A Mathematical Optimization Approach to Supply Chain Disruptions Management Considering Disruptions to Suppliers and Distribution Centers

Author: Syed Mithun Ali, Koichi Nakade. Abstract: We develop an analytical framework of a multiproduct supply chain system composed of multiple suppliers, multiple distribution centers and multiple customers considering disruptions risk. Unlike traditional single sourcing strategy which is mostly discussed in supply chain literature, we apply multi-sourcing strategy in both procurement and distribution of commodities.

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A Vendor-Buyer Inventory Model for Food Products Based On Shelf-Life Pricing

Author: Gusti Fauza, Yousef Amer, Sang-Heon Lee, Hari Prasetyo. Abstract: … Therefore, this research deals with inventory policy for a manufacturer-retailer system considering value degradation for food products. A mathematical model representing the system is proposed. A shelf-life based pricing function is applied to represent the value degradation of the product.

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Manufacturer’s Price and Service Strategy Under Gray Market Considering Government Supervision

Author: Xin Yin, Bin Dan, Haiyue Zhang. Abstract: This paper considers a supply chain system consisting of a manufacturer with her authorized retailers, an unauthorized intermediary and the regional government. Aim at the problem of the manufacturer’s price decision and service strategy in two markets under gray market, the demand function influenced by the consumer acceptance of gray goods and the manufacturer and the unauthorized intermediary’s profit model are established.

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Relocation of Car Manufacturers: Wise Solution or Costly Setback?

Author: Marian Liviu Mocan, Attila Turi, Gilles Goncalves, Sorin-Ioan Maistor. Abstract: The paper outlines the current concern of relocation in automotive industry in order to adapt to market conditions by shifting production towards emerging countries. Car manufacturers strive to reduce their operational costs to compensate weak sales in an attempt to overcome the slow market revival and remain globally competitive.

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