The Optimization of Aggregate Production Planning Under Fuzzy Environment: An Application From Beverage Industry

  • Merve Gul Topcuoglu
  • Fatma Betul YeniEmail author
  • Yildiz Kose
  • Emre Cevikcan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


Aggregate production planning (APP) can be considered as a great picture of the planning process. Rather than focusing on individual products or services, APP focuses on total or collective capacity. Therefore, it has a very important place in production and operation management functions. In the literature, different kind of methods has been proposed for the solution of APP problems. In some situations where the cost and demand parameters cannot be defined as crisp values due to the environment of the problems, fuzzy logic is used to handle the imprecise data. This paper provides a fuzzy optimization approach for aggregate production planning problems. After given information about fuzzy linear programming and solution approaches, a case study in a beverage industry is carried out. The results are analyzed using different a-cut values.


Fuzzy linear programming Aggregate production planning Fuzzy logic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Merve Gul Topcuoglu
    • 2
  • Fatma Betul Yeni
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yildiz Kose
    • 3
  • Emre Cevikcan
    • 3
  1. 1.Industrial Engineering Department, Engineering FacultyKaradeniz Technical UniversityTrabzonTurkey
  2. 2.Eti Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.ŞEskişehirTurkey
  3. 3.Industrial Engineering Department, Management FacultyIstanbul Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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