Distributed Processing Systems

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5. Give two business situations where the next closest warehouse routine would greatly assist in improving shipments to customers.
6. Define in some detail the major modules of the finished goods updating program.

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Ackerman, K. B., "Physical Distribution--A New Business Revolution," Business Horizons, Oct. 1974.

Armstrong, R. E., "Pushbutton Handling of Small Parts," Automation, March 1972.

Ballou, R. H., "Probabilities and Payoffs: Aids to Distribution Decision Making," Transportation and Distribution Management, Aug. 1969.

Benson, J. R., "The Intelligent Warehouse," Datamation, Sept. 1976.

Bickerton, R. L., "The Many Faces of Automated Warehousing," Transportation and Distribution Management, Feb. 1971.

Bowersox, D. J., "Planning Physical Distribution Operations with Dynamic Simulation," Journal of Marketing, Jan. 1972.

Bowman, D., "It Takes One to Move One . . . Computers, That Is," Production, May 1973.

Geoffrion, A. M., "Better Distribution Planning with Computer Models," Harvard Business Review, July-Aug. 1976.

Haavind, R., "Warehouse Without Men Acts as the Hub of a Production Information System," Computer Decisions, Nov. 1969.

Heskett, J. L., "Sweeping Changes in Distribution," Harvard Business Review, March-April 1973.

Hopeman, R. J., Systems Analysis and Operations Management, Columbus, Ohio: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Co., 1970, Chap. 10.

Hoppe, C. W., "Using Simulation To Solve Transportation Problems", Management Controls, Dec. 1970.

Klahr, J. M., Newbourne, M. J., and Thomas, R. R., "Physical Distribution and the Mathematical Model," Transportation and Distribution Management, Part I--Feb. 1970, Part II--March 1970, and Part III--April 1970.

LaLonde, B. J., and Grashof, J. F., "Computer Oriented Information Systems Provide Effective P. D. Management," Handling and Shipping, Oct. 1969.

MMH Special Report, "How Computers Can Run Your Handling Systems," Modern Materials Handling, April 1973.

Mueller, D. W., "Applying Computers to Warehousing," Automation, Jan. 1970.

Nelson, R. A., Total Physical Distribution Management, New York: AMACOM, 1975.

Rubal' G. B. Skiy, "On the Level of Supplies in a Warehouse with a Lag in Procurement," Engineering Cybernetics, Jan.-Feb. 1972.

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