Just-in-Time Production and Distribution of Perishable Goods in Supply Chains
The goal of this project is analyzing planning models for production and distribution of perishable goods. Lot-sizing and scheduling models for the production side are combined with classical VRPs (vehicle routing problems) in order to allow a coordinated planning.
Duration: 2010 – 2012Project consortium:
- Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (project leader)
- Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores de Coimbra
- Fernuniversität Hagen
Funding organization: FCT, Portuguese Science Foundation, (Project: PTDC/EGE-GES/104443/2008)
Contact: Prof. Dr. Christian Almeder