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Carbon Footprint and the Management of Supply Chains: Insights From Simple Models

Saif Benjaafar, Yanzhi Li, Mark Daskin
2013 IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering  
Index Terms-Carbon emissions, carbon footprint, climate control, environmental policy, operations models, supply chain collaboration and coordination.  ...  We describe optimization models that can be used by firms to support operational decision making and supply chain collaboration, while taking into account carbon emissions.  ...  Fig. 13 . 13 The impact of inventory holding carbon footprint on the average inventory held by the firms in the supply chain .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tase.2012.2203304 fatcat:th23vm26a5e2dfymtyrqp4smbm

EOQ Revisited with Sustainability Considerations

M. Can Arslan, Metin Turkay
2013 Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences  
The economic order quantity (EOQ) model is a pure economic model in classical inventory control theory.  ...  We also provide a number of useful insights for decision and policy making practices.  ...  Considering multiple organizations and echelons in the chain and analyzing the terms of coordination among supply chain members with these added environmental and social criteria will possibly reveal new  ... 
doi:10.2478/fcds-2013-0011 fatcat:heqyykeoifbevnrmnzhoznl2p4

Optimization of Integrated Inventory Routing Problem for Cold Chain Logistics Considering Carbon Footprint and Carbon Regulations

Lixia Li, Yu Yang, Gaoyuan Qin
2019 Sustainability  
This paper studies the optimization of cold chain integrated inventory routing problem while considering carbon emissions.  ...  First, the carbon footprint in inventory and transportation process for cold chain logistics is accurately identified and quantified.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank anonymous referees for their remarkable comments and great support by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 71571023).  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11174628 fatcat:4rgr577vkzahrnkavca6cd42z4

Recent Trends in Sustainable Inventory Models: A Literature Review

Suchitra Pattnaik, Mitali Madhusmita Nayak, Stefano Abbate, Piera Centobelli
2021 Sustainability  
, and fixed carbon costs.  ...  Greenhouse gas emissions are increasing global warming significantly, hence the need for manufacturing companies to include sustainability strategies in their supply chain to reduce emissions generated  ...  The cost and carbon emissions of a non-coordinated and coordinated two-echelon supply chain were contrasted by Bouchery et al. [70] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132111756 fatcat:hekyxehwmze3ho4hkahmdljatu

Joint Pricing and Product Carbon Footprint Decisions and Coordination of Supply Chain with Cap-and-Trade Regulation

Yonghong Cheng, Zhongkai Xiong, Qinglin Luo
2018 Sustainability  
This paper investigates optimal pricing and product carbon footprint decisions of the supply chain consisting of a manufacturer and a retailer under cap-and-trade regulation by applying optimization and  ...  price and carbon cap allocated by the government, but also relate to the initial carbon footprint of the product and the decision-making methods in the supply chain.  ...  Section 3 describes the problem and assumptions and solves the optimization models, and then designs coordinating contract for the supply chain.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10020481 fatcat:z5ixi4sar5corjs3b4q6hbw3ly

Discrete Dynamics in Supply Chain Management

Tinggui Chen, Kai Huang, Zhigang Jiang
2014 Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society  
We hope this special issue offers a comprehensive and timely view of the area of discrete dynamics in supply chain management and that it will offer stimulation for further research.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to express our gratitude to all of the authors for their contributions and the reviewers for their effort providing valuable comments and feedback.  ...  In the paper entitled "Optimal acquisition and inventory control for a remanufacturing system, " Z.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/913750 fatcat:6k7nblh4gjcozc6tbcunbt4wfe

The Design of Green Supply Chains under Carbon Policies: A Literature Review of Quantitative Models

Xu, Elomri, Pokharel, Mutlu
2019 Sustainability  
As a result, many enterprises are focusing on the design of green supply chains (GSCs) with research on supply chains (SCs) focused not only on cost efficiency, but also on its environmental consequences  ...  Carbon footprinting of products and services is getting increasing attention due to the growing emphasis on carbon related policies in many countries.  ...  For this review, keywords including carbon emission, closed-loop supply chain, carbon policy, carbon tax, cap-andtrade, carbon offset, carbon cap, green supply chain, and sustainable supply chain are used  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11113094 fatcat:jqgovz7gavaibppf4kja3bx5qy

Emission Reduction Effort in a Low-Carbon Supply Chain: A Coordination Scheme

Ali Sabbaghnia, Jafar Heydari, Navid Salmanzadeh-Meydani
2021 International Journal of Supply and Operations Management  
Not to mention the growing awareness and concern of the consumers about the carbon footprint, leading the researchers to the joint problem of sustainable supply chain coordination and emission abatement  ...  Sustainability and low-carbon manufacturing have been under the scrutiny of the academics and practitioners, along with the governmental and non-governmental organizations.  ...  Surprisingly, joint studies on carbon policies and supply chain coordination are scares.  ... 
doi:10.22034/ijsom.2021.1.6 doaj:fae71729217e440c86a1536446ffdcc3 fatcat:zqsevkz34vcx5on7q7vl33j774

A Decision Support System for Joint Emission Reduction Investment and Pricing Decisions with Carbon Emission Trade

Hongyan Hu, Wenlong Zhou
2014 International Journal of Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering  
Carbon emission trade is one of the most common carbon emission regulation policies, manufactures must take measures to cope with this new situation.  ...  We formulate this problem as a stackelberg game, the manufacture is leader, the retailer is follower, the optimal emission reduction effort and pricing decisions are derived.  ...  Cachon (2014) discusses the impact of the new objective of reducing carbon footprints on supply chain operations and structures.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijmue.2014.9.9.37 fatcat:x3g3c3nxubc2nmowfa45gaq7e4

Green Supply Chain Network Design under Multi-mode Production and Uncertainty

Hassan Heidari-Fathian, Seyyed Hamid Reza Pasandideh
2017 Iranian Journal of Operations Research  
The problem has three objectives including minimization of the total costs of the green supply chain network, maximization of the average safe inventory levels of the manufacturing plants and the distribution  ...  A multi-periodic, multi-echelon green supply chain network consisting of manufacturing plants, potential distribution centers, and customers is developed.  ...  [9] proposed some mathematical models for optimizing costs in a supply chain problem in which the environmental constraints were considered to control the carbon emissions. Azadeh et al.  ... 
doi:10.29252/iors.8.1.44 fatcat:27yu6ribojbedcdtwwxsfxgp2y

An EOQ model with stepwise ordering cost and the finite planning horizon under carbon cap-and-trade regulations

Tzu-Chia Chen, Shu-Yan Yu
2021 Decision Science Letters  
of carbon policy.We further compared the optimal order times with the case without carbon constraint and the order times corresponding to the manufacturer's realization of the minimum carbon emission,  ...  The results show that under the carbon cap-and-trade policy, there is an optimal ordering strategy that minimizes the total cost of the manufacturer in the finite horizon.  ...  As a consequence, how to effectively optimize the inventory of semiconductor product supply chain industry in Taiwan under the constraint of carbon policy has become a research hotspot in the field of  ... 
doi:10.5267/j.dsl.2021.2.004 fatcat:llxf7jejoncvnnrwp3q5tnb6wu

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.  ...  Our results suggest that carbon costs may significantly modify the EOQ ordering policy. We provide estimations on the difference in EOQ with and without built in carbon costs.  ...  Keywords: strategic inventory, experimental economics, behavioral economics, supply chain coordination, fairness THE SINGLE PERIOD INVENTORY MODEL WITH PRODUCT CARBON FOOTPRINT CONSTRAINT Emel Arikan  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2011.06.005 fatcat:rpilnlihzfg5zps66qehd4rrxq

An Integrated Carbon Policy-Based Interactive Strategy for Carbon Reduction and Economic Development in a Construction Material Supply Chain

2017 Sustainability  
To address this research gap, this paper explored the government and SC producer carbon reduction problems associated with integrated carbon trading and carbon tax policies.  ...  on the impact of a single policy on the macroeconomic development of carbon emission reductions, and the mutual relationships between supply chain enterprise operations and government policies have been  ...  Abbreviations The following abbreviations are used in this manuscript: FRV fuzzy random variable GDP gross domestic product GSC green supply chain SC supply chain  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9112107 fatcat:p4gvzllbsjeq3p37gkctuxkytm

Sustainable operations modeling and data analytics

Angappa Gunasekaran, Nachiappan Subramanian
2018 Computers & Operations Research  
in dealing with various facets of operations management.  ...  At the end, this piece outlines future research challenges and potential research opportunities.  ...  Acknowledgements: We are grateful to the two Editors-in-Chief of the Computers and Operation Research Journal for their patience and cooperation throughout the process, especially during  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cor.2017.09.009 fatcat:efuzzp45rnbztkda5ax6tw57rq

Operational Management Implemented in Biofuel Upstream Supply Chain and Downstream International Trading: Current Issues in Southeast Asia

Hoo Poh Ying, Cassendra Bong Phun Chien, Fan Yee Van
2020 Energies  
As the source is disseminated over a large area and affected by seasonality, the potential benefit is highly dependent on other cost and benefit trade-offs along the supply chain.  ...  This review paper aims to assess operational management research methods used in biofuel supply chain planning, including both upstream production and international downstream trading.  ...  [19] developed a multi-period MILP model that proposes optimal bioethanol supply chain design with the account to facility location, process selection and inventory policy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13071799 fatcat:4lr2pkasvjeylp7pafyxlafhu4
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