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This research presents a case study of a distribution center in a fast food restaurant supply chain where the replenishment policy is “Never Run Out.” Supply chain costs and configurations at the distribution center are analyzed, and alternative supply chain strategies are suggested. These results are incorporated into a total...
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This project developed a model to quantify the impact of business policy decisions, such as tender lead time, on truckload transportation costs. This model demonstrated that business policies have a substantial impact on companies’ overall transportation spend and these policies can be quickly modified to reduce cost with little risk...
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Climate change and its political, social and economic implications are pushing companies to find ways to reduce the carbon footprint of their supply chains. This project examines tradeoffs between carbon footprint, cost, time and risk across three case studies of United States' perishable and consumer packaged goods firms and their...
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This project developed a novel way of measuring and comparing account level Vendor-Managed Inventory forecasts with traditional high-level demand planning forecast. Insights were developed on how to integrate this valuable forecast and inventory information upstream into the demand planning process to effectively improve supply chain forecast accuracy. Author: Xihang Kou...
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Author: Anindya Banerjee and José Luis Noguer Advisor: Chris Caplice
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Author: Probal Basu and Eun Kyun Kim Advisor: Larry Lapide
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Author: Jeffrey Wayne Kight Advisor: Chris Caplice
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Author: Gautam Kapur and Bin Liu Advisor: Larry Lapide
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Author: Shardul Sharad Phadnis Advisor: Stephen C. Graves
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Author: Jeffrey Edward Axline and Brian Joseph Lebl Advisor: Larry Lapide
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Author: Joshua Matthew Merrill Advisor: Chris Caplice
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Author: Zhipeng Li Advisor: Larry Lapide
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Author: Tae Whee Lee and Ronald Po Advisor: Chris Caplice
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Author: Joseph Sean Walkenhorst Advisor: Stephen C. Graves
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Author: Deborah Eugenia Becker and Roman Viktorovich Korchagin Advisor: Edgar Blanco
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Authors: Young-bai Michael Yea and Hui Zou Advisor: Edgar Blanco
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Author: Young-bai Michael Yea and Hui Zou
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Author: Christopher Michael Honstain Advisor: Larry Lapide
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Author: Harikumar Iyer and Saurabh Prasad Advisor: Chris Caplice
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Author: Honkai Chang Advisor: Mahender Singh
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Author: Sheau Kai Lam and Vanessa Melofchik Advisor: Edgar Blanco
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Author: Theodore Doucakis Advisor: Chris Caplice
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This project developed a three-step approach to analyze and optimize supply chain designs under demand uncertainty. This approach adopts a Monte Carlo simulation and real option analysis method in conjunction with supply chain models. Its spreadsheet implementation was used to analyze ocean shipping plans and inland trucking plans. Author: Yanfeng...
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Author: Ali El Amrani Advisor: Mustafa Çagri Gürbüz
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Author: Prasoon Tiwari Advisor: Mahender Singh