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Big Data for Supply Chain Management in the Service and Manufacturing Sectors

Submission Deadline: 31 December 2021 (closed) View: 29

Guest Editors

Dr. Nguyen Van Thanh, Van Lang University, Vietnam.
Dr. Phan Nguyen Ky Phuc, International University, Vietnam.
Dr. Kittisak Jermsittiparsert, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand.


Nowadays, as the world is becoming heavily integrated, supply chains are becoming more vulnerable to disruptions such as pandemics and natural disasters. Furthermore, the mounting pressure of environmental and socio-economic problems is becoming more apparent.

These issues, coupled with the ever changing and growth of technologies, are creating new and exciting challenges for modern supply chains when the integration between physical and cyber systems, as well as resilience to unpredictable events, are becoming decisive to organizations’ operational and long-term success.

This special issue is opening for leading researchers, educators, software developers, and practitioners to discuss current issues, share ideas and experiences on the latest development in the field of Industrial System Engineering, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Management Science.


Modeling, and engineering of designing and manufacturing
Smart logistics and green mobility
Closed loop Supply chains
Green Sourcing and Procurement
Reverse Manufacturing and Logistics
Logistics for Healthcare Systems
Sustainability in logistics and supply chains
Novel automation, information, and data architectures on the design of logistics systems and supply chains
Intelligent transportation and distribution systems: theory and application
Automation and Informatics for Intelligent Transportation Systems
Port, supply chain and warehouse of the future
Distribution Strategies & packing management
Logistics Planning and Control
Optimization of Logistics & SCM Systems
Inventory Management
Decision Support Systems for Logistics & SCM
E-logistics, E-supply chain, Last mile delivery problems
IoTs applications in SCM
Operation research/ Optimization
Modeling, Simulation in Supply chains and Industrial Systems
Scheduling in manufacturing & service systems

Published Papers

  • Open Access


    Optimization Model in Manufacturing Scheduling for the Garment Industry

    Chia-Nan Wang, Yu-Chen Wei, Po-Yuk So, Viet Tinh Nguyen, Phan Nguyen Ky Phuc
    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.71, No.3, pp. 5875-5889, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2022.023880
    (This article belongs to the Special Issue: Big Data for Supply Chain Management in the Service and Manufacturing Sectors)
    Abstract The garment industry in Vietnam is one of the country's strongest industries in the world. However, the production process still encounters problems regarding scheduling that does not equate to an optimal process. The paper introduces a production scheduling solution that resolves the potential delays and lateness that hinders the production process using integer programming and order allocation with a make-to-order manufacturing viewpoint. A number of constraints were considered in the model and is applied to a real case study of a factory in order to view how the tardiness and lateness would be affected which More >

  • Open Access


    Flow-Shop Scheduling with Transportation Capacity and Time Consideration

    Chia-Nan Wang, Glen Andrew Porter, Ching-Chien Huang, Viet Tinh Nguyen, Syed Tam Husain
    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.70, No.2, pp. 3031-3048, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2022.020222
    (This article belongs to the Special Issue: Big Data for Supply Chain Management in the Service and Manufacturing Sectors)
    Abstract Planning and scheduling is one of the most important activity in supply chain operation management. Over the years, there have been multiple researches regarding planning and scheduling which are applied to improve a variety of supply chains. This includes two commonly used methods which are mathematical programming models and heuristics algorithms. Flowshop manufacturing systems are seen normally in industrial environments but few have considered certain constraints such as transportation capacity and transportation time within their supply chain. A two-stage flowshop of a single processing machine and a batch processing machine are considered with their capacity… More >

  • Open Access


    Two-Stage Production Planning Under Stochastic Demand: Case Study of Fertilizer Manufacturing

    Chia-Nan Wang, Shao-Dong Syu, Chien-Chang Chou, Viet Tinh Nguyen, Dang Van Thuy Cuc
    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.70, No.1, pp. 1195-1207, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2022.019890
    (This article belongs to the Special Issue: Big Data for Supply Chain Management in the Service and Manufacturing Sectors)
    Abstract Agriculture is a key facilitator of economic prosperity and nourishes the huge global population. To achieve sustainable agriculture, several factors should be considered, such as increasing nutrient and water efficiency and/or improving soil health and quality. Using fertilizer is one of the fastest and easiest ways to improve the quality of nutrients inland and increase the effectiveness of crop yields. Fertilizer supplies most of the necessary nutrients for plants, and it is estimated that at least 30%–50% of crop yields is attributable to commercial fertilizer nutrient inputs. Fertilizer is always a major concern in achieving… More >

  • Open Access


    Improving Supply Chain Performance Through Supplier Selection and Order Allocation Problem

    Chia-Nan Wang, Ming-Cheng Tsou, Chih-Hung Wang, Viet Tinh Nguyen, Pham Ngo Thi Phuong
    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.70, No.1, pp. 1667-1681, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2022.019833
    (This article belongs to the Special Issue: Big Data for Supply Chain Management in the Service and Manufacturing Sectors)
    Abstract Suppliers play the vital role of ensuring the continuous supply of goods to the market for businesses. If businesses do not maintain a strong bond with their suppliers, they may not be able to secure a steady supply of goods and products for their customers. As a result of failure to deliver products, the production and business activities of the business can be delayed which leads to the loss of customers. Normally, each trading enterprise will have a variety of commodity supply chains with multiple suppliers. Suppliers play an important role and contribute to the… More >

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