2017 Annual Meeting

of the Decision Sciences Institute

Decision Models in Sourcing and Logistics

The Decision Models in Sourcing and Logistics track focuses on research addressing sourcing and logistics problems using quantitative models to help managers make better decisions in both manufacturing and service industries.

Key methodologies of interest within this track include (but are not limited to) the use of

  • Simulation
  • Statistical models
  • Data mining
  • Optimization
  • Heuristics
  • Stochastic models

Which are used to understand, analyze, predict, and solve challenging problems in

  • Facility location and network modeling
  • Designing supply chains and logistics networks
  • Using simulation for logistics problems
  • Sourcing decision models
  • Inventory models in global supply chains
  • Vehicle routing and scheduling
  • Sourcing contracts
  • Healthcare logistics
  • Logistics risk management
  • Pricing in logistics and transportation
Updated: February 14, 2017 — 8:15 pm
Decision Sciences Institute © 2017 Frontier Theme