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Inventory relief chain model with deterioration and disposal of relief commodity

Chandra Jaggi, Jitendra Singh
2020 Yugoslav Journal of Operations Research  
This paper formulates an inventory-relief-chain (IRC) model with the relief supply chain for the relief commodity distribution.  ...  Our environment can be hit by disasters such as earthquake, flood, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc., and if any happens, organizations (private or government) start to provide facilities for evacuation and  ...  Acknowledgments: We are thankful to the Editors and unsung reviewers for their valued recommendations to improve the paper presentation.  ... 
doi:10.2298/yjor190310009j fatcat:6kpanws65rdd3i365vuavzaxua

Humanitarian Logistics: A New Field of Research and Action

Aruna Apta
2009 Foundations and Trends® in Technology Information and Operations Management  
We define humanitarian logistics as that special branch of logistics which manages response supply chain of critical supplies and services with challenges such as demand surges, uncertain supplies, critical  ...  such conflicts as that in Sudan have exposed the shortcomings in planning for disasters.  ...  I am also grateful to Moshe Kress and Javier Salmeron for their comments and suggestions, and numerous scholars who shared their working papers with me.  ... 
doi:10.1561/0200000014 fatcat:yyxzv7auyvgu3hcbll2yazqpfa

Humanitarian logistics network design under mixed uncertainty

S. Tofighi, S.A. Torabi, S.A. Mansouri
2016 European Journal of Operational Research  
The research is motivated by the urgent need for designing a relief network in Tehran in preparation for potential earthquakes to cope with the main logistical problems in pre-and post-disaster phases.  ...  During the first stage, the locations for CWs and LDCs are determined along with the prepositioned inventory levels for the relief supplies.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported in part by University of Tehran under the research grant no. 8109920/1/12 and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) of UK under grant no.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2015.08.059 fatcat:h4hm4sfr6vcvbcygj5n2bq6gp4

Holding costs under push or pull conditions – The impact of the Anchor Point

Patrick Beullens, Gerrit K. Janssens
2011 European Journal of Operational Research  
The lack of coordination among supply chain members and the local optimization of each member for his own benefits without considering the impact on other members cause inefficiencies in supply chains.  ...  This paper focuses on the coordination of the dynamic pricing and ordering decisions of a perishable product, where the product has a lifetime of two periods.  ...  chain design in the name of risk management, business continuity planning, crisis management, and disaster recovery planning.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2011.06.005 fatcat:rpilnlihzfg5zps66qehd4rrxq

A secure and efficient inventory management system for disasters

Eren Erman Ozguven, Kaan Ozbay
2013 Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies  
This thesis proposes a novel and comprehensive framework for the development of a humanitarian emergency inventory management system based on the real-time tracking of emergency supplies and demands through  ...  A significant task of planners involved in emergency disaster management is planning for and satisfying the vital needs of the people located in emergency shelters such as the Superdome in New Orleans.  ...  They came up with a realistic model of the time-dependent inventory planning and management problem that could be used for the development of efficient pre and post-disaster plans.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trc.2011.08.012 fatcat:qzgdoz5onzai7hvjfs3pi4h22i

Vehicle Routing Optimisation in Humanitarian Operations: A Survey on Modelling and Optimisation Approaches

Wadi Khalid Anuar, Lai Soon Lee, Stefan Pickl, Hsin-Vonn Seow
2021 Applied Sciences  
A total of 123 papers of the last decade are reviewed and classified under the humanitarian operations of supply and delivery, evacuation as well as rescue operations.  ...  Finally, the trend and future outlook of VRP for the suggested humanitarian operations are discussed and highlighted.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Abbreviations The following abbreviations are used in this manuscript:  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11020667 fatcat:vo7i2wwz7vevvohbzqyn7v72ke

Enclosing rail capacity/punctuality in accessibility measures: a two-step approach by using Data Envelopment Analysis and Analytic Hierarchy Process

Francesco Rotoli, Elena Navajas Cawood, Lorenzo Vannacci
2015 2015 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IESM)  
It is also also a mean toward more efficient and sustainable supply chains and transportation networks, within the city as well as for long-haul intercity exchanges.  ...  We conclude with a number of challenging research directions.  ...  A production supply chain must take into account delays and often deals with late penalties and satisfaction of customers, perishable supply chain must deliver products quickly to reduce losses.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iesm.2015.7380133 fatcat:hbiqir2zo5bejlasdudkjzom2e

The Vessel Schedule Recovery Problem (VSRP) – A MIP model for handling disruptions in liner shipping

Berit D. Brouer, Jakob Dirksen, David Pisinger, Christian E.M. Plum, Bo Vaaben
2013 European Journal of Operational Research  
A major focus in EWO is the optimization of manufacturing plants as part of the overall optimization of the supply chain. Major operational items include production planning, scheduling, and control.  ...  for the optimization of plants and entire supply chains that are involved in EWO problems.  ...  -Optimal Dynamic Tax Evasion: A Portfolio Approach Francesco Menoncin, Economics, Brescia University, Via S. Faustino, 74/B, 25122, Brescia, Italy,, Rosella Levaggi  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.08.016 fatcat:c27kagfnxnhjfbil2rydhjhomm

Monthly Variations in the Profile of Important Steroids during Annual Testicular Cycle in Catla catla: Basic Information for Future Study

Shafaq Fatima
2018 Pakistan Journal of Zoology  
losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses."  ...  The supply chain for fish and fishery products can involve a large number of stakeholders between the fisher/fish farmer and the final consumer.  ... 
doi:10.17582/journal.pjz/2018.50.6.sc3 fatcat:3jad55d4t5gzhpdfpq3tjcgb2i

Pakistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

International Monetary Fund
2010 IMF Staff Country Reports  
coverage, use of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) during a diarrhoea episode, pre-and post-natal care and drinking water supply and sanitation.  ...  To increase competitiveness, agricultural crops and livestock must pass into a value chain and be considered as part of an integrated manufacturing system. 6.9.2 Agricultural (farm) costs of production  ...  Whereas the PRSP projected expenditures show a sharp increase in the health and education expenditure as a percentage of GDP, the expenditure on water supply and sanitation as percentage of GDP reflects  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781455205226.002 fatcat:qorvkmyrs5afxpc27cntpe3rxy

Disaster Relief Logistics: Benefits of and Impediments to Horizontal Cooperation between Humanitarian Organizations [article]

Sabine Friederike Schulz, Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, Frank Straube
The focus is placed on supply chain infrastructure and supply chain con-solidation up to the point of entry, e.g. the first airport or seaport in a disaster-affected area.  ...  A steadily growing number of natural disasters is calling for a more efficient and effective handling of disaster relief operations.  ...  Examples of humanitarian organizations' supply chain designs Humanitarian organizations can be divided into three, to some extent overlapping categories with respect to their supply chain design up to  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-2086 fatcat:qc4fl6u5zjdibhrtrgmw4yq33i

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

International Monetary Fund
2006 IMF Staff Country Reports  
The structure of this Executive Summary follows this logic, and reviews (1) our vision, (2) our context analysis, (3) our strategy and (4) our plan for implementation of the I-ANDS.  ...  This country document for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, dated March 18, 2006, is being made available on the IMF website by agreement with the member country as a service to users of the IMF website  ...  The Government will develop a national rapid response mechanism for humanitarian and disaster response.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781451800265.002 fatcat:thrxj3od4nhvhaot4afmhlodia

Emergency operations scheduling of a supply chain network in disaster reliefs

Hui Dong
Specifically, we focus on the production and distribution of the disaster relief kit, an emergency package used in disaster relief which includes critical resources for coping with the situation after  ...  First of all, a structure is proposed for the supply chain network, assumptions are made, and the general problem of optimally scheduling and operating the supply chain is defined which is NP hard.  ...  The scope of their review includes pre-disaster planning about facility locations, stock pre-positioning, evacuations, and short-term post-disaster planning about resource allocations, commodity flows,  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3vd6wqf fatcat:qfsohalbujce7o4y475pdrzasa

A Review of the most popular Language learning strategies' evaluation instruments

Shohreh Raftari
2012 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
The present article is a review of three most widely used data collection instruments in the field of language learning strategies i.e. self-report inventories, interviews and think aloud protocol.  ...  Acknowledgment We are thankful to faculty members of International Relations at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, National Defence University and the reviewer at University of Malakand Pakistan for validation  ...  of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0837-0440105 fatcat:acflblnbizcvbhzpvuyxiln5d4

"The World's Oldest Trade": Dutch Slavery and Slave Trade in the Indian Ocean in the Seventeenth Century

Markus Vink
2003 Journal of World History  
The third circuit or subregion, the African mainland, Madagascar, and the Mascarene Islands (with a few notable exceptions) remained a relatively insignificant basis of supply for slaves throughout the  ...  Ross Dunn considers the concept of southernization as a useful “post- civilizational narrative” and possible new paradigm: “It is not enough simply to say that there was significant trade among the societies  ... 
doi:10.1353/jwh.2003.0026 fatcat:uhaap2i5gfcz3b43uro7gikqmu
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