Modeling the Master Plan for Supply Chains with Lack of Homogeneity in the Products

  • Maria del Mar Eva Alemany DíazEmail author
  • Llanos Cuenca
  • Angel Ortiz
  • David Pérez Perales
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


Master Planning of Supply Chains (SCs) with Lack of Homogeneity in the Products (LHP) strongly differs from other SCs. Although LHP affects SCs of different sectors, an absence of a common research body exists. In this paper, the characterization of LHP dimensions for Master Planning and their modeling is described. To validate the proposal an application to the fruit SC is presented.


Master planning Supply chains Lack of homogeneity in the product Model 



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
  • Llanos Cuenca
    • 1
  • Angel Ortiz
    • 1
  • David Pérez Perales
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Investigación de Gestión e Ingeniería de la Producción (CIGIP)Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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