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Multi-Echelon Systems: Lot Sizing

  • Sven AxsäterEmail author
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Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 225)

Abstract

In Chap. 8 we have discussed why and how multi-echelon inventory systems appear in practice, and how the most common ordering systems work. We shall now turn to the problem of choosing batch quantities for a multi-echelon inventory system. Note that this important problem must be solved independently of which type of ordering system we use.

Keywords

Multi-echelon Inventory Systems Batch Quantity Classical Economic Order Quantity Model Echelon Stock Infinite Production Rate 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial Management & LogisticsLund UniversityLundSweden

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