Week 5 - Supply Chain Networks

In this session we shall revisit the network modeling and mathematical programming concepts that we covered at the beginning of this module, but this time with a focus on their applications on the design and operation of supply chain networks.

We are also introducing the concepts of service levels, and build upon our earlier work on clustering to discuss the optimal selection of facility locations.

Part 1 & 2 - Supply Chain Networks and Multi-Echelon Networks

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Part 3 - Facility Location Models

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Part 4 - Level of Service

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Lecture materials

  • Notebooks

    Jupyter Notebooks that contain interactive demonstrations of the algorithms that were covered in this week’s lecture.

  • Tutorial 5

    Tutorial questions relating to the materials covered in this week’s lectures.