Case studies in industry and services
1. Application of line balancing heuristics for achieving an effective layout: a case study.

T. Ahmed; N. Sakib; R. M. Hridoy; A. T. Shams

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 114-129

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2020.234612.1134

Abstract
  This project is a case study conducted in a manufacturing company aiming at improving its productivity using line balancing techniques. Waste reduction, especially the time waste, is an important factor to shrink the manufacturing cost. The main purpose of this project is to suggest a better line balancing ...  Read More

Case studies in industry and services
2. An integrated QFD-TOPSIS method for prioritization of major lean tools: a case study

A. Devnath; Md. S. Islam; S. Rashid; E. Islam

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 65-76

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2020.213445.1110

Abstract
  Selecting the right lean tool is one of the most challenging tasks for decision-makers. This research represents an integration of two methods, Quality Function Deployment (QFD) and TOPSIS, to evaluate and prioritize the lean tools. The aim of this research is to propose an integrated QFD-TOPSIS method ...  Read More

Case studies in industry and services
3. Selecting the optimal industrial investment by multi-criteria decision-making methods with emphasis on, TOPSIS, VIKOR, and COPRAS (case study of Guilan province)

S. F. Fakhrehosseini

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 312-324

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2020.216548.1117

Abstract
  The expansion of production and development in the industrial sector, it is necessary to increase the investment in that. But limits of the financial resources to the investment and high risk for investments in industrial and production activities on the one hand, and the frequency of necessities and ...  Read More

Case studies in industry and services
4. Assessment of fuzzy failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) for reach stacker crane (RST): A case study

Md. Fazel Rabbi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 336-348

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2018.140970.1050

Abstract
  FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis) refers to a proactive quality tool that enables the identification and prevention of the potential failure modes of a product or process. However, in executing traditional FMEA, the difficulties such as vague information, relative importance ratings, decisions ...  Read More

Case studies in industry and services
5. Concessioning a Strategy for Enhancing Nigeria’s Airport Operational Efficiency - Lessons from Developed Countries

A. O Adeniran; K. T. Gbadamosi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 228-245

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2017.97500.1013

Abstract
  This study examines some concessioned airports in the developed countries and their operational performance level with a view to identifying the positive impact of concessioning on their growth, development and operational performance. The ultimate goal of the study is to provide basis for adapting the ...  Read More

Case studies in industry and services
6. Fuzzy Goal Programming for Linear Facility Location-Allocation in a Supply Chain; The Case of Steel Industry

S. M. Arabzad; M. Ghorbani; M. J. Ranjbar

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 90-105

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2017.49157

Abstract
  This paper presents a mathematical model for a facility location-allocation problem in order to design an integrated supply chain. We consider a supply chain including multiple suppliers, multiple products, multiple plants, multiple transportation alternatives and multiple customer zones. The problem ...  Read More

Case studies in industry and services
7. Evaluating the Implementation of Strategies in Plants Using Balanced Scorecard (BSC): A Case Study

M. Nikkhah; A. Nikkhah; A. Afsahi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 39-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/riej.2017.48024

Abstract
  The main purpose of the present paper is to investigate the implementation of strategies in Neka Power Plant Management Company using Balanced Scorecard. For this purpose, it is necessary that the aspects of financial, customer, internal process development and learning BSC in electric power generating ...  Read More