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Inventory control of supply chain network for reusable packaging leasing enterprises in sharing economy. (Chinese. English summary) Zbl 1449.90026
Summary: The inventory control of reusable packaging materials is an important issue in leasing business management. Firstly, we conducted a real-time analysis of the leasing system for checking if there are available quantities of reusable packaging materials for leasing. Then, combining the three factors, i.e. the system state transfer, the customer selection behavior and the quantity of reusable packing materials, we established a supply chain inventory control model based on dynamic programming by using Markov decision for reusable packaging leasing companies. We designed an intelligent algorithm to solve the control model based on the thinking model of hyper-heuristic algorithm for offline learning. Finally, with the actual data of a reusable packaging material leasing enterprise in Suzhou, we verified the model and the algorithm. The results show that the model and the algorithm are effective and can effectively control the inventory in the supply chain networks of reusable packaging leasing enterprises.
90B05 Inventory, storage, reservoirs
90C39 Dynamic programming
90C59 Approximation methods and heuristics in mathematical programming
90C40 Markov and semi-Markov decision processes
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