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Agility and proximity considerations in supply chain design

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Strategic supply chain design decisions are critical to the long-term success of a business. Traditional facility location models for supply chain design focus on the trade-offs between the costs and benefits of proximity, i.e., the distance between facilities and customers. These strategic-focused models do not consider the supply chain's agility, i.e., its ability to quickly respond to unexpected fluctuations in customer needs. In this paper, we study the problem of designing a supply chain...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1287/mnsc.2015.2380

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Said Business School
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Author
Publisher:
INFORMS
Journal:
Management Science More from this journal
Volume:
63
Issue:
4
Pages:
1026-1041
Publication date:
2016-04-08
Acceptance date:
2015-09-24
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EISSN:
1526-5501
ISSN:
0025-1909
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pubs:579703
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uuid:634335df-ee02-4186-b5c6-434d45627a66
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pubs:579703
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579703
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2015-12-14

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