Table 5: Comparison between independent replenishment and JR-CC policy.

IRJR-CCCost reduction
DE (IDE)Hsu [14]DE (IDE)Hsu [14]

Cost of retailer6700.34604.431.28%
Cost of manufacturer 1931.4354 923.68820.83%
Cost of manufacturer 2673.8471647.32423.94%
Cost of manufacturer 3637.0856636.62000.07%
Cost of the supply chain8942.7*8942.64*6812.06811.9923.83%
Shipment cycle time

Represents the meaning of “the optimal”, which had been hinted in Section 2.2 and Section 2.3.