LOGICRUNCHER - A Logistics Planning and Scheduling Decision Support System for Emerging EMS and 3PL Business Practices

Raymund J. Lin, Jack Huang, Norman Sadeh-Koniecpol, Benjamin Tsai

Abstract

LogiCruncher is a dynamic logistics planning and scheduling module developed to support emerging third party logistics practices. Given information about inventory profiles for different product types at different locations, a set of transportation assets as well as a variety of quotes and contractual arrangements with logistics service providers, the system is capable of generating or revising transportation plans and schedules that meet changing customer requirements. These requirements are expressed in the form of demands for delivering different types of SKUs in different quantities to different locations. The system is capable of capturing a rich set of domain constraints and costs. It can be used to support the development and dynamic revision of solutions as well as to support requests for quotes from prospective customers. This includes support for “what-if” analysis through the creation and manipulation of solutions in different contexts, each corresponding to possibly different sets of assumptions. This paper provides an overview of LogiCruncher and summarizes results of initial evaluation.

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J. Lin R., Huang J., Sadeh-Koniecpol N. and Tsai B. (2006). LOGICRUNCHER - A Logistics Planning and Scheduling Decision Support System for Emerging EMS and 3PL Business Practices . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-42-9, pages 176-181. DOI: 10.5220/0002464201760181


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis06,
author={Raymund J. Lin and Jack Huang and Norman Sadeh-Koniecpol and Benjamin Tsai},
title={LOGICRUNCHER - A Logistics Planning and Scheduling Decision Support System for Emerging EMS and 3PL Business Practices},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2006},
pages={176-181},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002464201760181},
isbn={978-972-8865-42-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - LOGICRUNCHER - A Logistics Planning and Scheduling Decision Support System for Emerging EMS and 3PL Business Practices
SN - 978-972-8865-42-9
AU - J. Lin R.
AU - Huang J.
AU - Sadeh-Koniecpol N.
AU - Tsai B.
PY - 2006
SP - 176
EP - 181
DO - 10.5220/0002464201760181