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The impact of information and lead-times in a closed loop supply chain

Hosoda, Takamichi and Disney, Stephen Michael 2013. The impact of information and lead-times in a closed loop supply chain. Presented at: 26th European Conference on Operational Research, Rome, Italy, 1-4 July 2013.

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Abstract

We investigate the impact of advance notice of the product returns on the performance of a closed loop supply chain with lead-times. A proportion of the sold products to the market are returned to an external remanufacturer. After a lead-time the used products are converted into "as-good-as-new" products to be used, together with new products, to satisfy market demand. We demonstrate that the lead-times and parameters describing the return rate have a significant impact on the manufacturer's performance.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Centre for Advanced Manufacturing Systems At Cardiff (CAMSAC)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Uncontrolled Keywords: Supply Chain Management ; Stochastic Models
Additional Information: Invited abstract in session TC-34: Sustainability: Closed loop supply chains and design, stream Supply Chain Planning.
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 05:07
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/48612

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