Fundamentals of Production Logistics

Theory, Tools and Applications

  • Peter Nyhuis
  • Hans-Peter Wiendahl

About this book


This book comprehensively encapsulates for the first time the fundamentals of modeling Logistic Operating Curves for production and storage processes including how they can be derived and calculated based on standard operating data. Logistic Operating Curves solve the dilemma between conflicting logistic targets and open up the frequently hidden potential of the throughput time and WIP without requiring excessive restructuring or capital expenditures. Based on this knowledge a variety of useful tools and practical applications are presented and discussed.


Funnel model Inventory management Logistic analysis Logistic models Operating curve theory Operating curves Production logistics Storage processes Supply Chains Throughput diagram logistics production quality reliability simulation

Authors and affiliations

  • Peter Nyhuis
    • 1
  • Hans-Peter Wiendahl
    • 1
  1. 1.IFA Institut für Fabrikanlagen und LogistikLeibniz Universität HannoverGarbsenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-34210-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-34211-3
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