A fuzzy goal programming approach with priority for channel allocation problem in steel industry

  title={A fuzzy goal programming approach with priority for channel allocation problem in steel industry},
  author={Kune-Muh Tsai and Shiau-Yuan You and Yu-Hsin Lin and Chih-Hung Tsai},
  journal={Expert Syst. Appl.},
A model is presented to address a steel supplier’s channel allocation problem that includes decisions of channel mix and capacity allocation for each distribution channel. The problem has been formulated as a fuzzy mixed integer multiple goal programming problem that includes business competitive advantages such as maximizing net profits, minimizing the rate of end user claims, and minimizing the rate of late lading, and is subject to constraints regarding manufacturing capacity, customer’s… CONTINUE READING
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