A dynamic decision model and a system logic evaluation for Sandvik Machining Solutions distribution flows

University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Kommunikations- och transportsystemTekniska högskolan; Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Kommunikations- och transportsystemTekniska högskolan

Abstract:

The aim of this thesis is partly to create a dynamic decision model for Sandvik Machining Solutions distribution flows and partly to evaluate how the stock transfer system logic handle four specific exceptional situations. The purpose is to reduce the total costs while keeping or improving the service level. The thesis presents a total cost model and guidelines for the planning function when deciding the main supplier in the distribution. The thesis also presents a system logic evaluation of the stock transfer logic used by Sandvik Machining Solutions.

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