Optimal planning in large multi-site production networks

  title={Optimal planning in large multi-site production networks},
  author={Christian Timpe and Josef Kallrath},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
This contribution describes a general mixed-integer linear programming model based on a time-indexed formulation covering the relevant features required for the complete supply chain management of a multi-site production network. While the actual application is taken from the chemical industry, the model provides a starting point for many applications in the chemical process industry, food or consumer goods industry. In many real world problems certain features just need to be eliminated from… CONTINUE READING