Systemic vision of flexibility analysis on perishables supply chains

  • Andrés Mauricio Paredes Rodríguez Universidad del Valle, Buga
  • Andrés Felipe Salazar Ramos Universidad del Valle, Buga
Keywords: capacity, volume flexibility, perishable products, supply chain.


The Supply Chain Flexibility is determined by the response capacity related to volume and variety due of the change in the preferences of the consumers. This study evaluates a policy for a Supply Chain about the volume flexibility and its relation with a waste factor present in a perishable product. Through Systems Dynamics the distortion in the information due to the waste factor is analyzed and evaluated, as well as the effects of the flexibility decision on the service level afforded to the final client of the supply chain.


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Author Biographies

Andrés Mauricio Paredes Rodríguez, Universidad del Valle, Buga

Estudiante de Ingeniería Industrial, participa en el semillero de investigación en Logística y Producción de la Universidad del Valle sede Buga, Colombia.

Andrés Felipe Salazar Ramos, Universidad del Valle, Buga
Ingeniero Industrial, Estudiante de maestría en Ingeniería con énfasis en Ingeniería Industrial. Docente tiempo completo del programa de Ingeniería Industrial y coordinador del semillero de investigación en Logística y Producción de la Universidad del Valle sede Buga, Colombia.


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