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Integrated Logistics Management, Total Cost Analysis and Optimization Modelling

Integrated Logistics Management, Total Cost Analysis and Optimization Modelling States that total logistics costs in many companies can be reducedby as much as 10 per cent as a result of integrated planning, which canhave an enormous impact on a companys profitability, especially in acompetitive environment characterized by small profit margins.Integrated logistics planning will see expanded use of optimizationmodels over the next few years in an attempt to minimize total logisticscosts many applications will be standardized, such as distributioncentre DC locations and will lead to less standardized ones, linkingfinancial and logistics decisionmaking features or marketing andlogistics planning for profit maximization. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management Emerald Publishing

Integrated Logistics Management, Total Cost Analysis and Optimization Modelling

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0960-0035
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000000414
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Abstract

States that total logistics costs in many companies can be reducedby as much as 10 per cent as a result of integrated planning, which canhave an enormous impact on a companys profitability, especially in acompetitive environment characterized by small profit margins.Integrated logistics planning will see expanded use of optimizationmodels over the next few years in an attempt to minimize total logisticscosts many applications will be standardized, such as distributioncentre DC locations and will lead to less standardized ones, linkingfinancial and logistics decisionmaking features or marketing andlogistics planning for profit maximization.

Journal

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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