A Multi–period Model for Managing Used Product Returns

  title={A Multi–period Model for Managing Used Product Returns},
  author={George Nenes and Yiannis Nikolaidis},
During the last decades there has been a consistent need for companies to manufacture “green” products in order to contribute to environmental protection. The utilization of used products (literally, the extension of their useful life cycle) is an excellent, indirect way for companies to conform to this requirement and, at the same time, increase their profit. In this paper a Mixed Integer Linear Programming mathematical model is proposed, which can be used for the optimization of procurement… CONTINUE READING
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