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Research on Supply Chain Coordination of TPL Supplier Participation

DOI: 10.4236/jssm.2011.41001    4,876 Downloads   9,577 Views   Citations


This paper used the Game Theory to research how to coordinate a kind of supply chain, which is made up of a dominant manufacturer, a TPL supplier and some retailers. It also discussed the node enterprises’ decision models in three situations: no coordination, partly coordination and all coordination based on symmetric information and proved system’s profit was optimal in the situation of all coordination. And then some ways of profit distribution were laid out. Finally, verified the validity of the models and ways of profit distribution through examples.

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Y. Liang, X. Zuo and H. Lei, "Research on Supply Chain Coordination of TPL Supplier Participation," Journal of Service Science and Management, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2011, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.4236/jssm.2011.41001.


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