Carlos A. Méndez

According to our database1, Carlos A. Méndez authored at least 39 papers between 2002 and 2022.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of five.
  • Erdős number3 of four.



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Optimization of resource flows across the whole supply chain. Application to a case study in the dairy industry.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2022

A stochastic approach for integrated production and distribution planning in dairy supply chains.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2020

A two-stage procedure for efficiently solving the integrated problem of production, inventory, and distribution of industrial products.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2020

Scheduling of flexible manufacturing plants with redesign options: A MILP-based decomposition algorithm and case studies.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2020

A reactive-iterative optimization algorithm for scheduling of air separation units under uncertainty in electricity prices.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2020

Mixed-integer linear programming approach for product design for life-cycle profit.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2019

Integrating decisions of product and closed-loop supply chain design under uncertain return flows.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2018

Robust integrated production-maintenance scheduling for an evaporation network.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2018

Optimizing the inventorying and distribution of chemical fluids: An innovative nested column generation approach.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2018

A decomposition framework for managing inventory and distribution of fluid products by an order-based-resupply methodology.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2017

A heuristic simulation-based framework to improve the scheduling of blocks assembly and the production process in shipbuilding.
Proceedings of the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference, 2017

Robust multi-objective scheduling in an evaporation network.
Proceedings of the 25th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, 2017

Operational planning of forward and reverse logistic activities on multi-echelon supply-chain networks.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2016

A branch-and-price approach to evaluate the role of cross-docking operations in consolidated supply chains.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2015

A MILP-based column generation strategy for managing large-scale maritime distribution problems.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2015

MINLP model for the detailed scheduling of refined products pipelines with flow rate dependent pumping costs.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2015

An iterative MILP-based approach for the maritime logistics and transportation of multi-parcel chemical tankers.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2015

Optimization model for the detailed scheduling of multi-source pipelines.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2015

Solving Large Distribution Problems in Supply Chain Networks by a Column Generation Approach.
Int. J. Oper. Res. Inf. Syst., 2014

Multi-period design and planning of closed-loop supply chains with uncertain supply and demand.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2014

Scope for industrial applications of production scheduling models and solution methods.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2014

Optimizing the design and operation of a beer packaging line through an advanced simio-based des tool.
Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference, 2014

Toward integrated production and distribution management in multi-echelon supply chains.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2013

Managing Distribution in Refined Products Pipelines Using Discrete-Event Simulation.
Int. J. Inf. Syst. Supply Chain Manag., 2012

Improving supply chain planning in a competitive environment.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2012

An improvement-based MILP optimization approach to complex AWS scheduling.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2012

The multi-echelon vehicle routing problem with cross docking in supply chain management.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2011

A novel optimization method to automated wet-etch station scheduling in semiconductor manufacturing systems.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2011

Simulation-based framework to automated wet-etch station scheduling problems in the semiconductor industry.
Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2011, 2011

MIP-based decomposition strategies for large-scale scheduling problems in multiproduct multistage batch plants: A benchmark scheduling problem of the pharmaceutical industry.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2010

Oil-derivatives pipeline logistics using discrete-event simulation.
Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference, 2010

Applying Simulation and Reliability to Vehicle Routing Problems with Stochastic Demands.
Proceedings of the 16th RCRA workshop on Experimental Evaluation of Algorithms for Solving Problems with Combinatorial Explosion, 2009

Optimal management of logistic activities in multi-site environments.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2008

Applying a simulation-based tool to productivity management in an automotive-parts industry.
Proceedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference, Global Gateway to Discovery, 2008

A simultaneous optimization approach for off-line blending and scheduling of oil-refinery operations.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2006

State-of-the-art review of optimization methods for short-term scheduling of batch processes.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2006

An MILP framework for batch reactive scheduling with limited discrete resources.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2004

Dynamic scheduling in multiproduct batch plants.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2003

An MILP-based approach to the short-term scheduling of make-and-pack continuous production plants.
OR Spectr., 2002