September 26, 2015

Clemson University Expanding Program That Prepares Engineers for Logistics Challenges in Asia

GSA Business  (3/26) reported Clemson University is expanding an online master’s program that prepares “engineers for work on logistics and supply chain challenges in” Asia. The university’s program offers students a Master of Engineering in industrial engineering. The program “will be broadened to include content specific to various” Asian nations. View […]
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, […]