ANALYZING THE BULLWHIP EFFECT IN AFTER-SALES SPARE PARTS SUPPLY CHAINS IN TELECOM FIRMS, A COMPLEX SYSTEM APPROACH

Ricardo Tejeida-Padilla, Mauricio Flores-Cadena, Oswaldo Morales-Matamoros

Abstract


Complex system science is a new field into the interdisciplinary disciplines. Different phenomena have been studied under this approach. In this paper, we analyzed the bullwhip effect in an after-sales spare part closed loop supply chain in telecom firms. The system is analyzed using tools of fractal analysis.

Keywords


Complex systems, bullwhip effect, supply chains, telecom industry

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