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Professor Emeritus Thomopoulos Publishes Book on Elements of Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics

Nick Thomopoulos, Professor Emeritus, recently published his tenth book, titled Elements of Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics, through Springer Press.

This book details quantitative methods that are vital to planning and control in the operations of the industrial world, from suppliers to manufacturing plants to distribution centers and to the dealers and stores. The topics include: forecasting, measuring forecast error, determining the order quantity, safety stock, when and how much inventory to replenish, all this for individual items and for a distribution network where the items are housed in multiple locations. Learn more