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    • Unlocking value in healthcare delivery channels 

      Zhang, Qi, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Zhang, Muching (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      Pharmaceutical supply chains are strictly regulated and work within unique constraints. Traditionally, innovator companies that are manufacturing the product have no direct interaction with the end users (treatment sites ...
    • Using K-means clustering to create cost and demand functions that decrease excess inventory and better manage inventory in defense 

      Porter, Danaka M. (Danaka Michele) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      Excess inventory is prevalent in both the armed forces and defense companies; it takes up space and resources that could be used elsewhere. This thesis proposes a method to reduce the excess inventory and associated costs, ...
    • The value of monitoring in supply chains 

      Tiwari, Tarun (Tarun K.); Toteda, Anthony (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      Logistics providers process millions of packages daily and collect an incredible amount of data from these shipments. As new sensors are added to more and more packages, companies will now have increasingly fast access to ...
    • Warehouse network design for a commodity chemicals manufacturer 

      Pornnoparat, Dangfun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
      The choice of the location and number of warehouses is a strategic-level decision that can have a long- lasting impact on a firm's performance. Warehouse locations and their capacities determine how products flow within a ...
    • Water : pricing the priceless 

      Gohil, Rishi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
      Unilever, a large multi-national Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) company, uses water as an essential ingredient in its products and as a critical component in its manufacturing processes. In many instances, the price of water ...