September 16, 2015

NSF I/UCRC announces Research Experience for Veterans (REV)

NSF 12-063 Dear Colleague Letter: I/UCRC Research Experiences for Veterans – REV The National Science Foundation recognizes that Veterans represent a potential underutilized workforce for America’s research and industrial communities. The Industrial Innovation and Partnerships Division (IIP) of the Engineering Directorate (ENG) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) is now […]
September 3, 2015

Paper Highlight: A Novel Approach for Designing Rental Vehicle Repositioning Strategies

Abstract An important tactical decision for vehicle rental providers is the design of a repositioning strategy to balance vehicle utilization with customer wait times due to vehicle unavailabilities. To address this problem, this article analyzes alternative repositioning strategies: a no-repositioning strategy, a customer repositioning strategy, and a vehicle repositioning strategy, […]
September 2, 2015

MU CELDi helps company save more than $2 million

A logistics mapping tool developed by MU CELDi for the Bayer CropScience Kansas City facility site allows for the visualization of the flow intensity for both forklifts (blue) and trailers (red) throughout the facility for both current and proposed material flow system configurations.   Proprietors of any household budget would […]