80. Restructuring a Warehouse Network: Strategies and Models

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Hokey Min Executive Director1 and
  2. Emanuel Melachrinoudis Associate Professor2

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch80

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Min, H. and Melachrinoudis, E. (2001) Restructuring a Warehouse Network: Strategies and Models, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch80

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Logistics and Distribution Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Mechanical Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Masachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • warehouse-restructuring strategies - warehouse centralization and decentralization;
  • warehouse-centralization strategy;
  • warehouse network-restructuring problem (WNRP);
  • multiechelon hierarchical network configuration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Warehouse-Restructuring Strategies

  • Model Development

  • Decision Support System Framework

  • Concluding Remarks and Future Research Directions

  • References