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IJEEEE 2018 Vol.8(1): 10-17 ISSN: 2010-3654
doi: 10.17706/ijeeee.2018.8.1.10-17

Note on Intra-supply Chain System with an Improved Distribution Plan, Multiple Sales Locations and Quality Assurance

Tsu-Ming Yeh, Fan-Yun Pai
Abstract—Prior studies used the mathematical model along with differential calculus to examine an intra-supply chain system with an improved distribution plan, multiple sales locations and quality assurance. In this paper, we propose an alternative approach to the problem and demonstrate that optimal operating decision to this specific intra-supply chain problem can be determined by the proposed simplified method without derivatives.

Index Terms—Optimization, replenishment lot size, delivery plan, multiple sales locations.

Tsu-Ming Yeh is with Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Quemoy University, No. 1, University Rd., Jinning Township, Kinmen County 892, Taiwan (email: tmyeh@mail.dyu.edu.tw).
Fan-Yun Pai is with Department of Business Administration, National Changhua University of Education, No.2, Shi-Da Road, Changhua City, 500, Taiwan.

Cite: Tsu-Ming Yeh, Fan-Yun Pai, "Note on Intra-supply Chain System with an Improved Distribution Plan, Multiple Sales Locations and Quality Assurance," International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 10-17, 2018.

General Information

ISSN: 2010-3654 (Online)
Abbreviated Title: Int. J. e-Educ. e-Bus. e-Manag. e-Learn.
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Kuan-Chou Chen
Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Lau
Abstracting/ Indexing: EBSCO, Google Scholar, Electronic Journals Library, QUALIS, ProQuest, INSPEC (IET)
E-mail: ijeeee@iap.org
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