•  
  •  
 

International Journal of Computer and Communication Technology

Abstract

An unmanaged supply chain is not inherently stable. The bullwhip effect occurs when the demand order variability’s in the supply chain are amplified as they moved up the supply chain. Distorted information from one end of a supply chain to the other can lead to tremendous inefficiencies. In this paper it is shown that if the members of the supply chain share information with intelligent support technology, and agree on better and better soft computing technique on future sales for the upcoming period, then the bullwhip effect can be significantly reduced. This paper emphasizes on fuzzy logic technique and discusses its effect on reducing bullwhip effect. It is shown that with the application of the fuzzy logic, the multi-objective problems converted to a single one, which can be easily solved with the proposed methodology. It is also shown that linguistic values can be determined to assess vendors’ characteristics, in order to address, in an accurate way.

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.