ARTICLES - Raw Material Management at Welch's Inc. - Welch's uses a linear programming model and spreadsheet optimization to manage raw materials and saved (USD)130,000 to (USD)170,000 in the first year
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Interfaces : the INFORMS journal on the practice of operations research. - Linthicum, Md : INFORMS, ISSN 0092-2102, ZDB-ID 1207854. - Vol. 28.1998, 5, p. 13-24
Allen, Stuart J., (2004)
Managing Risk for the Grape Harvest at Welch's, Inc. - Welch's, Inc., the world's largest processor of Concord and Niagara grapes, faces a particularly challenging task each year -- Planning for the harvest season. Both harvest size and length of the harvest season (time between grape maturation and frost date) are random variables. These variables dictate the harvest and grape processing rates ...
Allen, Stuart J., (2000)
Industry Close-up: Food and Beverage Manufacturing - Often characterized as an "old economy" industry, food and beverage manufacturers are challenged by fewer -- But larger -- Firms creating branded products, and retail chains with the ability to produce private-label products using co-packers
Schuster, Edmund W., (2000)
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