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Strategies to reduce product waste in the consumer packaged goods industry
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
The cost of waste for products such as soft drinks, shelf stable dry food, and dairy in the consumer packaged goods industry is massive, about $15 billion annually in the U.S.A. This thesis focuses on waste associated with ...
Transportation resource scheduling in food retail industry
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
The objective of this thesis is to find an appropriate analytical method for scheduling the daily driver tasks in the grocery industry. The goal is to maximize driver utilization. A "Bin-packing" approach is employed to ...