Mathematical Modeling and Distribution Design for Agricultural Products in Bangladesh

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Mohammad Khairul Islam
Md. Mahmud Alam
Mohammed Forhad Uddin
Gazi Mohammad Omar Faruque

Abstract

In this paper, we have formulated a mixed integer linear programming (MILP) model for the distribution design of Agricultural products in Bangladesh. The scheme of distribution is very important for the supply chain network (SCN), which is choosing the suitable distribution center (DC) for the distribution of the products. This study is a real life distribution problem. To developed this model, we have collected data from various market players who are directly or indirectly involved in Agriculture sector. We have to solve this model, by using a mathematical programming language (AMPL). We have verified a multi-stage SCN, which includes producer, DC and customer. Also this model is to optimize profit, allocations of the products and most useable DC which satisfied most of the customer demands. Finally, we can analyze the profit for the uncertainty parameters.

Keywords:
Supply chain, agricultural products, distribution center, optimization, mixed integer linear program.

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How to Cite
Khairul Islam, M., Alam, M. M., Forhad Uddin, M., & Mohammad Omar Faruque, G. (2020). Mathematical Modeling and Distribution Design for Agricultural Products in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Probability and Statistics, 6(1), 34-42. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajpas/2020/v6i130152
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Original Research Article

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