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ESI6323 Designing the Distribution Networks
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1 Outline The Role of Distribution in the Supply Chain Factors Influencing Distribution Network Design Design Options for a Distribution Network Summary of Learning Objectives
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2 The Role of Distribution in the Supply Chain Distribution : the steps taken to move and store a product from the supplier stage to the customer stage in a supply chain Distribution directly affects cost and the customer experience and therefore drives profitability Choice of distribution network can achieve supply chain objectives from low cost to high responsiveness Examples: Wal-Mart, Dell, Proctor & Gamble, Grainger
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3 Factors Influencing Distribution Network Design Distribution network performance evaluated along two dimensions at the highest level: Customer needs that are met Cost of meeting customer needs Distribution network design options must therefore be compared according to their impact on customer service and the cost to provide this level of service
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4 Factors Influencing Distribution Network Design Elements of customer service influenced by network structure: Response time Product variety
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course ESI 6323 taught by Professor Guan during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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