This course surveys operations research models and techniques developed for a variety of problems arising in logistical planning of multi-echelon systems. There is a focus on planning models for production/inventory/distribution strategies in general multi-echelon multi-item systems. Topics include vehicle routing problems, dynamic lot sizing inventory models, stochastic and deterministic multi-echelon inventory systems, the bullwhip effect, pricing models, and integration problems arising in supply chain management. Probability and linear programming experience required.
Who Should Attend?
This certificate is designed for a variety of people involved with supply chains and logistics including executives, managers, engineers, analysts, consultants, planners, manufacturing, industrial, and process engineers, as well as managers of purchasing, operations, production, warehouses, and team leaders.
- Transport Planning
- Operational Management road transport
- Transport System & Environment
- Supply Chain Organization