Supply chain management
Pricing under the policy of guaranteeing the return of money in a two-channel supply chain using the game theory approach (Case study: Lorestan Food Industry Company)

Mona Beiranvand; Sayyed mohammad reza Davoodi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 December 2021

  Today, one of the topics in supply chain management is "multiple sales channels" and "pricing". In this research, a food producer (west Sahar Dasht Company) has been selected, and several retailers and wholesalers have been considered as the company's customers. This research dynamically solves the model ...  Read More

A multi-facility AGV location-routing problem with uncertain demands and planar facility locations

Mohamad Ebrahim Tayebi Araghi; Fariborz Jolai; Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam; Mohammad Molana

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 341-364

  The Location Routing Problem (LRP), Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV), and Uncertainty Planner Facility (UPF) in Facility Location Problems (FLP) have been critical. This research proposed the role of LRP in Intelligence AGV Location–Routing Problem (IALRP) and energy-consuming impact in CMS. The ...  Read More

Heuristics and Metaheuristics Algorithms
A comprehensive review on meta-heuristic algorithms and their classification with novel approach

Hojatollah Rajabi Moshtaghi; Abbas Toloie Eshlaghy; Mohammad Reza Motadel

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 63-89

  Conventional and classical optimization methods are not efficient enough to deal with complicated, NP-hard, high-dimensional, non-linear, and hybrid problems. In recent years, the application of meta-heuristic algorithms for such problems increased dramatically and it is widely used in various fields. ...  Read More

Supply chain management
Design a green closed loop supply chain network by considering discount under uncertainty

Javid Ghahremani-Nahr; Hamed Nozari; Seyyed Esmaeil Najafi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 238-266

  The mathematical model of a multi-product multi-period multi-echelon closed-loop supply chain network design under uncertainty is designed in this paper. The designed network consists of raw material suppliers, plants, warehouses, distribution centers, and customer zones in forward chain and collection ...  Read More