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    • Building Sustainable Supply Chains in the Era of e-Commerce 

      Gatmaitan, Christian; Yangali Del Pozo, Lisha (2020-07-24)
      Consumer preferences are driving changes within the retail space. E-Commerce is growing rapidly and there are increased pressures on companies to be environmentally friendly, yet still cost-competitive. Therefore, it is ...
    • Demand Forecasting for Ebola Responses 

      Rains, Robert (2019)
      The accelerating global trends of urbanization, interconnectivity, and population mobility are creating the conditions to increase the frequency, severity, and velocity of future outbreaks of high threat pathogens. ...
    • Forecasting Model for Sporadic Distributor-Based Market 

      Elazzamy, Ahmed; Park, Stanley (2019)
      With the evolution of technology, more data became available to observe consumer purchase patterns. Traditional forecast methods used to rely on only shipment history. Nonetheless, due to the accessibility of consumer ...
    • Going Awry: Understanding Transportation Budget Failures 

      Bandaru, Venkateswararao; Dolci, Emilio (2020-07-21)
      The US truckload transportation industry goes through phases of over and under supply of capacity, causing a dramatic impact on freight rates and transportation budgets. External factors like macroeconomic conditions, ...
    • Investigation of potential added value of DDMRP in planning under uncertainty at finite capacity 

      Ducrot, Leo; Ahmed, Ehtesham (2019)
      The Demand Driven Material Requirement Planning (DDMRP) was introduced in 2011 to improve the performance of supply chain planning. The Demand Driven Institute (DDI) reports that DDMRP reduces the inventory levels by 31% ...
    • Joint Replenishment and Base Stock Model for the U.S. Beer Industry 

      Moison, Nathan (2019)
      The United States beer industry operates, by law, under a three-tier distribution network. MillerCoors[SAC1] has made the strategic decision to open distribution centers across the United States to handle complexity while ...
    • Raw Material Minimum Order Quantity Optimization 

      Shenoy, Shilpa; Zhao, Ai (2019)
      The sponsoring company, wants to review their raw material ordering policy and production plan for one of their product segments. This product faces a high degree of volatility in demand and the company currently orders ...
    • Replenishment Policies for Retail Pharmacies in Emerging Markets 

      Chu, Kevin; Pizano, Juan (2019)
      Pharmaceuticals account for over hundreds of billions of dollars of the global annual healthcare expenditure. Inventory management is essential for the financial health of the retail pharmaceutical industry. The retail ...