Impact of Assignment , Inventory Policies and Demand Patterns on Supply Chain Performance

  • T. Ahmed Al-Hawari, S. Mumani A. Khrais
  • Published 2013


A simulation model is built to analyse the performance of a four-level/three-product supply chain composed of a retailer, distributor, manufacturer and supplier. The effects of assignment policies; preferred, cyclical and random, were analysed in combination with various factors such as inventory policies; continuous review (r, Q) and periodic review (T, S… (More)

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