Scheduling Models in Supply Chain

  • Harun PirimEmail author
  • Umar Al-Turki
  • Bekir Sami Yilbas
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


This chapter introduces the scheduling models in supply chains. Models of scheduling within production units are discussed for different shop structures and objectives. Such models and solution methods are used as a base for further development across production units with objectives of increasing the synergy resulting from coordinated or integrated scheduling. The chapter briefly introduces some of the basic models in scheduling theory that mostly related to supply chain models followed by some of the basic models in supply chain scheduling.


Supply chain Scheduling Mathematical models Optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harun Pirim
    • 1
    Email author
  • Umar Al-Turki
    • 1
  • Bekir Sami Yilbas
    • 2
  1. 1.Systems Engineering DepartmentKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia

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