Strategies for service, price, and lot size with a capacitated manufacturer and multi retailers in a VMI system

Marzieh Karimi; Hasan Khademi zare; Yahia Zare Mehrjerdi; Mohammad-Bagher Fakhrzad

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 196-212

  Vendor-managed inventory (VMI) is a popular inventory management system that allows a vendor to access sales data and manage inventory levels for his retailers. The formulation of service level and pricing decisions are finite in the VMI model literature. The study examines how a manufacturer and its ...  Read More

Sustainable closed-loop supply chain network: Mathematical modeling and Lagrangian relaxation

Behrooz Khorshidvand; Hamed Soleimani; Mir Mehdi Seyyed Esfahani; Soheil Sibdari

Volume 8, Issue 1 , July 2021, , Pages 240-260

  This paper addresses a novel two-stage model for a Sustainable Closed-Loop Supply Chain (SCLSC). This model, as a contribution, provides a balance among economic aims, environmental concerns, and social responsibilities based on price, green quality, and advertising level. Therefore, in the first stage, ...  Read More

Coordinating pricing and periodic review replenishment decisions in a two-echelon supply chain using quantity discount contract

M. Johari; S.M. Hosseini Motlagh; M.R. Nematollahi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Pages 58-87

  In this paper, the coordination of pricing and periodic review inventory decisions in a supplier-retailer supply chain (SC) is proposed. In the investigated SC, the retailer faces a stochastic price dependent demand and determines the review period, order-up-to-level, and retail price. On the other hand, ...  Read More