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  • Bruchon, Matthew Bremer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    In order to meet EU mandates, the island nation of Cyprus must raise penetration of renewable energy from roughly 5% in 2013 to 16% in 2020. This means Cyprus will need economical ways of balancing intermittency, a special ...
  • Atlee, Jennifer Robinson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    In the past 15 years corporations and governments have developed a growing appreciation of the need for "sustainability" and have worked the term into their goals, strategy and mission statements. Despite extensive efforts ...
  • Dalquist, Stephanie K. (Stephanie Kay), 1981- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    Brazil's transformation from an agriculturally-based colonial economy to an industrial republic spans seven decades - from the 1930s to the present - with three rapid growth phases which were each followed by economic and ...
  • Dobrusky, Fernando G. (Fernando Gabriel), 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    The objective of this thesis is to define an optimal distribution network for Argentina using Cross Docking Centers. The products to be delivered are in a Central Warehouse in Buenos Aires, the main city and port of ...
  • Weiss, Rebecca (Rebecca Jennifer) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Uncertainty and risk are obstacles that nearly all policy-makers encounter during their careers. However, evaluating uncertainty and risk can be difficult since these concepts may be broadly defined. This may result in ...
  • Patel, Jalpa (Jalpa N.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Some of the biggest challenges in the retail sourcing lie in predicting demand for a new article and making purchase decisions such as quantity, source, transportation mode and time of the order. Such decisions become more ...
  • Gimlin, Richard James (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Over the past several years and into the foreseeable future, Amgen has been experiencing substantial SKU/DFU proliferation. Formerly, Amgen focused primarily on the North American and other developed markets (low to medium ...
  • Schlanser, Matthew R. (Matthew Ross) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This project centered on inventory optimization for operative custom surgical packs and soft good supplies for Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a 947-bed medical center. Custom surgical packs are used in every surgical ...
  • Silver, Jeffrey L. (Jeffrey Lee), 1962- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    The freight brokerage industry in North America was born of the deregulation of the trucking industry in 1982. In the two decades since, the industry has grown from nothing to $50 Billion in revenue. In the beginning, ...
  • Liang, Kelly (Kelly JieRu) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    Transfer price is an important field of study for profit maximization. As more multinational enterprises (MNEs) are involved in global trading in the recent decades, the objective to set an optimized transfer price is more ...
  • Li, Zhipeng (Zhipeng Simon) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    Online purchasing is now popular following the growth of E-business. Retailers ordering online will get the exact delivery date of goods for their better management of sales operations. Suppliers should keep their competence ...
  • McGill, Eric Andrew (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    Product development processes are inherently complex sets of activities that involve a vast number of connections between participants. Engineers, designers, marketers, financial analysts, and manufacturers all have to ...
  • Khandekar, Sachin; Titova, Aleksandra (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    FoodCo is a leading foods company that has reputed brands and global operations with revenues in excess of USD 5Bn. Although FoodCo's sales to Small Format Stores (SFS) customers are a small part of the overall sales, it ...
  • Lee, Tae Whee; Po, Ronald (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    Each week, FruitCo (FC) ships over a thousand containers of fresh fruits to its various port facilities in the US. Once the containers arrive at the port, approximately half of these containers are received by customers ...
  • An, Yimin, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Srethapakdi, Samuel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    This research investigates the order promising and fulfillment and customer and channel collaboration functions of a company. In addition to presenting more precise definitions, we identify and analyze current and emerging ...
  • Rashid, Faaiza (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    Systems engineering efforts are becoming increasingly complex, novel and interdependent, making traditional systems engineering approaches only partially applicable to such efforts. Consequently, a new discipline is emerging ...
  • Abdimomunova, Leyla (Leyla M.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Enterprise transformation is a dynamic process that builds upon and affects organizational processes. Organizational assessment plays critical role in planning and execution of enterprise transformation. It allows the ...
  • Taherian, Homayoun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Continuous increases in transportation costs on one hand and companies' desire to reduce inventories and receiving costs on the other hand, have been forcing shippers to come up with innovative ways in tackling these two ...
  • Malli Mohan, Karthikeyan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Microelectronic devices traditionally were manufactured by companies that both designed and produced integrated chips. This process was important in 1970's and 1980's when the manufacturing processes required tweaking the ...
  • Christensen, Daniel D. (Daniel David) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Over the last three decades, manufacturing companies have come to recognize the value of institutionalizing continuous improvement efforts. Most of them look to Toyota as a leader in this area and have taken Toyota's model ...
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