International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management 11(2) 2007 is a special issue: Modelling and optimisation of supplier-based manufacturing and management.
* Value chain modelling using system dynamics
* Software agents-enabled systems coalition for integrated manufacturing processes and supply chain management
* AIDEA: a methodology for supplier evaluation and selection in a supplier-based manufacturing environment
* Automatic setup planning: current state-of-the-art and future perspective
* Intelligent planning and control of manufacturing supply chains in virtual enterprises
* A novel function block based integration approach to process planning and scheduling with execution control
* Solving multi-objective cell design problem: an evolutionary genetic algorithm approach