Procurement-Distribution Model for Perishable Items With Quantity Discounts Incorporating Freight Policies Under Fuzzy Environment

Sandhya Makkar, Prakash C. Jha

A significant issue of the supply chain problem is how to integrate different entities. Managing supply chain is a difficult task because of complex integrations, especially when the products are perishable in nature. Little attention has been paid on ordering specific perishable products jointly in uncertain environment with multiple sources and multiple destinations. In this article, we propose a supply chain coordination model through quantity and freight discount policy for perishable products under uncertain cost and demand information. A case is provided to validate the procedure.