A Proposal of Order Planning Methodology Focusing on Information Sharing with Negotiation Mechanism among Alliance Companies in Supply Chain
Shota Suginouchi, Toshiya Kaihara, Nobutada Fujii, Daisuke Kokuryo, Satoshi Yoshida, Yasutaka Koga
This paper presents a method which achieves an optimal order planning using a combinatorial acution which is an autonomous distributed technique. In many actual situation, each company which constitutes the supply chain cannot disclose confidential information to other companies. Especially this study focuses sharing information kept by the alliance companies. Numerical experiments are performed for evaluating the effectiveness of the proposed method.