Simulating Optimum Inventory of Harvested Wood
Abstract:Computer simulation indicates the optimum level of wood inventory in a mill blockpile is primarily a function of the distribution of supply and demand and of the control decisions available. Costs, such as interest on investment, have little effect.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Associate Professor, Department of Forest Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B. Canada.
Publication date: 1981-05-01
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