Introducing capacitaties in the location of unreliable facilities

  • Albareda Sambola, Maria
  • Landete, Mercedes
  • Monge Ivars, Juan Francisco
  • Sainz Pardo, José Luis
The goal of this paper is to introduce facility capacities into the Reliability Fixed-Charge Location Problem in a sensible way. To this end, we develop and compare different models, which represent a tradeoff between the extreme models currently available in the literature, where a priori assignments are either fixed, or can be fully modified after failures occur. In a series of computational experiments we analyze the obtained solutions and study the price of introducing capacity constraints according to the alternative models both, in terms of computational burden and of solution cost., Peer Reviewed