Mathematical model for centralized supply chains with sharing resources decisions

Modelo matemático para cadenas logísticas centralizadas con decisiones de recursos compartidos

Palabras clave: Centralized supply chains, optimization under uncertainty, sharing resources (en_US)
Palabras clave: Cadenas de suministro centralizadas, optimización bajo incertidumbre, recursos compartidos (es_ES)

Resumen (en_US)

Context:  Cooperation in supply chain management becomes an important factor when considering the global performance of the different echelons of a specific supply chain. This way, where the application of the Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) system allows to manage the distribution process to/from a central depot, the elements of the network becomes a part of a supply chain that aims to improve its overall performance, not only one of its elements.

Method: A stochastic optimization model is proposed to involve a network of customers where product is delivered from a central depot and customers can share the product to a central depot in order to be re-distributed and to minimize the shortage of other customers. A first mathematical model is proposed to consider the elements involved in the distribution process and a reformulation is performed to consider shortages and the linearization of some stochastic elements.

Results: Results shows that implementing or adapting the strategy of sharing resources allows the whole network to improve its performance by minimizing the total shortages of the network.

Conclusions: The importance of implementing strategies like a central management with shared resources within the network allows companies to reduce the complexity of making some decisions while achieving their goals and improving their performance.

Resumen (es_ES)

Contexto: La cooperación en la administración de las cadenas de suministro se convierte en un factor importante al considerar el desempeño global de diferentes actores o elementos de una cadena de suministro específica. En este sentido al aplicar estrategias logísticas como el VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) permite a un sistema administrar los procesos de distribución desde un punto o depósito central y los componentes de la cadena se convierten en parte de la misma permitiendo incrementar el desempeño global y no cada uno individualmente.

Método: Un modelo estocástico es propuesto donde se considera un conjunto de clientes y el envío de producto a esta red se realiza desde un depósito central y los clientes o eslabones de la red pueden compartir parte de su producto con este depósito central para ser redistribuido con el objetivo de minimizar los faltantes de otros clientes.  Un modelo matemático es propuesto considerando los elementos involucrados en los procesos de distribución, después una reformulación es desarrollada para considerar faltantes y la linealización de algunos de sus elementos estocásticos.

Resultados: Los resultados muestran que implementando o adaptando estrategias logísticas como la administración desde un punto central y compartir los recursos a través de la cadena de suministro, permite a las compañías reducir la complejidad de algunas decisiones y alcanzar una mejora en el desempeño.

Conclusiones: La importancia de la implementación de estrategias logísticas tales como la administración centralizada y el uso de recursos compartidos a través de una red de suministro permite a las compañías reducir la complejidad de algunas decisiones y a su vez alcanzar un mejoramiento en el desempeño global.


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Franco, C., Guzmán Cortés , D., & Figueroa García, J. C. (2020). Modelo matemático para cadenas logísticas centralizadas con decisiones de recursos compartidos. Ingeniería, 25(3). Recuperado a partir de
Publicado: 2020-10-02
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