This book introduces general supply chain terminology particularly for novice readers, state of the art supply chain management and optimization issues and problems in manufacturing. The book provides insights for making supply chain decisions, planning and scheduling through supply chain network. It introduces optimization problems, i.e. transportation of raw materials, products and location, inventory of plants, warehouses and retailers, faced throughout the supply chain network.
Introduces both supply chain management and optimization in a reasonable depth
Contains instructive illustrations to help readers follow topics easily
Presents selected optimization problems to help dealing with current problems faced in supply chain optimization