Scheduling the COVID-19 vaccine distribution based on data-driven decision-making methods

Mohammad Alipour-Vaezi; Reza Tavakkoli-Moghadaam; Mina Samieinasab

Volume 8, Issue 2 , January 2022, , Pages 196-206

https://doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2022.138130

Abstract
  Since human societies have endured massive financial disruptions and life losses after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical to eliminate this disease as soon as possible. Today, the invention of the COVID-19 vaccine made this objective more reachable. But unfortunately, the suppliant ...  Read More

Developing a mathematical model for a multi-door cross-dock scheduling problem with human factors: A modified imperialist competitive algorithm

Iman Seyedi; Maryam Hamedi; Reza Tavakkoli-Moghadaam

Volume 8, Issue 1 , July 2021, , Pages 180-201

https://doi.org/10.22116/jiems.2021.252150.1395

Abstract
  This paper deals with optimizing the multi-door cross-docking scheduling problem for incoming and outgoing trucks. Contrary to previous studies, it first considers the simultaneous effects of learning and deteriorating on loading and unloading the jobs. A mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) model ...  Read More