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To compete in production and market environments that are dynamic and uncertain, manufacturers need to effectively produce and introduce a variety of products, manage complex product, component, and raw material flows, and utilize assets efficiently. The Leaders for Manufacturing's Scheduling and Logistics Research program is an industry and university partnership for improving theory and practice of manufacturing by:
  • determining new strategies for scheduling and logistics;
  • determining and optimizing tradeoffs within current scheduling and logistics systems;
  • understanding and improving the scheduling and logistics infrastructure, including: forecasting, all aspects of capacity, economic effects, information technologies, and human resources.

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