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Strategic Logistic Planning by Means of Simple Plant Location: A Case Study

  • Ulrich Tüshaus
  • Stefan Wittmann
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 460)

Abstract

The solution of a distribution facility location problem in Switzerland is discussed. Possible structures of the system were either a warehouse system with two stages (plant (s) → warehouses → clients) or a transshipment-point system with three stages (plant(s) → warehouses → transshipment-points→ clients). Both alternatives were formulated as Simple Plant Location Problems. For this model, the determination of the necessary data basis is described, taking especially into account the less-than-truckload-mode on the last distribution stage. Results of the optimizations as well as the conducted sensitivity analyses are given.

Keywords

Fixed Cost Cost Accounting Fine Distribution Operating Facility Cost Coefficient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Tüshaus
    • 1
  • Stefan Wittmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Universität der Bundeswehr HamburgHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Universität St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland

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