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dc.titlePerformance assessment/enhancement methodology for supply chains
dc.contributor.authorRaj, T.S.
dc.contributor.authorLakshminarayanan, S.
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-09T06:57:17Z
dc.date.available2014-10-09T06:57:17Z
dc.date.issued2008-02-06
dc.identifier.citationRaj, T.S., Lakshminarayanan, S. (2008-02-06). Performance assessment/enhancement methodology for supply chains. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 47 (3) : 748-759. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.issn08885885
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/89744
dc.description.abstractA well-coordinated supply chain is characterized by a harmonious balance between inbound logistics, production scheduling and product distribution. In multi-echelon decentralized supply chains, distribution logistics play a leading part in helping a supply chain gain advantage over competitors. Besides the uncertain consumer demand, the nonoptimal internal strategy practiced by the distribution nodes is a major problem that a supply chain must contend with. The performance of a supply-chain network that is controlled in a decentralized manner can be improved by reorganizing the operational aspects of the problematic nodes in the network. Our work is focused on (i) using time series obtained from an existing supply chain to determine the bottlenecks (poorly performing nodes) and (ii) suggesting performance improvement measures, such as retuning the reordering parameters or even changing the ordering policy itself. Simulation-based optimization of the supply-chain network model is used to achieve these objectives and compute benchmark performance standards. The concepts presented are complemented by realistic simulation examples. © 2008 American Chemical Society.
dc.description.urihttp://libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ie070256e
dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentCHEMICAL & BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING
dc.description.sourcetitleIndustrial and Engineering Chemistry Research
dc.description.volume47
dc.description.issue3
dc.description.page748-759
dc.description.codenIECRE
dc.identifier.isiut000252777500034
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