Title

A multi-site and multi-stage enterprises logistic control system.

Date of Award

2001

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.S.

Department

Computer Science

First Advisor

Morrissey, Joan,

Keywords

Computer Science.

Rights

CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Abstract

Today, the manufacturing industry has to strengthen its competitiveness, especially through innovation and improvements in business processes, such as logistics and manufacturing. Information technology is a key element in such a strategy. Overwhelmed by Japanese and American competition, European SMEs (small & medium size enterprises) need a tool making them able to speed up their response to customers requests and to reach a significant improvement in their service level. MUSSELS, A Multi Site and Multi Stage Enterprises Logistic control System, is the realization of a general logistics control system for multi-site and multi-stage environments. It is expected to resolve the problems of the traditional Production Planning and Control (PP&C) approaches, by increasing the co-ordination level between the various actors in the logistics chain, enabling them to function as a virtual enterprise. Paper copy at Leddy Library: Theses & Major Papers - Basement, West Bldg. / Call Number: Thesis2001 .K53. Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 40-03, page: 0723. Adviser: Joan Morrissey. Thesis (M.S.)--University of Windsor (Canada), 2001.

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