Integrated Supply Chain Planning in Chemical Industry

Potentials of Simulation in Network Planning

  • Thomas Kirschstein

Part of the Produktion und Logistik book series (PL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Thomas Kirschstein
    Pages 1-4
  3. Thomas Kirschstein
    Pages 5-50
  4. Thomas Kirschstein
    Pages 123-202
  5. Thomas Kirschstein
    Pages 203-205
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 207-245

About this book


Thomas Kirschstein provides an overview on methods and approaches for planning and optimizing large-scale chemical production networks. The focus is on an integrated modelling of chemical production processes, logistical processes as well as environmental effects. Therefore, a hybrid simulation framework is designed taking into account time series models for modelling chemical production processes, linear optimization models for describing logistical processes as well as stochastic processes for modelling environmental effects.


  • Chemical Production Processes
  • Distribution Planning in Chemical Industry Logistics
  • Integrated Planning of Chemical Supply Chains 

 Target Groups

  • Researchers and students in the fields of Chemical Supply Chain Management, Chemical Production Networks, Chemical Process Modeling, Operations Management, and Logistics in Chemical Industry
  • Practitioners in these areas

 The Author

Dr. Thomas Kirschstein wrote his dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Christian Bierwirth at the Chair of Production and Logistics at the University of Halle (Saale).

The Editors

The series Produktion und Logistik is edited by Prof. Dr. Christian Bierwirth, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Fleischmann, Prof. Dr. Moritz Fleischmann, Prof. Dr. Martin Grunow, Prof. Dr. Hans-Otto Günther, Prof. Dr. Stefan Helber, Prof. Dr. Karl Inderfurth, Prof. Dr. Herbert Kopfer, Prof. Dr. Herbert Meyr, Prof. Dr. Katja Schimmelpfeng, Prof. Dr. Thomas S. Spengler, Prof. Dr. Hartmut Stadtler, Prof. Dr. Horst Tempelmeier and Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wäscher.


Chemical Production Processes Chemical Supply Chains Distribution Planning Integrated Planning Logistical Processes

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Kirschstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Business AdministrationUniversität Halle-WittenbergHalle/SaaleGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-658-08432-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-658-08433-2
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