Perishable inventory management system with a minimum volume constraint

@article{Shen2011PerishableIM,
  title={Perishable inventory management system with a minimum volume constraint},
  author={Zhihong Shen and Maged M. Dessouky and Fernando Ord{\'o}{\~n}ez},
  journal={JORS},
  year={2011},
  volume={62},
  pages={2063-2082}
}
The federal government maintains large quantities of medical supplies in stock as part of its Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) to protect the American public in case of a public health emergency. Managing these large perishable inventories effectively can help reduce the cost of the SNS and improves national security. In this paper, we propose a modified Economic Manufacturing Quantity (EMQ) model for perishable inventory with a minimum volume constraint, which is applicable to managing the… CONTINUE READING
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