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    • Aggregate Production Planning for Engineer-to-Order Products 

      Cheng, Cheng; Shafir, Elizaveta (2019)
      The contract manufacturing industry is growing and shifting from standard products to highly customized engineer-to-order (ETO) products. Different from standard products, ETO orders have more production process uncertainties ...
    • Behavioral Management Patterns: Small Firms’ Recipe for Growth 

      Chacra, Fadi; Rocha, Joshua (2019)
      More than 99% of the companies in the world are micro, small, or medium size enterprises and account for ~70% of the jobs, on average, in OECD countries. However, due to a lack of productivity, among other factors, only a ...
    • Demand Forecasting for Ebola Responses 

      Rains, Robert (2019)
      The accelerating global trends of urbanization, interconnectivity, and population mobility are creating the conditions to increase the frequency, severity, and velocity of future outbreaks of high threat pathogens. ...
    • Inbound Incoterm Conversion 

      Brown, Mark; Yadav, Pratik (2019)
      Most organizations spend significant time on improving the processes and systems related to outbound movement of goods, i.e., cargo moving from the production site to customers. This focus often ignores the other aspect ...
    • Predicting Shipping Time with Machine Learning 

      Jonquais, Antoine; Krempl, Florian (2019)
      With the globalization of trade, transit time reliability has become a critical point in the shipping industry as irregularities will lead to more delays further down the supply chain. Our sponsoring company, A.P. Møller ...
    • Root Cause Analysis and Impact of Unplanned Procurement on Truckload Transportation Costs 

      Aemireddy, Nishitha; Yuan, Xiyang (2019)
      The tender rejection rate by primary carriers for the TMC division of CH Robinson nearly doubled from 2015-16 to 2017-18. An increase in tender rejection rates directly results in an increase in transportation costs for ...