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    • Comparison and Financial Assessment of Demand Forecasting Methodologies for Seasonal CPGs 

      Gundogdu, Burak; Maloney, Jeffrey (2019)
      Forecast accuracy is an ongoing challenge for made-to-stock companies. For highly seasonal fast-moving consumer packaged goods (CPGs) companies like King’s Hawaiian, an improved forecast accuracy can have significant ...
    • Demand Forecasting and Inventory Management for Spare Parts 

      Chawla, Gaurav; Miceli, Vitor (2019)
      Spare parts management is an essential operation in the supply chain of many companies, owing to its strategic importance in supporting equipment availability and continuity of operations. In many supply chains, the demand ...
    • Gender Impact on Small Firms in Latin America 

      Su, Yen-Nong (2019)
      Traditionally, female business owners have been believed to have relative disadvantages in operating businesses compared to their male counterparts especially in developing countries. This study examines whether gender ...
    • Improving Inventory Strategies for Consumable Materials in the Aerospace Industry 

      Haber, Jake (2019)
      Aerospace and defense companies often struggle with effective inventory management of consumable material inventories. Unlike piece parts, which have a known and defined required quantity, consumable material requirements ...
    • Inventory Planning in Engineer-to-Order (ETO) Steel Industry 

      Guo, Dong (2019)
      Inventory planning is one of the most important processes in supply chain management that plays an important role in the success of an Engineer-to-Order (ETO) business. Supply chain and inventory managers in ETO businesses ...
    • 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 ...
    • Leveraging E-commerce Sites to Absorb Retail Stores’ Excess Inventories 

      Cho, Hyuk; Lahoti, Ketan (2019)
      With an aim to avoid stock-outs, retail pharmacy business constantly deals with the problem of inventory build-up across the supply chain. There are myriad reasons for the rise in inventory such as promotions and forecasting ...
    • Modeling Large Scale e-Commerce Distribution Networks 

      Calero, Nelson; Zhang, Yao (2019)
      As urbanization and e-commerce continue to grow at a rapid rate, companies are rethinking the way they operate their final-mile distribution networks to prepare for the scaling of their costs. How can companies leverage ...
    • 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 ...