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In a supply chain, an order often connects a number of companies whose schedules affect the success of the order. This paper proposes distributed supply chain scheduling in the agent architecture instead of centralised supply chain scheduling. The companies communicate through their agents that...
The emergence of advanced information technologies strengthens the capability to the entrepreneur to manage and manipulate data. However, the quality of information, the capability of providing the right information to the right person, and the utilization of information are still in doubt....
The purpose of this paper is to propose a new approach for the supply chain management. This approach is based on the virtual enterprise paradigm and the usage of multi‐agent concept. The base component of our approach is a virtual enterprise node (VEN). The supply chain is viewed as a set of...
Any manufacturing information system today must be able to both “reconfigure” and “reengineer” operations in a cost‐effective way. The objective of this paper is to propose an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system based on the re‐configurable characteristics of material objects (MO) and...
In order to ensure the uninterrupted supply of items, the purchasing manager needs to evaluate suppliers' performance periodically. The evaluation process typically consists of identifying the attributes and factors relevant to the decision, and measuring the performance of a supplier by...
Different entities in a supply chain network operate in a highly interdependent environment when it comes to improving performance of the network in terms of objectives such as delivery performance, quality assurance and cost minimization, etc. In this research, an attempt has been made to...
The purpose of this paper is to show how the concepts of collaborative agents and artificial neural networks (ANNs) can work together to enable collaborative supply chain planning (SCP). An agent‐based supply chain network is decomposed into multiple ANNs in a way that the actual customer...
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