Cluster Computing

, Volume 22, Supplement 3, pp 6807–6815 | Cite as

Evolution model and simulation of logistics outsourcing for manufacturing enterprises based on multi-agent modeling

  • Bo YangEmail author
  • Yan’an Chen


The outsourcing of manufacturing enterprises can effectively enhance core competitiveness and respond to market quickly with the help of third-party logistics enterprises. Based on the theory of evolutionary game theory, this paper establishes the payment matrix of logistics outsourcing cooperation between manufacturing enterprises and third-party logistics enterprises, and then makes dynamic analysis of outsourcing to obtain the evolutionary stability strategy. Using multi-agent establishes simulation model on NetLogo simulation platform and combining reality of reality into the numerical simulation analysis. Combination of theory and Practice analyze logistics outsourcing of manufacturing enterprise. Finally, according to the model simulation results, manufacturing enterprises and third-party logistics enterprises are proposed to improve measures to promote the joint development of manufacturing enterprises and third-party logistics enterprises.


Outsourcing Evolution game Multi-agent model 



This work was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation project (71640022 and 71361011), the Jiangxi Province Social Science “Twelfth Five Year Plan” project (15TQ04).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.JiangXi University of Finance, Economics of Information ManagementNanchangChina

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