Getting into Practice: Modeling an Entire Traditional Supply Chain



This chapter considers and solves the construction of a flow diagram and the subsequent simulation of a traditional supply chain with three levels; final customer, retailer and manufacturer; using the Vensim® software. Given the complexity of the model, flow diagrams, scheduling and the required patterns have been added so that the reader can solve and reproduce the model considered.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business ManagementEscuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Industrial Technical University of CartagenaCartagena (Murcia)Spain
  2. 2.Research Centre on Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP) Department of Business ManagementUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaAlcoySpain

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