On Planning and Design of Logistics Systems for Uncertain Environments

  • Carlos F. Daganzo
  • Alan L. Erera
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 480)


This paper addresses some issues that arise in the planning and design of logistics systems when the environment in which they are to be operated cannot be modeled accurately with certainty. The paper describes the analytical difficulties introduced by explicitly considering uncertainty, and suggests possible modeling steps that may result in more efficient, uncertainty-friendly plans.


Transportation Cost Logistics System Vehicle Rout Problem Safety Stock Inventory Position 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos F. Daganzo
    • 1
  • Alan L. Erera
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations ResearchUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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