publication . Article . 2013

A location-inventory model for distribution centers in a three-level supply chain under uncertainty

Ali Bozorgi-Amiri; M. Saeed Jabalameli; Sara Gharegozloo Hamedani;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations, volume 4, pages 93-110 (issn: 1923-2926, eissn: 1923-2934, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Growing Science
Abstract
Article history: Received 26 August 2012 Received in revised format 14 September 2012 Accepted October 25 2012 Available online 28 October 2012 We study a location-inventory problem in a three level supply chain network under uncertainty, which leads to risk. The (r,Q) inventory control policy is applied for this problem. Besides, uncertainty exists in different parameters such as procurement, transportation costs, supply, demand and the capacity of different facilities (due to disaster, man-made events and etc). We present a robust optimization model, which concurrently specifies: locations of distribution centers to be opened, inventory control parameters (r,Q...
Subjects
free text keywords: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Location-inventory, Facility location, Uncertainty, Supply chain network design, Multi-objective particle swarm, Industrial engineering. Management engineering, T55.4-60.8, Production management. Operations management, TS155-194
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