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Volume 18 article 719 pages: 505 - 509
In a recent study, a manufacturing batch-size and end-product shipment problem with outsourcing, multi-shipment,
and rework was investigated using mathematical modeling and derivatives in its solution procedure. This study
demonstrates that a simplified two- phase algebraic approach can also solve the problem and decide the cost-minimization
policies for batch-size and end-product shipments. Our proposed straightforward solution approach enables
the practitioners in the production planning and controlling filed to comprehend and efficiently solve the best replenishing
batch-size and shipment policies of this real problem.
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