This book was made possible through our work with the network design application LogicNet Plus XE, which was created by LogicTools and acquired by ILOG before it became part of IBM in 2009. The authors of this book have been associated with this product in some way since 1997.
Throughout this time, we have had the opportunity to work with an extraordinary team of colleagues and customers who have given us invaluable insight into the practice and theory of supply chain network design. This book would not have been possible without this experience.
While we cannot thank everyone we worked with, we would like to take the time to acknowledge some of our colleagues.
First and foremost, thanks to Derek Nelson for all his modeling and ...