Production and Inventory Management with Substitutions

This book addresses production and inventory management problems where products can be replaced by specified substitutes. Depending on the considered application, substitutions can potentially improve the service level, reduce required safety stocks and total setup costs and times, utilize cost vari...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lang, J. Christian
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010, 2010
Edition:1st ed. 2010
Series:Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Production and Operations Management: Models and Algorithms
  • Graphical Modeling of Substitutions and Flexible Bills-of-Materials
  • Literature Review
  • Efficient Reformulations for Uncapacitated and Capacitated Lot-Sizing with Substitutions and Initial Inventories
  • MIP-Based Heuristics for Capacitated Lot-Sizing with Sequence-Dependent Setups and Substitutions
  • Multi-Level Lot-Sizing Models with Flexible Bills-of-Materials
  • Blood Bank Inventory Control with Transshipments and Substitutions
  • Conclusions and Future Research