Textbook Logistik-Entscheidungen

Parallel to the academic software LogisticsLab a textbook for decision support in logistics has been published at De Gruyter, that is recommended to all German LogisticsLab users as basic literature.

Mike Steglich, Dieter Feige und Peter Klaus: Logistik-Entscheidungen: Modellbasierte Entscheidungsunterstützung in der Logistik mit LogisticsLab, 2. aktualisierte und komplett überarbeitete Auflage, De Gruyter, Berlin und Boston 2016.

Additional Material
For the readers of this book the data files of all discussed case studies are available. The required user account data can be found on page IX in the book.
Case studies

Authors

  • Prof. Dr. Mike Steglich teaches Business Administration, Quantitative Methods and Management Accounting at the Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau (TUAS Wildau). Furthermore, he is engaged with software development for mathematical modelling and optimisation in various open-source projects.
  • Prof. Dr. Dieter Feige taught Computer-based Decision Support Systems in Logistics and Decision Support Systems in at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
  • Prof. Peter Klaus, D.B.A./Boston Univ. was a Professor of Business Administration especially in Logistics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Today he is member of various supervisory boards and advisory councils of companies in the logistics sector. Furthermore he is a visiting professor at different universities.
Summary
The importance of logistics in management practice is growing rapidly in tandem with the complexity of the decisions facing logistics managers every day. Therefore, it is important for logistics students as well as experienced professionals to have useful tools for dealing with and mastering this complexity. This textbook and the software package that accompanies it provide just this kind of assistance.

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