INTEGRATED PLANNING SYSTEMS.
PENNSYLVANIA UNIV PHILADELPHIA MOORE SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
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The report is a discussion and evaluation of a set of preliminary experiments designed to yield insight into the development of integrated planning methods and into the design of experiments to demonstrate and test these methods. Five sets of experiments were performed consisting of Integrating a linear programming model of a transportation network with nonlinear purchasing cost functions Integrating two linear programming models of manufacturing facilities with a simulation of a warehouse Integrating the pricing policies of five retail outlets Integrating simplified purchasing, manufacturing, and marketing models Integrating a strategic system for selecting investment projects with a simplified tactical system for yearly operations. Programs for the experiments are also presented. Author
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- Operations Research