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Strategic Safety Stocks in Supply Chains


Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 490)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Stefan Minner
    Pages 1-5
  3. Stefan Minner
    Pages 7-56
  4. Stefan Minner
    Pages 57-76
  5. Stefan Minner
    Pages 77-178
  6. Stefan Minner
    Pages 179-180
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 181-216

About this book


Increasing customer requirements, product variety, and market competition demand for service and cost improvements by model based inventory control in supply chains. The book presents approaches for safety stock determination in manufacturing and logistics networks. Most of the existing literature provides methods for very specific types of supply networks. The approach presented in this book follows a material flow philosophy that allows for several extensions of the basic models and therefore offers a wide applicability within decision support systems. Models for several types of problems and network structures are presented and analyzed to develop efficient optimization algorithms and heuristics.


Kette Logistikkette Logistikmanagement Safety stocks Sicherheitslager Supply Chains control feedback inventory logistic networks logistics manufacturing optimization supply chain supply chain management

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Economics and ManagementOtto-von-Guericke-University MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany

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