Product 

Total number and
names 
Lines 

Total number 
Time periods 

Total number 
Product cost 
$/lb 
Cost per product 
Production rates 
Klb/day 
Production of each
prodcut 
Total demand 
Klb/ year 

Demand rates 
% 
Percentage of
total demand per product 
Profit boost for available
capacity 
$/Klb 

Dead inventory cost 
$/Klbhr 

Inventory holding cost 
$/Klbhr 

Safety inventory 

In terms of cycle
length 
Transition times 
hours 
For all products 
Bounds for cycle time 


Tolerance 


Initial or fixed product
assignments 

For each product i
at line l in period t 
Assignment of time slots 

One product to one
time slot or to more than one time slot 
Forbbiden assignments of products
to lines 

Product and line 
Specific product sequence 
hr 
Product that go
together 
Tolerance for convergence 


Maximum gap between bounds* 


Maximum number of major
iterations* 


*for Benders Decomposition only 

