Quantifying supply chain ineffectiveness under uncoordinated pricing decisions

Chung Lun Li

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We analyze a multiple-stage supply chain model of a seasonal product with pricing decisions. We develop closed-form expressions for the optimal expected profits of different stages. The results enable us to quantify the loss of supply chain profits if uncoordinated pricing decisions are made by supply chain agents.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-88
Number of pages6
JournalOperations Research Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008


  • Coordination
  • Newsvendor model
  • Pricing
  • Supply chain management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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