Time-Dependent Order and Distribution Policies in Supply Networks

Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 15)


The dynamic of a production network is modeled by a coupled system of ordinary differential delay equations. Distribution and order policies are determined by an optimization problem for maximizing the profit of the production line.


Supply Chain Money Supply Supply Network Production Network Delay Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsTU KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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