Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 616107, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/616107
Research Article

A Multiobjective Optimization Model of Production-Sourcing for Sustainable Supply Chain with Consideration of Social, Environmental, and Economic Factors

1School of Business, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
2WFI, Ingolstadt School of Management, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, 85072 Eichstätt, Germany

Received 20 January 2014; Revised 31 March 2014; Accepted 4 April 2014; Published 27 April 2014

Academic Editor: Hamid Reza Karimi

Copyright © 2014 Zhixiang Chen and Svenja Andresen. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. Sahlin, “Advancing sustainable development in Sweden,” in Institutionalizing Sustainable Development, chapter 1, pp. 15–17, OECD, Paris, France, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  2. T. Strange and A. Bayley, Sustainable Development: Linking Economy, Society, Environment, OECD Insights, OECD Publishing, 2008.
  3. E. Salim, “The paradigm of sustainable development,” in Institutionalizing Sustainable Development, chapter 3, pp. 25–30, OECD, Paris, France, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  4. DARA, Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 2nd edition, 2013, https://s3.amazonaws.com/daraint/CVM2ndEd-ExecutiveSummary.pdf.
  5. Á. Halldórsson, H. Kotzab, and T. Skjøtt-Larsen, “Supply chain management on the crossroad to sustainability: a blessing or a curse?” Logistics Research, no. 2, pp. 83–94, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  6. European Commission, The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), European Union, 2013, http://ec.europa.eu/clima/publications/docs/factsheet_ets _2013_en.pdf.
  7. ARD, “Der Preis der Blue-Jeans,” [TV report], 2012, http://mediathek.daserste.de/sendungen_a-z/799280_reportage-dokumentation/11398300_der-preis-der-blue-jeans.
  8. F. Willershausen, “Die Modelüge—wie deutsche Firmen produzieren lassen,” Wirtschaftswoche, 2012, http://www.wiwo.de/unternehmen/industrie/ textilindustrie-die-modeluege-wie-deutsche-firmen-produzieren-lassen/7162224.html.
  9. C. Duhigg and D. Barboza, “In China, human costs are built into an iPad,” The New York Times, 2013, http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/26/business/ieconomy-apples-ipad-and-the-human-costs-for-workers-in-china.html?pagewanted=all.
  10. China Daily, “Real cause of tragedy,” China Daily, 2013, http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/opinion/2012-11/21/content_15946621.htm.
  11. R. Dekker, J. Bloemhof, and I. Mallidis, “Operations research for green logistics—an overview of aspects, issues, contributions and challenges,” European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 219, no. 3, pp. 671–679, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. R. Jamshidi, S. Ghomi, and B. Karimi, “Multi-objective green supply chain optimization with a new hybrid memetic algorithm using the Taguchi method,” Scientia Iranica, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1876–1886, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  13. A. Nagurney and L. S. Nagurney, “Sustainable supply chain network design: a multicriteria perspective,” International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 189–197, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. T. Paksoy, E. Özceylan, and G. Weber, “A multi objective model for optimization of a green supply chain network,” Global Journal of Technology and Optimization, no. 2, pp. 84–96, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  15. S.-C. Tseng and S.-W. Hung, “A strategic decision-making model considering the social costs of carbon dioxide emissions for sustainable supply chain management,” Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 133, no. 15, pp. 315–322, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  16. L. J. Zeballos, C. A. Méndeza, A. P. Barbosa-Povoab, and A. Q. Novais, “Multi-period design and planning of closed loop supply chains with uncertain supply and demand,” Computers and Chemical Engineering. In press. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  17. J. M. Cruz, “Dynamics of supply chain networks with corporate social responsibility through integrated environmental decision-making,” European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 184, no. 3, pp. 1005–1031, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Zentralblatt MATH · View at MathSciNet
  18. Y. Bouchery, A. Ghaffari, Z. Jemai, and Y. Dallery, “Including sustainability criteria into inventory models,” European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 222, no. 2, pp. 229–240, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Zentralblatt MATH · View at MathSciNet
  19. C. R. Carter and D. S. Rogers, “A framework of sustainable supply chain management: moving toward new theory,” International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 360–387, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. A. Ait-Alla, M. C. Teucke, M. Lütjen, S. Beheshti-Kashi, and H. R. Karimi, “Robust production planning in fashion apparel industry under demand uncertainty via conditional value-at-risk,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2014, Article ID 901861, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  21. H. R. Karimi, N. A. Duffie, and S. Dashkovskiy, “Local capacity H∞ control for production networks of autonomous work systems with time-varying delays,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 849–857, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. A. Mehrsai, H. R. Karimi, K. D. Thoben, and B. Scholz-Reiter, “Using metaheuristic and fuzzy system for the optimization of material pull in a push-pull flow logistics network,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2013, Article ID 359074, 19 pages, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  23. A. Mehrsai, H.-R. Karimi, and B. Scholz-Reiter, “Toward learning autonomous pallets by using fuzzy rules, applied in a Conwip system,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, vol. 64, no. 5–8, pp. 1131–1150, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. W. Bretzke and K. Barkawi, Nachhaltige Logistik—Antworten Auf Eine Globale Herausforderung, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2010.
  25. World Commission on Environment and Development, Our Common Future, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, USA, 1987.
  26. J. Elkington, Cannibals with Forks: The Triple Bottom Line of 21stcentury Business, New Society Publishers, 1998.
  27. T. Dyllick and K. Hockerts, “Beyond the business case for corporate sustainability,” Business Strategy and the Environment, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 130–141, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. C. Tang and S. Zhou, “Research advances in environmentally and socially sustainable operations,” European Journal of Operational Research, no. 3, pp. 585–594, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  29. B. Cetinkaya, R. Cuthbertson, G. Ewer, T. Klaas-Wissing, W. Piotrowicz, and C. Tyssen, Sustainable Supply Chain Management—Practical Ideas for Moving Towards Best Practice, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2011.
  30. F. Székely and M. Knirsch, “Responsible leadership and corporate social responsibility: metrics for sustainable performance,” European Management Journal, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 628–647, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. S. E. Daniel, D. C. Diakoulaki, and C. P. Pappis, “Operations research and environmental planning,” European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 102, no. 2, pp. 248–263, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Zentralblatt MATH · View at Scopus
  32. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Incidence Rates of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses By Industry and Case Types, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC, USA, 2011, http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshsum.htm#11Summary%20Tables.
  33. H. Mausser, “Normalization and other topics in multi-objective optimization,” in Proceedings of the Fields-MITACS Industrial Problems Workshop, O. Grodzevich and O. Romanko, Eds., pp. 89–101, 2006.
  34. T. L. Saaty, The Analytic Hierarchy Process, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, USA, 1980. View at MathSciNet
  35. T. L. Saaty, “A scaling method for priorities in hierarchical structures,” Journal of Mathematical Psychology, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 234–281, 1977. View at Google Scholar · View at Zentralblatt MATH · View at MathSciNet
  36. indexmundi, “Iron Ore Monthly Price,” 2013, http://www.indexmundi.com/commodities/?commodity=iron-ore.
  37. A. Beresford, S. Pettit, and Y. Liu, “Multimodal supply chains: iron ore from Australia to China,” Supply Chain Management, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 32–42, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Zentralblatt MATH · View at Scopus
  38. MetalMiner, “Steel Production Cost Model,” 2009, http://agmetalminer.com/steel-production-cost-model.
  39. IG Metall, “Tariflöhne: Eisen- und Stahlindustrie,” http://www.igmetall.de/cps/rde/xchg/internet/style.xsl/eisen-und-stahl-loehne-und-gehaelter-913.htm.
  40. ThyssenKrupp, “Nachhaltigkeitsbericht 2009, Duisburg: ThyssenKrupp Steel AG,” 2009, http://www.econsense.de/sites/all/files/TKS_NH-Bericht_2009_dt_0.pdf.
  41. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “How to Compute a Firm's Incidence Rate for Safety Management,” 2012, http://www.bls.gov/iif/osheval.htm.