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Forecasting in Global Supply Chain Engineering

Authored by: Erick C. Jones

Supply Chain Engineering and Logistics Handbook

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  November  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138066519
eBook ISBN: 9781315159096
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In this chapter, we consider methods for predicting future values of a series based on past observations. One issue explored in this chapter is smoothing of production plans over time; costs of increasing or decreasing workforce levels (and, hence, production levels) play a major role in the optimization of any aggregate plan.

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