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n Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences - Information distortion in supply chain : a simulation approach to quantifying the bullwhip effect

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2141-7024
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Abstract

Supply chain exists due to the fact that it is difficult for any company to provide all that is required from raw materials to final products and at the same time get the products to the end users. Successful supply chain management requires a change from managing individual functions to integrating activities into key supply chain process; hence, accurate information is of essence. One of the key factors that can adversely affecteffective and efficient supply chain process is information distortion. Demand forecasting and ordering policies have been recognized as two key causes of bullwhip effect in supply chain management. This study explored the simulation approach in quantifying the effect of bullwhip in supply chain, using various forecasting methods.

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2011-04-01
2019-09-20

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