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A simulated annealing approach for redesigning a warehouse network problem

Rozieana, Khairuddin and Zaitul Marlizawati, Zainuddin and Gan, Jia Jiun (2017) A simulated annealing approach for redesigning a warehouse network problem. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1st International Conference on Applied & Industrial Mathematics and Statistics 2017 (ICoAIMS 2017), 8-10 August 2017 , Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. pp. 1-7., 890 (012109). ISSN 1742-6588 (print); 1742-6596 (online)

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Abstract

Now a day, several companies consider downsizing their distribution networks in ways that involve consolidation or phase-out of some of their current warehousing facilities due to the increasing competition, mounting cost pressure and taking advantage on the economies of scale. Consequently, the changes on economic situation after a certain period of time require an adjustment on the network model in order to get the optimal cost under the current economic conditions. This paper aimed to develop a mixed-integer linear programming model for a two-echelon warehouse network redesign problem with capacitated plant and uncapacitated warehouses. The main contribution of this study is considering capacity constraint for existing warehouses. A Simulated Annealing algorithm is proposed to tackle with the proposed model. The numerical solution showed the model and method of solution proposed was practical.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economics; Integer programming; Numerical methods; Simulated annealing
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Sciences And Technology
Depositing User: Ms. Rozieana Khairuddin
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2018 05:38
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2018 01:17
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/20022
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