International Journal of Production Research volume 56, issue 13, P4585-4611 2017 DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2017.1396507 View full text
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Junyi Lin, Virginia L.M. Spiegler, M.M. Naim

Abstract: The combined make-to-stock and make-to-order (MTS-MTO) supply chain is well-recognized in the semiconductor industry in order to find a competitive balance between agility, including customer responsiveness, and minimum reasonable inventory, to achieve cost efficiency while maintaining customer service levels. Such a hybrid MTS-MTO supply chain may suffer from the bullwhip effect, but few researchers have attempted to understand the dynamic properties of such a hybrid system. We utilize a model of the Intel su…

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