers/Users 4 Prof.Dr. Füsun Ülengin, 2009
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Location Overview (Cont’d) Key Questions How many facilities should there be? Where should they be located? What size should they be? Why Location is Important Gives structure to the network Significantly affects inventory and transportation costs Impacts on the level of customer service to be achieved 5 Prof.Dr. Füsun Ülengin, 2009
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Methods of Solution Single warehouse location Graphic Grid, or center-of-gravity, approach Multiple warehouse location Simulation Optimization Heuristics Location Overview (Cont’d) 6 Prof.Dr. Füsun Ülengin, 2009
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Nature of Location Analysis Manufacturing (plants & warehouses) Decisions are driven by economics . Relevant costs such as transportation, inventory carrying, labor, and taxes are traded off against each other to find good locations. Retail Decisions are driven by revenue . Traffic flow and resulting revenue are primary location factors, cost is considered after revenue. Service Decisions are driven by service factors . Response time, accessibility, and availability are key dimensions for locating in the service industry.
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