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  • Pereira Nunes, Rafaela; Paulino, Ramón (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    A large majority of companies in Latin America are micro or small firms, making them an important part of the region’s economy. These firms are a relevant source of jobs, but a lack of managerial skills and resources ...
  • Ingberman, Aline Blanche Grynbaum; Assavaniwej, Sittipat (2018)
    This project qualitatively estimates the potential impact of 3D printing on the United States metalworking industry. The adoption rate of 3D printing has been increasing in the last few years. On one side are businesses ...
  • Prasad, Rohini, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Malaj, Gerta (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Supply chain visibility is critical for businesses to manage their operational risks. Availability of high quality and timely data regarding shipments is a precursor for supply chain visibility. This thesis analyses the ...
  • Kamareddine, Karim; Yao, Yihong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Large pharmaceutical companies struggle to find innovative ways to reduce work-in-process inventory in their production facilities. In our research, we focus on the tradeoff between inventory and production capacity through ...
  • Li, Xu (2018)
    On-shelf availability (OSA) is key in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry. In this project, out of stock (OOS) patterns are identified, grouped, and analyzed in order to gain meaningful insights to improve OSA. The ...
  • Miller, Ronald Russell; Taylor, Hilary (2018)
    Apeel Sciences has made it their mission to help eliminate food waste. To do so, they are introducing their exciting new product, EdipeelTM, to market. Edipeel is an edible, natural, flavorless coating that, when applied ...
  • Andleigh, Priya; Bullock, Jeffrey Scott (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Traditionally, production and transportation planning processes are managed separately in organizations. In such arrangements, order processing, load planning, and transportation scheduling are often done sequentially, ...
  • Toukan, Mamoun; Chan, Hoi Ling (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    The significance of seaports in enabling global trade and impacting global supply chains require them to operate efficiently. Due to the required interactions, seaports are not only affected by their operations, but by ...
  • Nidhi, Akansha; Riad, Fady (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    The oil and gas industry is characterized by unpredictable boom and busts cycles. Companies must manage capacity to be able to quickly meet increasing demand during boom cycles and survive when oil prices go down. During ...
  • Luo, Sifo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Due to the long lead times and complexity in drug development and approval processes, pharmaceutical companies use long range planning to plan their production for the next 10 years. Capacity planning is largely driven by ...
  • Al Shaqsi, Salim (2018)
    Construction procurement often involves negotiations between many parties over multitudes of components. The process of allocating contracts to suppliers is generally a complex process involving multiple decision makers ...
  • Tsai, Mimi L (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    For many manufacturing facilities, process improvement efforts are a luxury when faced with heightened competitive pressures and a fast-paced work environment where fires are constantly being fought. This need for speed ...
  • Liu, Terry; Fricke, Leonhard Maximilian (2018)
    In response to increasing urbanization, China seeks alternative public transportation methods, such as bike- sharing, which has demonstrated social and environmental benefits. As a result, the number of bike-sharing programs ...
  • Felicio, Geraldine Mae P.; Sharma, Deepika (2018)
    A CPG company is examining its end-to-end supply chain to find opportunities to optimize both cost and visibility. One minimally tapped source of these opportunities is the inbound supply network. This report studies three ...
  • Stempel, Nathan D (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The craft brewing industry in New York State has grown rapidly over the past five years helped in part by New York State legislation called the Farm Brewery Act of 2012. The act imposes agricultural stipulations for breweries ...
  • Covert, Daniel Patrick; Ortiz Millán, Joaquín Alberto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Retail companies struggle to maintain the appropriate levels of inventory on promotional and seasonal items due to management pressure to never be out of stock. Dynamically changing desired service levels during promotions ...
  • Creyts, Christopher Alan; Weisskopf, Nora (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Manufacturers and retailers are increasingly interested in exploring different ways to optimize their fulfillment of e-Commerce orders. An approach that is often considered is drop-shipping, where the manufacturer takes ...
  • Baker, Jeffrey A. (Jeffrey Arthur) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Business forecasting frequently combines quantitative time series techniques with qualitative expert opinion overrides to create a final consensus forecast. The objective of these overrides is to reduce forecast error, ...
  • Stanchik, Anna (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    As supply chains become more global and complex, it increases the importance of end-to-end visibility into the material, information, and financial flows of a firm. This work covers various aspects of supply chain visibility ...
  • García Castillo, Jorge, M.Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    The number of natural hazards has been increasing over the last 10 years. Understanding the impact of natural hazards on retail networks is crucial to make effective planning against disruptions. We used daily sales and ...
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