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Industrial insights into lot sizing and schedulingmodeling


Bernardo Almada-Lobo

Alistair Clark


Pedro Amorim


© 2015 Brazilian Operations Research Society. Lot sizing and scheduling by mixed integer programming has been a hot research topic inthe last 20 years. Researchers have been trying to develop stronger formulations, as well as to incorporatereal-world requirements from different applications. This paper illustrates some of these requirements anddemonstrates how small- and big-bucket models have been adapted and extended. Motivation comes fromdifferent industries, especially from process and fast-moving consumer goods industries.


Almada-Lobo, B., Clark, A., Guimarães, L., Figueira, G., & Amorim, P. (2015). Industrial insights into lot sizing and schedulingmodeling. Pesquisa Operacional, 35(3), 439-464.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Nov 30, 2015
Publication Date Sep 1, 2015
Journal Pesquisa Operacional
Print ISSN 0101-7438
Electronic ISSN 1678-5142
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 35
Issue 3
Pages 439-464
Keywords lot sizing and scheduling, mixed integer programming, industrial applications, real-world
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