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Title: A two-stage optimization model for tactical planning in fresh fruit supply chains: A case study of Kullu, India
Authors: Trivedi, Ashish
Sohal, Ajay
Joshi, Sudhanshu
Sharma, Manu
Keywords: Multi-stage model
Transportation
Fresh fruit supply chain
Optimization
Issue Date: 1-May-2021
Publisher: International Journal of Supply and Operations Management, Kharazmi University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Citation: Trivedi, A., Sohal, A., Joshi, S., & Sharma, M. (2021). A two-stage optimization model for tactical planning in fresh fruit supply chains: A case study of Kullu, India. International Journal of Supply and Operations Management, 8(1), 18-28.
Abstract: In this study, a two-stage mathematical model has been developed that facilitates tactical planning of supply of apples from the various location of farmers to the marketplaces and then to the cold storage facilities. The model enables efficient network planning by finding the most suitable and cost-effective dispatching method operating in multiple stages using a mixed fleet of jeeps and trucks. The model aims to optimize the cost and demand. The paper used a multi-stage model to examine the most effective and efficient route for the supply. Kullu has been taken as the case location, which is famous as key apple production location in India. The lack of infrastructure in the area poses challenges for the farmers to select a mix of both trucks and jeeps to make their goods available in the market. The present paper attempts to address these issues, facilitating an effective transportation planning of apple produce.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10739/4565
https://doi.org/10.22034/IJSOM.2021.1.2
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