Location Model of Distribution Centers in Poverty-Stricken Areas Based on Multi-level Fuzzy Programming

  • Zhineng Hu
  • Shuangyi ZhengEmail author
  • Qiong Feng
  • Dunzhe Tang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1001)


This paper discusses the necessity of building agricultural product distribution centers in poverty-stricken areas in order to solve the deficiencies in current E-commerce Poverty Alleviation logistics and distribution. With consideration of existing site selection planning research, the hierarchical and alternative points of decision-making during the construction of the gathering center, the suitability of standby sites and uncertainty of agricultural products, we try to build a multi-level planning model and solve for the optimum solution through interactive fuzzy programming method. In addition, through specific case analysis, we verify the rationality and feasibility of our model. Consequently, our model is more reflective than the single-level model and the determined model, and allows us to achieve an aggregate welfare level that is closer to the optimal.


Multi-level programming Interactive fuzzy programming Method Poverty-stricken areas Distribution center Location 



This paper is supported by the Key Program of The National Social Science Foundation of China, “A Study on the Long-term Mechanism of Precise Poverty Elimination in Deep Poverty-stricken Areas under the Framework of Policy Cycle”, (grant No.18AGL022).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhineng Hu
    • 1
  • Shuangyi Zheng
    • 1
    Email author
  • Qiong Feng
    • 1
  • Dunzhe Tang
    • 2
  1. 1.School of BusinessSichuan UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.School of Economics and ManagementTsinghua UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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