Consecuencias del efecto Bullwhip según distintas estrategias de gestión de la cadena de suministromodelado y simulación

  1. Campuzano Bolarín, Francisco
  2. Lario Esteban, Francisco Cruz
  3. Ros McDonnell, Lorenzo
Revista de métodos cuantitativos para la economía y la empresa

ISSN: 1886-516X

Year of publication: 2008

Volume: 5

Pages: 49-66

Type: Article

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The Bullwhip effect is one of the main causes of instability in the manage- ment demand process along the Supply Chain. We introduce a model which is able to reproduce different Supply Chain Management Scenarios within a determinate Supply Chain with whichever the levels of this one. The model has been built using Systems Dynamics Methodology and incorporates the main variables which are required for simulating the Man- agement Demand Process (Inventory levels, Replenishment orders, manu- facturing process, forecasting etc.). This paper demonstrates the utility of the proposed model comparing the results offered by two different scenarios namely Traditional supply chain and Reduced supply chain.

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