Distributed Processing Systems

By Robert J. Thierauf | Go to book overview
OVERVIEW OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION ENVIRONMENT
INTEGRATED MIS PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION SUBSYSTEM
SHIPPING TO CUSTOMERS AND WAREHOUSES--OUTGOING TRAFFIC
WAREHOUSING--FINISHED GOODS
INVENTORY--FINISHED GOODS
DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION SUBSYSTEM
PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION DATA BASE
SHIPPING TO CUSTOMERS AND WAREHOUSES MODULE--OUTGOING TRAFFIC
WAREHOUSING--FINISHED GOODS MODULE
INVENTORY--FINISHED GOODS MODULE
CHAPTER SUMMARY
QUESTIONS
SELECTED REFERENCES

9
DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION SUBSYSTEM-- AMERICAN PRODUCTS CORPORMION

The introduction of business information systems has brought about an increasing emphasis on the importance of an integrated physical distribution (PD) system. The term integrated in this context means grouping together of those activities which have an impact on customer order service into a single subsystem, separate and distinct from other subsystems. Normally, a physical distribution subsystem includes the functions of handling shipping orders from sales order processing, finished goods inventory control, outgoing traffic, shipping schedules to warehouses and customers, warehousing of finished goods, and other order-service- related activities. The physical distribution subsystem discussed in this chapter for integrated MIS and distributed processing centers on these activities.

The subject matter of the chapter focuses initially on an integrated MIS physical distribution subsystem in terms of its major functions. After an examination of the present system for the American Products Corporation, distributed processing design considerations for the physical distribution system are examined,

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