Research Paper Supply chain management
1. A robust optimization model for a dynamic closed-loop supply chain network redesign using accelerated Benders decomposition

Arash Khosravi Rastabi; Seyed Reza Hejazi Taghanaki; Shahab Sadri; Anil Kumar; Hossein Arshad

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 1-31

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.304879.1380

Abstract
  The objective of this study is to model a dynamic redesigning closed-loop supply chain network with capacity planning in order to minimize the costs of the network. The structure of this model consists of existing facilities including manufacturing plants, distribution and reworking centers. Any such ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
2. The impact of strategic cost management on the relationship between supply chain practices, top management support and financial performance improvement

Jaber Ghanbari; Ebrahim Abbasi; Hosein Didekhani; Majid Ashrafi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 32-49

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.294904.1364

Abstract
  The present study investigated the role of strategic cost management as a moderating variable on the relationship between supply chain practices, Top Management Support (TMS), and financial performance improvement. Financial performance improvement was considered as a dependent variable, while supply ...  Read More

Research Paper Engineering Optimization
3. Optimization of tensile strength of butt joint weldment on mild steel plate using response surface methodology

Osarobo Osamede Ogbeide; Kolawole Akeredolu; Samuel Ayodeji Omotehinse

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 50-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.297079.1362

Abstract
  The service life of engineering structure is mostly affected by the quality and strength of the welded joints. Tensile tests are performed for several reasons. The results are used in selecting materials for engineering applications. Tensile properties are frequently included in material specifications ...  Read More

Research Paper Forecasting, production planning, and control
4. Investigation of the effect of corrosion rate on post welded heat treatment of medium carbon steel in seawater

Ejiroghene Kelly Orhorhoro; Andrew Amagbor Erameh; Rogers Ibunemisam Tamuno

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 59-67

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2022.314704.1398

Abstract
  In this study, the effects of corrosion rate on post welded annealed heat-treated medium carbon steel in seawater was investigated. The medium carbon steel samples were butt-welded by using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) technique and, afterwards, heat treated by annealing at different annealing ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
5. Investigating causes of delay in natural gas distribution pipeline projects: a correlation analysis (case study: Khuzestan Province of Iran)

Hadi Mehrabi Sharafabadi; Mohamad Ali Movafaghpour

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 68-77

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.288492.1333

Abstract
  The main purpose of this study is to identify the delay factors and evaluate the type ranking of delays in natural gas distribution projects. We have investigated 274 projects in Khuzestan gas company from 2015 to 2020. Projects investigated in this study included urban, rural, transmission lines, industrial ...  Read More

Research Paper Operations Research
6. A game theory–based model for dental centers in a competitive market of dental tourism under government intervention

Seyed Amin Badri; Negar Yarmohamadi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 78-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.300196.1370

Abstract
  The aim of this paper is to propose a mathematical model for two dental centers in a competitive market of dental tourism. Dental tourists are looking for cheaper treatment with proper quality, and dental centers are looking to maximize their profits by providing services to tourists. Government also ...  Read More

Research Paper Quality Control
7. Developed reverse logistic airline service quality (RL AIRQUAL) model for reverse support service quality gaps analysis in air industry

Nazila Adabavzeh; Mehrdad Nikbakht

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 95-107

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.291483.1344

Abstract
  The airline industry plays a fundamental role in the economic and social development of societies and it also has an important impact on improving foreign trade. The airline industry is one of the main infrastructures for sustainable development of the country. The quality of the reverse engineering ...  Read More

Review Paper Case studies in industry and services
8. Energy effectiveness and conservation of pipeline construction industry using Iso 50001 energy management system

Yayan Saputra; Fibi Eko Putra; Taufik Hidayat

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 108-114

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.307055.1384

Abstract
  The number of pipeline construction industry and electricity prices in Indonesia from 2013 to 2019 has increased. In order for the pipeline construction industry to be sustainable and competitive, the industry must strive to reduce electricity consumption, one of which is the ISO 50001 energy management ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
9. Factors affecting the readiness of green business process management in the Iranian banking industry

Farkhondeh Mortaz Hejri; Changiz Valmohammadi; Mahmood Alborzi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 115-133

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.290644.1340

Abstract
  This study aimed to identify factors affecting the green management process readiness of banks and determining the interactions and priority of these factors. To this end, factors affecting the green management process readiness in the banking industry were extracted by using an in-depth study of the ...  Read More

Research Paper Data mining
10. A hybrid model for predicting bitcoin price using machine learning and metaheuristic algorithms

Aboosaleh Mohammad Sharifi; Kaveh Khalili Damghani; Farshid Abdi; Soheila Sardar

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 134-150

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.291175.1343

Abstract
  Cryptocurrencies are considered as new financial and economic tools having special and innovative features, among which Bitcoin is the most popular. The contribution of the Bitcoin market continues to grow due to the special nature of Bitcoin. The investors' attention to Bitcoin has increased significantly ...  Read More