Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Stochastic Inventory Model for Minimizing Blood Shortage and Outdating in a Blood Supply Chain under Supply and Demand Uncertainty

Table 1

Input parameters for the base case setting.

Input parameterValues

Total days over time horizon300
Total number of scenarios100

Hospitals/blood centerHospital 1Hospital 2Blood center

Lead time (days)125
Review period (days)111
Fixed cost of procurement per shipment1132251125
Inventory holding cost per unit per day130130108
Variable purchasing cost per unit ($)650650538
Shortage cost per unit ($)325032502690
Outdating cost per unit ($)650650538
Platelet demand/supply distribution

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