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On the Bullwhip Avoidance Phase: The Synchronised Supply Chain

Elena Ciancimino, Salvatore Cannella, Manfredi Bruccoleri, Jose M. Framinan
2012 European Journal of Operational Research  
The aim of this paper is to analyse the operational response of a Synchronised Supply Chain (SSC). To do so, first a new mathematical model of a SSC is presented.  ...  Both results have important consequences for the design and operation of supply chains.  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to thank the referees for insightful comments on earlier versions of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.02.039 fatcat:cb3c4cf2sre6lcjnckkimjyc34

On the Bullwhip Avoidance Phase: supply chain collaboration and order smoothing

Salvatore Cannella, Elena Ciancimino
2009 International Journal of Production Research  
One distinctive feature of the Bullwhip Avoidance Phase is the focus toward the efficacy of bullwhip solving approaches.  ...  1970-1989 the development of control theory -1989-1997 the 'beer game ' phase -1997-2000 the bullwhip rediscovery phase -since 2000 the bullwhip avoidance phase.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207540903252308 fatcat:vgtev3y7hrgvvj6rdtmgbuxfmm

On bullwhip in supply chains—historical review, present practice and expected future impact

S. Geary, S.M. Disney, D.R. Towill
2006 International Journal of Production Economics  
We offer evidence on the present "health" of a family of supply chains, and pinpoint much good practice.  ...  In this paper we have identified 10 published causes of bullwhip, all of which are capable of elimination by re-engineering the supply chain.  ...  Present Operational Status of Supply Chains Our contention is that supply chains designed to be seamless in operation should seek to avoid these on-costs arising in the first place.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2005.05.009 fatcat:qaoou4zhergnllvib3oaroqsqq

Modelling oscillations in the supply chain: the case of a just-in-sequence supply process from the automotive industry

Florian Klug
2021 Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft  
Based on the fact that any oscillatory state can be reduced to the phase of the oscillation (phase reduction), a phase space map is generated.  ...  Especially the analysis of synchronisation phenomena with the help of phase space and Arnold tongue representations foster developments of performance measurement in supply chain management.  ...  from the copyright holder.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11573-021-01049-6 fatcat:ihkw7e4yv5c2pgks2t2ipofzh4

Investigating stock-outs in Johannesburg's warehouse retail liquor sector

Amit Govind, Rose Luke, Noleen Pisa
2017 Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management  
The unit of analysis of the study is the highest turnover outlets.Findings: The results revealed that retailers base demand forecasting on judgement and naïve or simple moving average forecast methods.  ...  implications: Retailers can reduce stock-outs by investing in improvements in demand forecasting, synchronisation through collaboration and training of employees.Originality or value: This study provides  ...  Acknowledgements Competing interests The authors declare that they have no financial or personal relationships that may have inappropriately influenced them in writing this article.  ... 
doi:10.4102/jtscm.v11i0.303 fatcat:es3pp723mvhzhbn7fh7iwutheq

Analysis of the Complexity Entropy and Chaos Control of the Bullwhip Effect Considering Price of Evolutionary Game between Two Retailers

Junhai Ma, Xiaogang Ma, Wandong Lou
2016 Entropy  
On the bullwhip avoidance phase: The synchronised supply chain. Eur. J. Oper. Res. 2012, 221, 49–63.  ...  On the bullwhip avoidance phase: Supply chain collaboration and order smoothing. Int. J. Prod. Res. 2010, 48, 6739–6776. 11. Cannella, S.; Ciancimino, E.; Framinan, J.M.  ... 
doi:10.3390/e18110416 fatcat:4gdena2lrrbtjnfmua2oq4md6e

Vendor‐managed inventory and bullwhip reduction in a two‐level supply chain

S.M. Disney, D.R. Towill
2003 International Journal of Operations & Production Management  
The paper concludes that on balance VMI offers a significant opportunity to reduce the Bullwhip Effect in real-world supply chains.  ...  "serially-linked" supply chain.  ...  He concludes that avoidable on-costs range from 10% to 30% (depending on bullwhip source) calculated at the manufacturing stage alone.  ... 
doi:10.1108/01443570310476654 fatcat:unfzbmfyhnfy7e4tssxunbjgfy

Two-phase simulation optimisation algorithm with applications to multi-echelon cyclic planning

Galina Merkuryeva, Liana Napalkova
2010 International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling  
The paper provides illustrative example of the two-phase optimisation procedure applied to generic supply chain network.  ...  policy in multi-echelon environment during the maturity phase of the life cycle of a product.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The presented research is supported by the European Social Fund within the National Programme "Support for the carrying out doctoral study programmes and post-doctoral researches" project  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijspm.2010.032654 fatcat:d4ruqviv3ncdpl5lwgzr6rtztq

Determining inventory service support levels in multi-national companies

G. Don Taylor, Doug M. Love, Miles W. Weaver, James Stone
2008 International Journal of Production Economics  
This project makes its primary contribution to knowledge by measuring the impact, on supply chain dynamics, of applying a representative performance measurement system.  ...  This copy of the thesis has been supplied on condition that anyone who consults it is understood to recognise that its copyright rests with the author and that no quotation from the thesis and no information  ...  system has an impact on the variability of demand up the Supply Chain/the Bullwhip effect.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2008.05.020 fatcat:n25gaqssfzgq3ctukhwoobzjme

The extension and exploitation of the inventory and order based production control system archetype from 1982 to 2015

J. Lin, M.M. Naim, L. Purvis, J. Gosling
2017 International Journal of Production Economics  
gain robust insights into the influence of nonlinear elements on supply chain behaviour.  ...  to forecasting, inventory, lead-time and pipeline to create a 'family' of models, b) adoption of the IOBPCS 'family' to reduce supply chain dynamics, and in particular bullwhip, c) extension of the IOBPCS  ...  constraints and safety stock on the backlog bullwhip in a two-tier supply chain (Hussain et al. 2015) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2016.12.003 fatcat:65t7x6mwdrd4fm3n2piqkpqurm

Supply chain management and logistics complexity: a contingency approach

Peter Wanke, Henrique Correa
2012 International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation  
whether, and the means by which, supply chain managers of large manufacturing companies adopt a contingency approach in their supply chain decisions.  ...  By empirically exploring the correlation between logistics complexity-related contextual conditions and supply chain management (SCM) objectives and decision areas/practices, this study aims to investigate  ...  These can potentially amplify the undesirable bullwhip effect in the supply chain (Forrester, 1961) .  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijleg.2012.051414 fatcat:s24jutvlpfgfxgrju2l4yt2ig4

Business simulation game for teaching multi-echelon supply chain management

Yuri Merkuryev, Galina Merkuryeva, Jana Bikovska, Jonas Hatem, Bram Desmet
2009 International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling  
The game provides an insight into different aspects of supply chain management, i.e. general supply chain mechanisms, as well as non-cyclic and cyclic inventory replenishment policies.  ...  The paper describes the rules of the game, playing process and provides results of the game test sessions.  ...  of 95% and avoid so called bullwhip effect problem.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijspm.2009.032592 fatcat:wbokcd7fw5dy7kubxelfkjhycu

The impact of freight transport capacity limitations on supply chain dynamics

V.L.M. Spiegler, M.M. Naim
2013 International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications  
We investigate how capacity limitations in the transportation system affect the dynamic behaviour of supply chains. We are interested in the more recently defined, 'backlash' effect.  ...  Using a system dynamics simulation approach, we replicate the well known Beer Game supply chain for different transport capacity management scenarios.  ...  In section 2, we review the existing literature on supply chain dynamics and the role of freight transport strategies in supply chain management.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13675567.2013.838012 fatcat:hgfkckborzfrtg6hmmkf3kdlxy

Simulation-Based Analysis and Optimisation of Planning Policies over the Product Life Cycle within the Entire Supply Chain

Galina Merkuryeva, Liana Napalkova, Olesya Vecherinska
2009 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
The paper presents simulation-based methodology for analysis and optimisation of multiechelon supply chain planning policies over the product life cycle.  ...  The presented research is funded by the ECLIPS Specific Targeted Research Project of the European Commission "Extended Collaborative Integrated Life Cycle Supply Chain Planning System".  ...  The main idea of cyclic planning is to use cyclic schedules at each echelon and synchronise them with one-other to keep cycle inventory and total supply chain costs low.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20090603-3-ru-2001.0278 fatcat:gglfmi6itbfojek2y2w6w2riey

Tailored toolkit to enable seamless supply chains

P. Childerhouse *, S. M. Disney, D. R. Towill
2004 International Journal of Production Research  
The aim of this paper is to assist in this process by providing a tailored toolkit to enable a Seamless Supply Chain (SSC) based on the concept of smooth material flow and the associated information flow  ...  What is missing from the equation is a robust, generic, methodology which will help practitioners to plan, execute, and successfully re-engineer supply chains.  ...  Synchronisation of time buckets thought the chain, Rule 6 is of critical importance to all supply chains.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207540410001696014 fatcat:bw4ahjtasvanrgoco67v6amgmi
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