Journal article

Disruption risk management in service-level agreements

H Jahani, B Abbasi, Z Hosseinifard, M Fadaki, JP Minas

International Journal of Production Research | Taylor & Francis | Published : 2020


This paper studies the impact of capacity/inventory disruption on a supplier's cost, where the supplier has heterogeneous service level agreements (SLAs) in place with multiple customers (retailers). We compare three capacity allocation policies in the presence of supply disruption, with both full and partial disruption cases investigated. The results show that the two-stage policy outperforms other capacity allocation policies when a disruption is anticipated and that partial disruption is more manageable than full disruption in terms of meeting the SLAs. Furthermore, the supplier is better off to negotiate a longer performance review period assuming the penalty per time unit is fixed. This..

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