Enterprise Networks and Logistics for Agile Manufacturing
With increasingly decentralized manufacturing systems and outsourcing, more robust and practical approaches and systems are needed to support agile manufacturing operations. Enterprise Networks and Logistics for Agile Manufacturing presents a focused collection of quality chapters on the state-of-the-art research efforts in the area of enterprise network and logistics, as well as their practical applications towards agile manufacturing. The book describes recent developments and innovations in this area, presenting both a broad-based review of the key areas of research in agile manufacturing, and an in-depth treatment of individual methodologies and systems from enterprise networks and logistics to supply chain scheduling and management.
Enterprise Networks and Logistics for Agile Manufacturing will benefit a broad readership from academic researchers to practicing engineers across all manufacturing sectors.
- Enables the reader to better understand the present state and future trends of enterprise networks and logistics- Allows the reader to develop strategies to deal with future challenges in agile and distributed manufacturing- Compiles state-of-the-art research on enterprise networks and logistics to create an accessible reference source