Uttarayan Bagchi

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The scheduling problem addressed in this paper concerns a manufacturer who produces a variety of product types and operates in a make-to-order environment. Each customer order consists of known quantities of the different product types, and must be delivered as a single shipment. Periodically the manufacturer schedules the accumulated and unscheduled(More)
Let (D,0) represent an inventory model where only demand rate, D, is stochastic; (0,L) where only lead time is stochastic; (D,L) where both are iid random variables and are mutually independent; and C(.,.) the corresponding cost. We show, using a simple multi-period newsboy model and the triangle inequality, that C(D,L) = 2 2 [ (,0)] [ (0,)] C D C L +. We(More)
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