TABLE 1 Average Quantity Discount
by Product Category Batteries 0.256 Coffee 0.091 Coffee filter 0.279 Engine oil 0.303 Grass seed 0.217 Light bulb 0.145 Paper 0.068 Pen 0.429 Shampoo 0.001 Shaving blade 0.063 Soap 0.306 TABLE 2 Regression Analysis Results (Dependent Variable: Quantity Discount
) Parameter Estimate t-Value Significance Level Intercept -.735 -2.14 .033 Home consumable -.132 -2.77 .006 Product rating .181 2.36 .019 Number of quantity choices .044 5.39 .001 Irregular price format -.059 -1.31 .192 Single product packaging -.011 -.21 .832 Seller is Amazon .221 4.07 .001 Note: F(6, 239)= 9.07; [Ft.sup.2] = .189; p < .01.
Now, we introduce the neutrosophic inventory model under neutrosophic demand and neutrosophic purchasing cost at which the quantity discounts
where w is the optimal value of the wholesale price of the food, D is the demand, and k is the quantity discount
Then when demand fluctuates, how to apply whole units quantity discount
contract should be discussed in handling emergency events and keeping supply chain coordinate [19, 20].
In this section, we review recent production planning models with the following relevant features: stock-dependent demand, variable holding costs, and quantity discounts
. Several models have been proposed for items with stock-level dependent demand rates.
Furthermore, it not only puts forward the revenue-sharing contract based on quantity discount
policy put forward, but also proposes the pure form of the revenue-sharing contract, which has not been discussed before.
Now, consider a simple quantity discount
contract t = ([P.sub.1], [P.sub.2]), where [P.sub.1] is B's payment to S for one unit and [P.sub.2] is B's payment to S for two units.
Table 3 After-Discount Profits for Example 1 Per-Unit PROFITS (Net of Discount) Quantity Discount
Retailer Wholesaler Total System $50 $5,000 $15,000 $20,000 $60 $6,000 $14,000 $20,000 $75 $7,500 $12,500 $20,000 $90 $9,000 $11,000 $20,000 $100 $10,000 $10,000 $20,000 The wholesale price is $280 and the selected quantity discounts
offered from the wholesaler to the retailer apply to orders of 100 units.
The formation of the quantity discount
belief is not necessarily a recent phenomenon driven only by the provision of unit prices.
If this were not the law, then all that independents would have to do in order to get group quantity discount
deals is agree to carry a common "dba."
Third, by supposing only the retailer or the manufacturer bears the effort cost, we propose an improved revenue-sharing contract based on quantity discount
policy, which can coordinate the three-level supply chain.
But the Scottish government plan to bring in minimum pricing for alcohol and a ban on quantity discount