The French National Research Agency Projects for science

Black Black Boots Latitude Ankle Women’s NOBRAND xC0qZ47wX

ANR funded project

  • Hiking Rise Unisex Black Lowa Kids' High GTX Hi 9903 Milo Boots Limone Nero
Lowa High GTX Boots 9903 Kids' Black Unisex Limone Hi Milo Rise Nero Hiking

Nero Rise Black Unisex Hiking Boots Hi Limone GTX Kids' 9903 High Milo Lowa gqvYS

Ravel Court Clanton Textile Shoes Women's 1HU1T

Supply chain design with an environmental performance-sensitive demand

This project aims to revisit the Supply Chain (SC) design models while considering an endogenous demand sensitive to the environmental performance, which distinguishes our work from existing models where demand is usually modeled as an exogenous parameter that does not depend on the model decisions. Indeed, on the one hand, the environmental performance has become a factor of competitiveness for companies and an important purchasing criterion for customers whether in the context of B-to-B or B-to-C. On the other hand, the environmental performance depends on the decisions undertaken at the design of SC such as location/allocation of production sites, choice of suppliers, selection of manufacturing technologies and transportation modes, etc.

While this project is theoretical research-oriented, we are aware of the necessity of validating our assumptions and models by considering real-worlds situations. Two industrial areas are particularly interesting for us: mechanical manufacturing and food industry. With this objective in mind, we will collaborate with “pôle LUTB”, “pôle Viaméca” and the company Diana Food that accepted to provide us with data and relevant examples.
First, we have to determine the attributes that affect demand. For instance, the carbon footprint is often considered, but it is a shortcut that is increasingly challenged by some comprehensive approaches such as the Life Cycle Analysis. Then, we have to build mathematical equations establishing the relationships between the environmental performance of a product and its demand level. The next step is to integrate the demand functions established in the previous phases in SC design models and to solve these models. Two main categories of models will be considered:

- mixed integer linear programming that can integrate several decisions simultaneously, but often do not allow characterizing analytically the optimal solution,

Cream Trainers TRS Cream Vickka Tiger Gel Asics Natural HC0Zqw- analytical models that are more generic but offer the possibility of integrating complex demand functions and obtaining analytically the optimal solution.
Limone Nero Milo GTX Boots High Lowa Unisex Hi Rise 9903 Black Hiking Kids'

We will use advanced operations research techniques for modeling and solving. Finally, we will dedicate the last step to the validation and experimentation of the proposed models. In fact, we will use our models to show that ignoring the sensitivity of demand to the environmental performance could lead to inappropriate decisions. We will also try to derive insights such as the trade-off between local and international SC when the customers are sensitive to the environmental performance, the impact of customers’ environmental awareness on logistics decisions, the expected gain of a company that takes into account the sensitivity of customers to environmental performance and adapts its SC to meet customers’ requirements, etc.

Nero Boots Kids' Unisex 9903 Milo Limone Lowa Black Rise Hi GTX High Hiking Partners

ARMINES-FAYOL ARMINES Institut Henri Fayol de l'Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne

ESC Rennes GROUPE ECOLE SUP COMMERCE RENNES

Grenoble INP Institut polytechnique de Grenoble

ANR grant: 352 910 euros
Milo Black High Kids' Nero Hiking GTX Unisex Lowa 9903 Hi Limone Rise Boots
Beginning and duration: novembre 2016 - 48 mois
Black Nero Unisex Rise Lowa High 9903 Kids' GTX Hiking Boots Hi Limone Milo

 

ANR Programme: (DS0302) 2016

Project ID: ANR-16-CE10-0007

Project coordinator:
Monsieur Ramzi Hammami (GROUPE ECOLE SUP COMMERCE RENNES)

 

Rise Boots Hiking High Nero GTX Lowa Hi 9903 Black Unisex Milo Limone Kids'  

The project coordinator is the author of this abstract and is therefore responsible for the content of the summary. The ANR disclaims all responsibility in connection with its content.

Nero Rise Black Unisex Hiking Boots Hi Limone GTX Kids' 9903 High Milo Lowa gqvYS Nero Rise Black Unisex Hiking Boots Hi Limone GTX Kids' 9903 High Milo Lowa gqvYS Nero Rise Black Unisex Hiking Boots Hi Limone GTX Kids' 9903 High Milo Lowa gqvYS Nero Rise Black Unisex Hiking Boots Hi Limone GTX Kids' 9903 High Milo Lowa gqvYS Nero Rise Black Unisex Hiking Boots Hi Limone GTX Kids' 9903 High Milo Lowa gqvYS Nero Rise Black Unisex Hiking Boots Hi Limone GTX Kids' 9903 High Milo Lowa gqvYS