Simulation-Based Analysis of Integrated Production and Transport Logistics
The purpose of this paper is to present an approach for the integration of production and transport logistics in one original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and to compare its performance with a sequential procedure. Herein, delays in fulfilling delivery due dates in both non-disturbed and disturbed (with oscillating transport time) scenarios will be analysed through a simulation model. The major findings demonstrate that the proposed integrative approach outperforms the sequential one in the absorption of perturbations that can delay the production and transport of orders in production facilities along a supply chain.
KeywordsSupply Chain Production Facility Production Schedule Transport Planning Original Equipment Manufacturer
This research was supported by CAPES, CNPq, FINEP and DFG as part of the Brazilian-German Collaborative Research Initiative on Manufacturing Technology (BRAGECRIM). This research was also supported by a grant from Simio LLC which provided the simulation software used in the computational analysis.
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