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Order Promising Process for Supply Chains with Lack of Homogeneity in the Product

  • Maria del Mar Eva Alemany DíazEmail author
  • Andrés Boza
  • Angel Ortiz
  • Raúl Poler
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)

Abstract

Traditionally, during the Order Promising Process (OPP), the homogeneity of different available units of the same finished good to be committed to customers has been assumed. However, this assumption is not valid for manufacturing contexts with Lack of Homogeneity in the Product (LHP). In this paper, special LHP-dimensions that affect the OPP are outlined. Based on them, specific LHP availability and allocation rules are defined.

Keywords

Lack of homogeneity in the product Order promising process 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This research has been carried out in the framework of the project funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Ref. DPI2011-23597) and the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Ref. PAID-06-11/1840) entitled “Methods and models for operations planning and order management in supply chains characterized by uncertainty in production due to the lack of product uniformity” (PLANGES-FHP).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria del Mar Eva Alemany Díaz
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andrés Boza
    • 1
  • Angel Ortiz
    • 1
  • Raúl Poler
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Investigación de Gestión e Ingeniería de la Producción (CIGIP)Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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