Research Tool

June 15, 2015

Management of Performance Based Logistics – UL02-03

The objective of this project is to analyze existing tool of a process, compare them to other existing tool in industry, make improvement recommendations, and determine if approach could be used to evaluate new performance based logistics (PBL) contracts.
June 15, 2015

Algorithms For Optimizing Yard Operations – FL05-INOV

This project develops optimization-based policies for railroad systems and also develops a simulation support system.
June 15, 2015

Modeling a Conversion of Suppliers from Prepaid to Collect System – UA10-SAMS

Motivated by the conversion of many suppliers from prepaid to collect shipping terms, this project identifies opportunities to leverage synnergy between collect suppliers. In particular, we outline a methodology to synchronize vendors in the same geographic areas so they can flow through consolidation centers, and a methodology to pool vendors to save on transportation costs.