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    Flexible Distribution Operation in Logistical System Design

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    In what ways can customer service performance be improved by incorporating flexible distribution operations into a logistical system design?

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    Flexible distribution operations are commonly used in the retail industry. A network of distribution locations is linked with transportation services. This network needs to have the inventory to support all orders within its territory. When the network is flexible, it means that orders can be filled from multiple locations, regardless of where the order is ...

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    Discussion of the advantages of a flexible distribution operations.