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Providing a multi-objective programming model for U-shaped assembly line balancing with equipment assignment and task performing quality level

Morteza Khorram; Mahmood Eghtesadifard; Sadegh Niroomand

Volume 20, Issue 67 , February 2023, Pages 1-50


  This paper focuses on a novel model of the U-shaped assembly line balancing problem, in which the objective functions include cost, capacity, and quality. It is assumed that each task requires a set of equipment. In addition, the quality of tasks performed by each worker varies. Hence, the purpose of ...  Read More

Developing an integrated blood supply chain network in crisis conditions considering the concentration of sites in facilities and blood types substitution

Mohsen Jami; Hamidreza Izadbakhsh; Alireza Arshadi Khamseh

Volume 20, Issue 67 , February 2023, Pages 51-84


  In the management of the blood supply chain network, the existence of a coherent and accurate program can help increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the network. This research presents an integrated mathematical model to minimize network costs and blood delivery time, especially in crisis conditions. ...  Read More

project management
Determining critical paths of projects by a new hybrid approach based on developed MULTIMOORA and SWARA methods under consideration of time, cost, quality, risk and safety criteria in an interval type-2 fuzzy environment

Yahya Dorfeshan; Seyed Meysam Mousavi; Behnam Vahdani

Volume 20, Issue 67 , February 2023, Pages 85-119


  Critical path method is one of the most widely used approaches in planning and project control. Time is considered a determinative criterion for the critical path. But it seems necessary to regard other criteria in addition to time. Besides time criterion, effective criteria such as quality, cost, risk ...  Read More

Auto parts supply chain risk assessment and rating models using fuzzy cognitive map and Interpretive Structural Modeling

Mohamad javad Ershadi; Amir Azizi; Majid Mohajeri

Volume 20, Issue 67 , February 2023, Pages 121-158


  One of the major challenges in the automotive industry is facing different risks, especially when introducing new products to meet customer needs. This often leads to difficulties in accurately identifying and adapting to changing methods, designs, new machinery and materials, demand fluctuations, production ...  Read More

Presenting a mathematical location-routing model for the perishable products considering dependency of fuel consumption to the vehicle' loading

Hasan Rabiee; Farhad Etebari

Volume 20, Issue 67 , February 2023, Pages 159-201


  In this study, a location routing model has been considered for the distribution network of multiple perishable food products in a cold supply chain in which the vehicles can fuel at filling stations. Here, the fuel consumption is supposed to vary depending on the loading amount transported between the ...  Read More

Developing Combined Supplier Selection Model Based on non-Supply Risk and Effect of Brand on Demand

Ali Akbar Mohamadian; Masoud Simkhah

Volume 20, Issue 67 , February 2023, Pages 203-236


  Supplier selection is one of the most important problems in the field of management and optimization. It aims to optimize the cost of supply, quality of products and services, and the risk of non-supply, among others. However, existing models often overlook the risk of non-supply and the brand effect ...  Read More

Identifying Factors Affecting the Establishment of Green Supply Chain Management with a Meta-Synthesis Approach

Azam Tariyan; Hessam ZandHessami; Abbas khamseh

Volume 20, Issue 67 , February 2023, Pages 237-266


  The construction industry has always had significant destructive effects on the environment. Utilizing green supply chain management strategies to achieve sustainable construction is an effective approach to reducing environmental damage. In this research, the qualitative approach and interpretive paradigm, ...  Read More