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Fall+2011+M412+Class21 - M412 Supply Chain Operations Prof...

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M412 Supply Chain Operations Prof. Mark Frohlich [email protected] Office BS 4042
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Today’s Class Chapter 12 Supply Chain Network Analysis and Design (Part 2)
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Customers U.S. population shifts The European Union Growing economic importance of Asia-Pacific and South America http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/ Suppliers Service and cost requirements of move to JIT-based manufacturing Ongoing searches for lower-cost manufacturing Sourcing of raw materials from offshore suppliers Shifting Locations of Customer and/or Supply Markets
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Risk Pooling 1000 units 1000 units 1000 units 1000 units 1000 units 1000 units 1000 units 1000 units 1000 units 3000 units But!!! Response times to customer orders and transportation costs may increase
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World’s Best Warehouse Locations??? US = http://www.chicago-consulting.com/10best.shtm http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=Henderso Europe = Belgium South America = Brazil??? Asia = Singapore???
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Where is the best place to build a warehouse? Von Thumen’s Model http://geography.about.com/od/urbaneconomicgeogra Weber’s Model http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans/eng/ch2en/conc2en Center-of-Gravity Approach (also called Grid Technique – Text pages 542 – 548) http://www.confluence.org/search.php Location Analysis
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Land Transportation Quality of life Local attitudes Taxes Environmental regulations Government support Developer support Other Location Considerations
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Precise mathematical procedures that are guaranteed to find the “best,” or optimum solution Optimization approaches essentially select an optimal course of action from a number of feasible alternatives http://mathworld.wolfram.com/GlobalOptimization.html Optimization Models
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Simulation is defined as “the process of: Designing a model of a real system Conducting experiments with this model for the purpose either of: understanding the behavior of the system evaluating various strategies within the limits imposed by a set of criteria http://www.palisade.com/risk/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hos_uIKwC-c Simulation Models
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Supply Chain Network Planning & Optimization Software Popular Software http://www.jda.com/ Logility http://www.logility.com/ INSIGHT, Inc . http://www.insight-mss.com/
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