OR/MS Models for Supply Chain Disruptions: A Review
Lawrence V. Snyder
Lehigh University - Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) - Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Management
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management
Amanda J. Schmitt
MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics
Ernst & Young Turkey
November 8, 2012
We review the OR/MS literature on supply chain disruptions in order to take stock of the research to date and to provide an overview of the research questions that have been addressed. We first place disruptions in the context of other forms of supply uncertainty and discuss common modeling approaches. We then discuss nearly 150 scholarly works on the topic, organized into six categories: evaluating supply disruptions; strategic decisions; sourcing decisions; contracts and incentives; inventory; and facility location. We conclude with a discussion of future research directions.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 47
Keywords: Supply Chain Disruptions, Literature Review, Inventory Management, Facility Location, Sourcing Decisionsworking papers series
Date posted: October 10, 2010 ; Last revised: November 10, 2012
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