Online Supplement to Inventory Management in a Closed-Loop Supply Chain with Advance Demand Information

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Li Chen

Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Şafak Yücel

Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business

Kaijie Zhu

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Date Written: September 14, 2016

Abstract

We present a simulation study that examines the cost performance of the inventory control and forecasting methods presented in Inventory Management in a Closed-Loop Supply Chain with Advance Demand Information, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2698362. In addition, we describe a case study from the online DVD rentals context to demonstrate the evaluation of the exact service level.

Keywords: Closed-Loop Supply Chains, Multi-Item Inventory Control, Online Rental Systems

Suggested Citation

Chen, Li and Yücel, Şafak and Zhu, Kaijie, Online Supplement to Inventory Management in a Closed-Loop Supply Chain with Advance Demand Information (September 14, 2016). Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2838885. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2838885 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2838885

Li Chen

Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management ( email )

Ithaca, NY 14853
United States

Şafak Yücel (Contact Author)

Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business ( email )

3700 O Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20057
United States

Kaijie Zhu

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) ( email )

Shatin, N.T.
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

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