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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Khamsi, Cyril; Stolear, Veronica (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    To be competitive, businesses must make supply network design decisions, but often with only limited information and under uncertain conditions. How can an organization understand trade-offs between supply network decisions, ...
  • Chung, Peter Wontae; Zhang, Tao (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The United States has one of the safest drug supply chains in the world. However, its security is threatened by new challenges such as counterfeit, diverted, and illegally imported drugs. To counter the new challenges, the ...
  • Chen, Stephanie Hsuan-Chia; Han, Eunji (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Order-picking is an integral operation in warehouses and distribution centers (DC), consuming considerable operating resources and expenses. Numerous studies have attempted to optimize the efficiency and reduce the cost ...
  • Bi, Peng, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Kurup, Remya Pushpangatha (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The oil and gas industry is very volatile; it is characterized by unpredictable cycles of sharp rises and plunges in oil prices. This cyclical nature presents a huge challenge for companies that are operating in the industry. ...
  • Brocks, Michael Patrick; Trujillo Castañeda, Renzo Eliseo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Recent advances in technological capability and economics have opened up a new world of capability known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The Internet of Things is the concept that all machines can be connected to the ...
  • Law, Chan How (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This thesis analyzes the impact on prices and capacity of trucking industry due to the introduction of ELD mandate. This mandate requires truck drivers to record their working hours in a specified electronic device instead ...
  • Mok, Sze Xin; Moretto, Ruggero (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The company sponsoring our project is a leading chemical manufacturer, supplying a wide range of products on a global scale. One of the most interesting lines of business the company operates is to supply specialty chemicals ...
  • Chen, Xiaojia (Xiaojia Amy); Tsai Yang, Shang Lin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Multi-stop truckload has been gaining importance in recent years as part of a shift away from Less-than-truckload freight. In our research, we sought to understand how the price and carrier behavior vary as the number of ...
  • Rajan, Ranjani; Wang, Ying (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The Hershey Company faces a risk of obsolescence across its supply chain as it follows the First In First Out (FIFO) technique at its manufacturing plant distribution center instead of distributing goods based on either ...
  • Rajendran, Krishna (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    What are the key store related parameters that drive sales for large retail chains? This question has become increasingly important to Lojas Americanas, the sponsor company. In the last few years, the company has expanded ...
  • Zamcheck, Abraham Moses (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This study addresses a medical device company's need to relicense its products for export after declaring a new legal manufacturer. New license applications are approved at an unknown date with increasing probability within ...
  • Rassey, Richard Koury; Zheng, Yong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Retailers must coordinate inbound shipments from a large number of vendors. In order to manage capacity, retailers need to have a system to prioritize inbound loads with capacitated carriers. This practice creates a ...
  • Nigam, Alankrita (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The unpredictable demand pattern during promotions leads to lost sales incurred due to frequent stock-outs, affecting the revenue and the brand of both the manufacturer and the retailer. The research focuses on finding out ...
  • Braud, Jason Alexander, 1984-; Gong, Siqi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Supply chains are exposed to a variety of risks as they become more complex and geographically diverse. Disruptions due to these risks can be costly. Companies cannot hope to mitigate all of their supply chain risks. In ...
  • Chandra, Vikash, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Tulley, Michael (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    What is the appropriate raw material inventory strategy for a make-to-order manufacturing company? As companies grow in size and the business environment changes over time, many companies adapt their operating policies to ...
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