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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Elena Efremova
Optimization of Supply Chains of Metallurgical Products in the Conditions of Risk and Uncertainty
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
(Bachelor’s programme)
10
2018
Nowadays logistics is applied in ways of business organizing. This work optimization is contributing to this trend of cost reduction, increase of staff efficiency, equipment efficiency and production. In transport services, logistical instruments make the most cost-effective model of transport organization, planning of routes that can reduce amount of involved transport and choose the best combination of different forms of transport. This paper’s goal is to solve the problem of metal product delivery by road, rail and maritime transport. The research provides new results by using linear programming methods and network optimization model for the most optimal solution calculating that complies with raw data and limits. These calculations are based on statistic data of routes, geographical coordinates, production volumes, available amount of transport resources. This work also introduces a new model of delivery between distribution center and final consumers that promotes further changes in business process of the company.

Keywords: optimization, linear programming, network optimization model, delivery.

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