Optimal design of a multi-period supply chain network with unreliable elements: A two-stage stochastic programming approach

Alireza Homayounmehr; Taha-Hossein Hejazi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , July 2022, , Pages 120-135


  The management and design of supply chain networks in various dimensions are so critical today that managers' decisions significantly impact the configuration and flow of material in the network. Above all, supply chain management intends to reduce costs. The inability to accurately predict certain features, ...  Read More

Failure data analysis for preventive maintenance scheduling of a bottling company production system

Adekola Olayinka Oke; Joel Ashem Abafi; Banji Zacheous Adewole

Volume 8, Issue 1 , July 2021, , Pages 32-44


  Equipment breakdown adds to the cost of production and considerably affect the overall equipment efficiency in automated lines due to unplanned downtime. Preventive maintenance with appropriate actions has been considered to enhance products quality, equipment reliability and minimize the probability ...  Read More