A Cloud-based Decision Support System Framework for Order Planning and Tracking

  • Zhaoxia Guo
  • Chunxiang Guo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 241)


This paper presents a cloud-based decision support system framework for order planning and tracking in a distributed manufacturing environment. Under this framework, computational intelligent techniques are employed to generate order planning decisions while RFID and cloud computing technologies are utilized to capture real-time production records and make remote production order tracking. On the basis of this framework, a pilot system was developed and implemented in a distributed manufacturing company, which reported distinct reductions in production costs and increases in production efficiency. The system framework is also easy-to-extend to integrate wider operations processes in supply chain.


Order tracking Order planning Intelligent optimization RFID Cloud computing 


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This work was funded by the Sichuan University (Grant No. SKYB201301) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 71020107027, 71172197).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business SchoolSichuan UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China

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