Case Study: The Forestry (Logistics) Problem
Submitted: 3 Apr 2008
Application Areas: Logistics
Adapted from a real-world problem
A paper company own a number of mills that produce paper with different processes, e.g., the thermo-mechanical process (see Figure 1
) and the cold caustic soda process. They procure raw materials for each of their processing machines from a number of different suppliers.
Thermo-mechanical Processing Machine
Their suppliers consist of 3 forestry operations: Kaingaroa, NSW and Taupo. They also own a recycling plant where they receive waste paper.
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