Just-in-time parallel job scheduling: A novel algorithm

Javad Behnamian

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-12


  This research extends a two-phase algorithm for parallel job scheduling problem by considering earliness and tardiness as multi-objective functions. Here, it is also assumed that the jobs may use more than one machine at the same time, which is known as parallel job scheduling. In the first phase, jobs ...  Read More

Development of a range-adjusted measure-based common set of weights for dynamic network data envelopment analysis using a multi-objective fractional programming approach

Hoda Moradi; Mozhde Rabbani; Hamid Babaei Meybodi; Mohammad Taghi Honari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 13-32


  This paper presents a common set of weights (CSWs) method for multi-stage or network structured decision-making units (DMUs). The decision-making approaches proposed here consist of three stages. In the first step, a hybrid dynamic network data envelopment analysis (DNDEA) model is used to determine ...  Read More

A FIS-based fuzzy Kano’s model for consumer needs analysis

Esmaeil Akhondi Bajegani; Seyed hosein Eiranmanesh; Amirreza Zare

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 33-44


  Nowadays, not only improving service levels is not sufficient for consumer satisfaction, but also, the consumers themselves determine product or service quality. In other words, we can interpret quality as "the degree of accordance with the consumer's need." Therefore, we should look for solutions to ...  Read More

Perishable food supply chain coordination with multiplicative demand function of price, shelf-life duration, and green technology investment under revenue-sharing contract

Maryam Noroozi; Mohammad Reza Gholamian

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 45-63


  In the proposed study, an inventory model of a two-echelon green perishable supply chain which consists of one manufacturer and one retailer is investigated. The produced items have a deterministic shelf life and will be removed from the shelves when they reach to their expiration date. A novel formulation ...  Read More

Evaluation of green supply chain performance using balanced scorecard and data envelopment analysis

Fatemeh Amirbeygi; Seyyed Hosein Seyyed Esfahani; Behrooz Khorshidvand

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 64-85


  Environmental pollution and the deterioration of natural resources are now considered significant challenges in human societies. In fact, environmental pollution is mainly caused by manufacturing industries. Most industries (e.g., the cement industry) employ the green supply chain to overcome ecological ...  Read More

Machine learning decision tree based on regression in data mining to extract more knowledge

Zahra Jiryaei Sharahi; Yahia Zare Mehrjerdi; Mohammad Saleh Owlia; Masoud Abessi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 86-112


  In a data-driven decision-making process, there are various types of data that should be thoroughly processed and analyzed. Data mining is a well-recognized method to obtain such information by analyzing data and transforming it into actionable insights for further use. Among the various data mining ...  Read More

A two-objective setting for reducing costs and ergonomic risks of U-shaped assembly line balancing collaborated by robots and human workers

Neda Mozaffari; Hasan Mehrmanesh; Mahmud Mohamadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 113-128


  Balancing the production system’s resources like budget, equipment, and workers is one of the most important concerns of production managers. Managers seek to find an optimal way to balance their resources in production systems. By evaluating U-shaped assembly line papers, this investigation adds ...  Read More

Lot-Sizing and scheduling in a flexible job-shop environment considering energy efficiency

Arezoo Osati; Esmaeil Mehdizadeh; Sadoullah Ebrahimnejad

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 129-147


  The purpose of this paper is to optimize the integrated problem of lot-sizing and scheduling in a flexible job-shop environment considering energy efficiency. The main contribution of the paper is simultaneously considering lot-sizing and scheduling decisions, while accounting for energy efficiency.  ...  Read More

Integrated production-inventory-routing problem incorporating greenness consideration: A mathematical model and heuristic solver

Seyed Ahmad Razavi; Adel Aazami; Mohammad Reza Rasouli; Ali Papi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 148-169


  This research focuses on the integrated production-inventory-routing planning (PIRP) problem, which persuades necessary decisions to study the supply chains (SCs). Previous research studies confirm that corporations coping with production, inventory, and routing problems, can remarkably decrease the ...  Read More

The effect of COVID-19 on audit quality during social distancing

Parichehr Zamani Fard; Ahmad Goudarzi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 170-181


  The high rate of outbreaks of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (QUID-19) is a warning about health, economic, and social issues that are affecting the whole world. The COVID-19 pandemic has had many financial and economic implications worldwide. These economic turbulences, along with market uncertainty, ...  Read More

Optimizing boehmite production process using goal programming approach (Case study: Iranian west mineral applied research center)

Mohammad Aali; Shahram Saeidi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 182-195


  In this research, a goal programming model is proposed for optimizing the production of Boehmite in the Iranian West Minerals Applied Research Center (IWMARC). This product can be produced using internal or external methods and currently is produced traditionally, and the production process is not optimal. ...  Read More

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