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Strategic hybrid approach for selecting suppliers of high-density polyethylene
(Journal of MultiCriteria Decision Analysis, 2017)
Supplier selection is an important process for companies in the plastic sector due to its influence on firm performance and competitiveness. For a proper selection, a number of criteria from different aspects need to be ...
Using discrete-event-simulation for improving operational efficiency in laboratories: a case study in pharmaceutical industry
(Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2018)
Just-in-time delivery has become a key aspect of pharmaceutical industry when loyalizing customers and competing internationally. Additionally, prolonged lead times may lead to increased work-in-process inventory, penalties ...
Discrete-event simulation to reduce waiting time in accident and emergency departments: a case study in a district general clinic
(Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 2017)
Waiting time is a crucial performance metric in A&E departments. In this regard, longer waiting times are related to low patient satisfaction, high mortality rates and more severe physical health complications. To analyze ...
Solving flexible job-shop scheduling problem with transfer batches, setup times and multiple resources in apparel industry
Apparel industry is characterized by the presence of flexible job-shop systems that have been structured to manufacture a wide range of customized products. However, Flexible Job-shop Scheduling is really chal-lenging and ...