Accession Number : AD0771301

Title :   Integration of Strategic and Tactical Planning in the Aluminum Industry.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE OPERATIONS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Hax,Arnoldo C.

Report Date : SEP 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The paper describes the design of an integrated planning system to support strategic and tactical decisions in the aluminum industry. The heart of the system is from any two linear programming models that actively interact with each other. The planning system could serve as a general approach for the development of a formal logistics system in manufacturing firms characterized by a continuous production process. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Logistics planning, *Aluminum, *Industrial production, Production control, Management planning and control, Economics, Decision making, Linear programming, Mathematical models

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE