ISSN 2587-814X (print),
ISSN 2587-8158 (online)

Russian version: ISSN 1998-0663 (print),
ISSN 2587-8166 (online)

Rodion Rogulin 1,2
  • 1 Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service, 41, Gogolya Street, Vladivostok 690014, Russia
  • 2 Far Eastern Federal University, 10, Ajax Bay, Russky Island, Vladivostok 690922, Russia

A model for optimizing plans for procurement of raw materials from regions of Russia in a timber-processing enterprise

2020. No. 4 Vol.14. P. 19–35 [issue contents]
In this paper a model for the formation of sustainable supply chains of raw materials for a timber processing complex is proposed. The model allows one to optimize the plan of purchases from the Russian Commodity Exchange, as well as the plan of manufacturing finished products. The model presents the task of mathematical programming, whereby the company’s profit is used as the objective function, and the input data include the forecasted values ​​of structure and volumes of offers available on the Russian Commodity Exchange, as well as demand for finished products. The recurrence dependencies of the model describe the flow of raw materials at the enterprise’s warehouse, taking into account revenues from purchased lots, transportation time and consumption of resources that are required for production of simulated volumes of products. Constraints of the model represent formalization of the limited flow of financial resources, taking into account sales and warehouse characteristics. The optimization task deals with variables including volumes of daily output of finished products according to a given nomenclature, as well as variables that specify the inclusion of lots into the portfolio of applications purchased on the exchange. The model solution is found using the branch and bound method with preliminary clipping based on the modified Chvatal–Gomory method. One example considers formation of optimal plans for the purchase and sales in a timber processing complex located in the Primorsky Territory (Russia), which does not have its own forest plots providing production with raw materials. The usefulness of the interaction of the enterprise with the timber department of the commodity and raw materials exchange is assessed.

Citation: Rogulin R.S. (2020) A model for optimizing plans for procurement of raw materials from regions of Russia in a timber-processing enterprise. Business Informatics, vol. 14, no 4, pp. 19–35. DOI: 10.17323/2587-814X.2020.4.19.35
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