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Title: PRICING AND FINANCING DECISIONS WITH UNRELIABLE SUPPLIES
Authors: JING LEI
Keywords: supply risk management, remanufacturing, pricing, supply chain finance, loan guarantee, inventory management.
Issue Date: 30-Apr-2015
Source: JING LEI (2015-04-30). PRICING AND FINANCING DECISIONS WITH UNRELIABLE SUPPLIES. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: TO MITIGATE THE RISKS OF UNRELIABLE SUPPLIES, THE OPTIMAL DETERMINATION OF PRICING AND FINANCING POLICIES ARE OF PARTICULAR IMPORTANCE. IN THIS THESIS, WE FIRST STUDY THE JOINT PRICING DECISIONS OF A REMANUFACTURING SYSTEM WITH RANDOM RETURN YIELD. THE RESULTS INDICATE THAT A PRICE DISCRIMINATION POLICY IMPROVES REMANUFACTURER'S PROFIT WHEN REPLACEMENT CUSTOMERS HAVE HIGH RETURN QUALITY AND HIGH PRICE SENSITIVITY. THE SECOND PART OF THIS THESIS INVESTIGATES THE IMPACT OF SUPPLIER'S BUDGET CONSTRAINT AND UNCERTAIN PRODUCTION YIELD IN A TWO ECHELON SUPPLY CHAIN. WE SHOW THAT WHEN THE WHOLESALE PRICE AND THE EXPECTED YIELD ARE LOW WHILE THE FINANCING COST IS HIGH, THE RETAILER HAS INCENTIVE TO OFFER FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO THE SUPPLIER. TO KEEP SUPPLIER'S INTEREST ALIGN, THE RETAILER MAY NEED TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL SUPPORT AND INCREASE THE ORDER SIZE SIMULTANEOUSLY. WE FURTHER EXTEND THE MODEL TO THE CASE WITH VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE AND OBTAIN STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF RETAILER'S OPTIMAL DECISI
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/121264
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