Facility location, layout, design, and materials handling
1. Facility location selection for plastic manufacturing industry in Bangladesh by using AHP method

M. S. Rahman; M. I. Ali; U. Hossain; T. K. Mondal

Volume 7, Issue 3 , November 2018, , Pages 307-319


  In present’s, the location selection problems play an important role for the top-level manager or entrepreneur for opening a new manufacturing company or relocate or expand their operation. As an engineered material, the plastic is used for manufacturing a wide variety of domestic products. For ...  Read More

2. Solving a Facility Location Problem by Three Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods

M. Niyazi; R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2014, , Pages 41-56

  Selecting the most appropriate and optimal facility location for a new organization or expansion of an existing location is an important strategic issue. The location, which results in higher economic benefits through increased productivity and good distribution network, is the best location. It is necessary ...  Read More

3. A Hybridized Lagrangian Genetic Algorithm for Designing an Integrated Supply Chain Network: A Case Study Approach

A. Jafari; P. Chiniforooshan; F. Zabihi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , February 2013, , Pages 45-62

  This paper investigates the problem of designing an integrated production-distribution system which supports strategic and tactical decision levels in supply chain management. This overall optimization is achieved using mathematical programming for modeling the supply chain functions such as location, ...  Read More