Facility Location Models

  • Julien Bramel
  • David Simchi-Levi
Part of the Springer Series in Operations Research book series (ORFE)


One of the most important aspects of logistics is deciding where to locate new facilities such as retailers, warehouses or factories. These strategic decisions are a crucial determinant of whether materials will flow efficiently through the distribution system.


Facility Location Knapsack Problem Capacitate Vehicle Route Problem Retail Location Capacitate Facility Location Problem 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julien Bramel
    • 1
  • David Simchi-Levi
    • 2
  1. 1.Management Science Division Graduate School of BusinessColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Industrial Engineering and Management SciencesNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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