December 1, 2015

CELDi hosts it’s Fall 2015 Industrial Advisory Board Meeting and Research Symposium

Fayetteville, AR – The Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) in the College of Engineering/Industrial Engineering hosted their Fall 2015 Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting and Research Symposium at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago, IL on October 28-29, 2015.  The CELDi meeting drew together faculty and students […]
December 1, 2015

CELDi-Sponsored Research Quantifies Potential Gains from the Physical Internet

The concept, put forth by Benoit Montreuil, Professor and Coca-Cola Chair in Material Handling and Distribution at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), proposes an open global logistics system that leverages interconnected supply networks through a standardized set of collaborative protocols, modular containers and smart interfaces that enable universal […]
December 1, 2015

Order Fullfillment as a Competitive Advantage

A recent survey showed that 65 percent of buyers want next-day delivery. And another survey showed that 24 percent of online buyers said same-day delivery was important to them. All of this is putting pressure on retailers as well as industrial distributors to rev up their cycle times for fast, […]