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Trends and research directions in supply chain & logistics engineering

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1 Author(s)
White, C.C. ; H. Milton Stewart Sch. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA

We look at current forces affecting supply chain design and global logistics, including fuel and labor costs; mode shifts; improvements in efficiency within each mode; currency dynamics; risk; labor shortages, laws, and wages in China; international freight transport network congestion; capacity reduction; product & package design to reduce weight and cube; and information technology applications. We then focus on interesting research directions linked to the next level of supply chain control productivity - controlling supply chains in real-time, based on real-time data - and discuss the value of information and how to extract this value effectively.

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Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, 2008. IEEE/SOLI 2008. IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

12-15 Oct. 2008

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