A Stochastic Mathematical Programming Approach to Resilient Supplier Selection and Order Allocation Problem: A Case Study in Iran Khodro Supply Chain

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1 Management and Accounting Faculty, Allameh Tabatabaie University, Tehran, Iran

2 Management and Accounting Faculty, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

3 School of Industrial Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran



Suppliers as one of the main sources of vulnerability may lead to disruption and risk in supply chains. Thus, resilient supplier selection can lead to an increase in the resilience of the supply process, especially in automotive supply chains. The goal of this study is to select a set of resilient suppliers and optimal demand allocation in an automotive supply chain under risk. For this purpose, a bi-objective two-stage stochastic programming model is presented. In contrast to previous mathematical models, our model includes a new objective function to consider the supplier’s delivery performance as one of the criteria of resilient supplier selection and also the k-means clustering method is used to cluster and decrease the number of disruption scenarios. In the proposed model, due to the uncertainty of demand, chance-constrained programming approach has been utilized. The augmented Ɛ-constraint method is implemented to solve the presented model. Finally, sensitivity analysis has been done to determine the effect of parameter changes on the final results. The results of the research indicate that contingency planning can reduce the effect of disruption risks. The findings also show that the strategy of the supply chain regionalization is important in reducing the effects of environmental disruption.


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