Supply chain management issues have become increasingly important to the semiconductor industry over the last two decades due to the global distribution of facilities and increasing numbers of firms specialising in particular stages. This series of three papers reviews the literature on modelling and analysis of the larger semiconductor supply chain. After describing the structure of semiconductor supply chains to provide context for the research efforts, we propose a classification scheme for the relevant literature. The remainder of this paper (Part I) then focuses on Strategic Network Design models for this industry, supply chain coordination through contracting and semiconductor supply chain simulation. Part II discusses Demand Planning, Inventory Management and Capacity Planning, while Part III addresses Master Planning, Production Planning and Demand Fulfilment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4524-4545
Number of pages22
JournalInternational Journal of Production Research
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jul 3 2018


  • future research
  • production planning
  • semiconductor industry
  • supply chain management
  • survey

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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