18. Integration in Logistics Planning and Optimization
Behnam Fahimnia1, Reza Molaei2 and Mohammad Hassan Ebrahimi3
1School of Management, Division of Business, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
2Department of Technology Development, Iran Broadcasting Services (IRIB), Tehran, Iran
3Terminal Management System Department, InfoTech International Company, Tehran, Iran
Logistics planning is concerned with the integration of activities for utilizing suppliers, manufacturers, warehouses, and retailers in order to produce and deliver products at the right quantities and at the right time while minimizing overall system costs and satisfying customer requirements. Optimization of activities within the procurement, production, and distribution ...