The thoroughly revised and updated book, now in its second edition, continues to present a comprehensive view of the concepts and applications of various quantitative models used in the study of operations and supply chain management. It provides a complete account of location and layout models, production planning models, production control models, cycle inventory models, safety stock models and transportation models. A separate chapter on real-life situations provides the user with the knowledge of specific areas where the models have been applied in decision-making processes. The various techniques to solve operations and supply chain management problems are also discussed.
The text is supported by a large number of illustrative examples, exercises and review questions to reinforce the students