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Operations and industrial modelling and management have a long history dating back to the first industrial revolution. With the growth of supply chains, the complexity of operations and logistics problems has increased rendering traditional operational management issues far more complex and of increased strategic importance. Similarly, we have a growing experience in quantitatively modelling, evaluating and using computer-aided analyses that contributes to our ability to better manage operations, in their intertemporal as well as their strategic and risk settings. Such experience and knowledge makes feasible the operations management of supply chains.

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Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Moral Hazard Inventory Management Wholesale Price 
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