Volume 55, 2021Regular articles published in advance of the transition of the journal to Subscribe to Open (S2O). Free supplement sponsored by the Fonds National pour la Science Ouverte
|Page(s)||S523 - S547|
|Published online||02 March 2021|
A new model for logistics and transportation of fashion goods in the presence of stochastic market demands considering restricted retailers capacity
Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3, Canada
2 Department of Management and Economic, Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Azad University, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Industrial Engineering, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Accepted: 4 June 2019
In today’s world, using fashion goods is a vital of human. In this research, we focused on developing a scheduling method for distributing and selling fashion goods in a multi-market/multi-retailer supply chain while the product demands in markets are stochastic. For this purpose, a new multi-objective mathematical programming model is developed where maximizing the profit of selling fashion goods and minimizing delivering time and customer’s dissatisfaction are considered as objective functions. In continue due to the complexity of the problem, a number of metaheuristics are compared and a hybrid of Non-dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm II (NSGAII) and simulated annealing is selected for solving the case studies. Then, in order to find the best values for input parameters of the algorithm, a Taguchi method is applied. In continue, a number of case studies are selected from literature review and solved by the algorithm. The outcomes are analyzed and it is found that using multi-objective models can find more realistic solutions. Then, the model is applied for a case study with real data from industry and outcomes showed that the proposed algorithm can be successfully applied in practice.
Mathematics Subject Classification: 90C11
Key words: Supply chain / logistic and transport / distribution / fashion goods
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