Supply chain management
The optimization of an integrated forward and reverse logistics network based on routing and cross-docking strategy

Fatemeh Kangi; Seyed Hamid Reza Pasandideh; Esmaeil Mehdizadeh; Hamed Soleimani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 September 2023

  In recent years, the expansion of social responsibility concept, increased environmental considerations, economic incentives and governmental pressure on manufacturers for waste management have caused organizations to focus attention on the development of closed-loop supply chains (CLSC) and reverse ...  Read More

Integration of two-stage assembly flow shop scheduling and vehicle routing using Improved Whale Optimization Algorithm

Vahid Bahmani; Mohammad Amin Adibi; Esmaeil Mehdizadeh

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 56-83

  This paper provides an integrated model for a two-stage assembly flow shop scheduling problem and distribution through vehicle routing in a soft time window. So, a mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) model has been proposed with the objective of minimizing the total cost of distribution, holding ...  Read More