EOQ Models with Two Modes of Freight Transportation and All-Units Quantity Discounts

  • Abraham Mendoza
  • José A. VenturaEmail author
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 197)


This chapter studies two valuable contributions in the literature regarding extensions of the traditional economic order quantity model. In particular, a base theoretical model for a single-stage system over the infinite horizon and two modes of transportation is presented. The transportation options are truckload transportation with fixed cost per truck, less than truckload transportation with a constant cost per unit shipped, or a combination of both modes simultaneously. Then, an extension of this model to include the all-units quantity discount scheme is studied. Exact algorithms are proposed for computing optimal policies for each case.


Optimal Policy Transportation Cost Order Interval Infinite Horizon Economic Order Quantity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial EngineeringUniversidad PanamericanaGuadalajaraMexico
  2. 2.Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing EngineeringThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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