Value of Production Capacity Mobility

  • Satya S. MalladiEmail author
  • Alan L. Erera
  • Chelsea C. WhiteIII
Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 152)


The emergence of disruptive technologies in industrial production is one of the key features of the fourth industrial revolution that forms the foundation of super smart societies. Mobile manufacturing capacity is one such technology. The goal of this chapter is to discuss the value of production capacity mobility and existing solution methods to optimize the logistics of large scale production-inventory systems with mobile production units.


Production capacity mobility Dynamic programming Multi-location production-inventory planning Resource pooling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Satya S. Malladi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alan L. Erera
    • 2
  • Chelsea C. WhiteIII
    • 2
  1. 1.DTU Management, Department of TechnologyManagement and Economics, Technical University of DenmarkKongens LyngbyDenmark
  2. 2.School of Industrial and Systems EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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