A Modeling Framework for the Planning of Strategic Supply Chain Viewed from Complex Network


Based on the theory of complex network, this paper focuses on the planning of logistics nodes for strategic supply chain. I propose a practical mathematical modeling framework that simultaneously captures many practical aspects but still understated in the existing literatures of network planning problems. Moreover, capacity expansion and reduction sce-narios are also analyzed as well as modular capacity shifts for the fluctuation of demands. So this paper is of impor-tance for the research of network planning in strategic supply chain systems.

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Zheng, J. (2009) A Modeling Framework for the Planning of Strategic Supply Chain Viewed from Complex Network. Journal of Service Science and Management, 2, 129-135. doi: 10.4236/jssm.2009.22016.

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