On the global optimal solution to an integrated inventory system with general time varying demand, production and deterioration rates.

*(English)*Zbl 0945.90003Summary: In this paper a unified inventory model for integrated production system with a single product is presented. The production, demand and deterioration rates for the finished product and the deterioration rates for raw materials are assumed to be functions of time. A rigorous mathematical proof which shows the global optimality of the solution to the considered inventory system is introduced. A numerical example that illustrates the solution procedure is included.

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\textit{Z. T. Balkhi}, Eur. J. Oper. Res. 114, No. 1, 29--37 (1999; Zbl 0945.90003)

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