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Dual-sourcing supply chain coordination

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2 Author(s)
Weigang Zhou ; Sch. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Xiangfan Univ., Xiangfan, China ; Qianqian Feng

This paper studies a supplier-retailer chain problem with dual-soucing channels for the retailer: ordering from the supplier and producing by himself. Customers' demand is assumed to be linear. We And the buy-back contract can not coordinate our model. A numerical example indicates that the buy-back contract is a better strategy for both the supplier and the retailer than the wholesale price contract, and the supplier's participation increases the retailer's expected profit.

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Information and Financial Engineering (ICIFE), 2010 2nd IEEE International Conference on

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17-19 Sept. 2010