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Supply Chain Management

  • Harun PirimEmail author
  • Umar Al-Turki
  • Bekir Sami Yilbas
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Abstract

Supply chain management deals with decisions on new facility locations, quantities to manufacture, modes of transporting the manufactured goods, and information systems to use. Material and manufacturing requirements planning are conducted in a hierarchical manner. In other words, bill of materials and master production schedule is constructed and then manufacturing orders are released to satisfy the varying demands of the periods that are thought to be deterministic. This chapter presents some of the important topics in supply chain management.

Keywords

Supply chain management MRP EOQ Transportation 

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harun Pirim
    • 1
    Email author
  • Umar Al-Turki
    • 1
  • Bekir Sami Yilbas
    • 2
  1. 1.Systems Engineering DepartmentKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia

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