Journal: International Journal of Production Economics
Impact of flexible contracts on the performance of both retailer and supplier
In today's global environment supply chains should be agile and responsive. Ideally,...
The relationship between disclosures of corporate social performance and financial performance: Evidences from GRI reports in manufacturing industry
Whether the corporate social performance affects the financial performance is still...
Manufacturers' channel structures when selling asymmetric competing products
Manufacturers often face the fundamental channel structure decision, namely, whether...
Using a central Vehicle Holding Compound (VHC) in an open pipeline automotive order fulfilment system: A simulation study
MacCarthy Bart L
Satisfying requests for specific vehicle variants in a timely manner may increase...
Competitive investments in cost reducing process improvement: The role of managerial incentives and spillover learning
We study the rivalry between two firms and consider the effect of spillovers when the...
Managing inventory systems of slow-moving items
Hahn G J
Slow‐moving demand patterns frequently occur with spare parts as well as items...
Slab scheduling at parallel continuous casters
Wichmann Matthias Gerhard
Continuous casting is the central process of steel shaping in the steel industry....
Wealth and health at the Base of the Pyramid: Modelling trade-offs and complementarities for fast moving dairy product case
This paper models the localized Base of the Pyramid (BoP) supply and demand chain of a...
An integrated marginal analysis approach for build-to-order products
This paper proposes an integrated Marginal Analysis Directed Branch and Bound (MA) and...
Influence of lot size and planned lead time on service level and inventory for a single-stage production system with advance demand information and random required lead times
In this paper a single‐stage make‐to‐stock production system with...
Fill rate in a periodic review order-up-to policy under auto-correlated normally distributed, possibly negative, demand
We investigate the inventory service metric known as the fill rate-the proportion of...
On the true value of resource consumption when using energy in industrial and other processes
Grubbstrm Robert W
In this paper we attempt to provide a partial answer to the question of why energy is...
The two-warehouse material location selection problem
Noble James S
Companies often require additional warehouse space due to increased demand and often...
Modeling class-based storage assignment over life cycle picking patterns
This paper aims to introduce a new approach for the design and management of...
Assessing the environmental impact of integrated inventory and warehouse management
There has been considerable research on the environmental impact of supply chains but...
Production economics and the learning curve: A meta-analysis
Glock Christoph H
For almost a century, researchers and practitioners have studied learning curves in...
Measuring service outcomes for adaptive preventive maintenance
The developed measure and control process form the basis for adaptive preventive...
Energy demand in production systems: A Queuing Theory perspective
Production systems are usually organised in departments consisting of machines, each...
Aggregate planning and forecasting in make-to-order production systems
In hierarchical production planning (HPP) systems, aggregate production planning (APP)...
Workforce minimization for a mixed-model assembly line in the automotive industry
A paced assembly line consisting of several workstations is considered. This line is...
Product portfolio management ‐ Targets and key performance indicators for product portfolio renewal over life cycle
The main purpose of this study is to widen the scope of product portfolio management...
Strategic capacity planning in automotive production networks under duties and duty drawbacks
High tariffs and complex customs procedures for automotive goods have a crucial impact...
Designing an effective closed loop system for pallet management
Pallets are currently the most widespread system for internal material handling and...
Applying lean principles to the design of healthcare facilities
The National Health Service (NHS) in England has a capital budget of approximately...
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