Genetic Algorithm to Solve Multi-Period, Multi-Product, Bi-Echelon Supply Chain Network Design Problem

@article{Dhanalakshmi2009GeneticAT,
  title={Genetic Algorithm to Solve Multi-Period, Multi-Product, Bi-Echelon Supply Chain Network Design Problem},
  author={R. Dhanalakshmi and P. Parthiban and K. Ganesh and T. Arunkumar},
  journal={Int. J. Inf. Syst. Supply Chain Manag.},
  year={2009},
  volume={2},
  pages={24-42}
}
In many multi-stage manufacturing supply chains, transportation related costs are a significant portion of final product costs. It is often crucial for successful decision making approaches in multi-stage manufacturing supply chains to explicitly account for non-linear transportation costs. In this article, we have explored this problem by considering a Two-Stage Production-Transportation (TSPT). A two-stage supply chain that faces a deterministic stream of external demands for a single product… 
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