Volume 6 Issue 3 - January 2016

  • 1. Supply chain management to minimize total transportation cost of cement plant

    Authors : Vijay Kumar Sahu

    Pages : 103-109

    Keywords : Supply chain management (SCM), Flexible manufacturing system (FMS), Inventory, Forecasting, Third party logistics (3-PL).

    Abstract :

    Supply chain is a network in which activities associated with the transformation of commodities from raw material to final customers are dealt. The term supply chain refers to the entire network of companies that work together to design, produce, deliver and service products to end customers. The objective of this dissertation is to decide supply of material (cement in this case) from plant to the end customer when there is sudden increase in demand and transportation cost is to be minimized. To estimate how much quantity of cement will be suddenly required in future, analysis on the basis of previous record and distribution data of material (cement) from plant to distribution centre or distribution centres to retailers or customers is needed. To minimize transportation cost by eliminating unnecessary events which are related to the transportation, can be possible by the application of “Vogel’s method”. After application of Vogel’s method, supply of cement with the systemat

    Citing this Journal Article :

    Vijay Kumar Sahu, "Supply chain management to minimize total transportation cost of cement plant", https://www.ijltet.org/journal_details.php?id=898&j_id=2827, Volume 6 Issue 3 - January 2016, 103-109, #ijltetorg