Optimized supply chains, both economically as well as environmentally, are significant instruments to be adopted by companies if they want to succeed in the current competitive world. However, without the support of decision tools to help, at least approximately, the integration of these two aspects in the company's decision making such aim is difficult to reach. The purpose of this study is to develop a mixed integer linear programming model (MILP), which allows the optimization of closed loop supply chains, considering not only economical aspects, but also environmental ones. The model developed was applied to a Portuguese company where their logistic network structure was redesigned.
|Title of host publication||Livro de actas do 15º congresso da APDIO - IO2011|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2011|
|Event||IO2011: 15º congresso da APDIO - |
Duration: 1 Jan 2011 → …
|Conference||IO2011: 15º congresso da APDIO|
|Period||1/01/11 → …|