Cost Optimization of Multi-Level Multi-Product Distribution Using An Adaptive Genetic Algorithm

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Mohammad Zoqi Sarwani, Wayan Firdaus Mahmudy, Agus Naba

Abstract

Distribution is the challenging and interesting problem to be solved. Distribution problems have many facets to be resolved because it is too complex problems such as limited multi-level with one product, one-level and multi-product even desirable in terms of cost also has several different versions. In this study is proposed using an adaptive genetic algorithm that proved able to acquire efficient and promising result than the classical genetic algorithm. As the study and the extension of the previous study, this study applies adaptive genetic algorithm considering the problems of multi-level distribution and combination of various products. This study considers also the fixed cost and variable cost for each product for each level distributor. By using the adaptive genetic algorithm, the complexity of multi-level and multi-product distribution problems can be solved. Based on the cost, the adaptive genetic algorithm produces the lowest and surprising result compared to the existing algorithm

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25126/jitecs.20161218