THE INVENTORY-TRANSPORT MODEL WITH SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS BY INDIFFERENCE CURVES

For a total cost model the typical inventory model can be easily extended to include relevant transport factors with a sensitivity analysis. The analysis provides the shipper with a cost structure and indicates the basis for negotiating with carriers. An awareness by the carrier that the shipper analyzes the inventory-transport decision should make carrier management more sensitive to the impact of pricing and service strategies.

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    American Society of Traffic and Transportation

    547 West Jackson Boulevard
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Authors:
    • BUFFA, F P
    • Reynolds, J I
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Accession Number: 00172632
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1978 12:00AM