MRP Offsetting for Assembly Systems with Random Component Delivery Times: A Particular Case

  • Mohamed-Aly Louly
  • Alexandre Dolgui
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 338)


This paper considers component supply planning for assembly systems where several types of components are needed to produce one finished product. The actual component lead times have random deviations. The aim of this study is to find the optimal MRP offsetting when the Periodic Order Quantity (POQ) policy is used. The proposed model and algorithms minimize the sum of the setup and average holding costs for the components, while satisfying a desired service level for finished product.


Assembly Systems Inventory Control Stochastic Component Lead Times Periodic Order Quantity MRP offsetting 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed-Aly Louly
    • 1
  • Alexandre Dolgui
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Engineering - Industrial Engineering DepartmentKing Saud UniversityRiyadhKingdom of Saudi Arabia
  2. 2.Centre for Industrial Engineering and Computer ScienceEcole des Mines de Saint-ÉtienneSaint Etienne Cedex 2France

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