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    • Relicensing as a Secondary Market Strategy 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Oraiopoulos, Nektarios; Toktay, L. Beril (2008-01-11)
      Secondary markets in the Information Technology (IT) industry, where used or refurbished equipment is traded, have been growing steadily. For Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in this industry, the importance of ...
    • Revenue Management and the Analytics Explosion: Perspectives from Industry Experts 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Garrow, Laurie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-01-11)
      On October 2-3, 2007, the third annual Revenue Management and Price Optimization conference was held at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The conference explored how multiple factors, including fragmentation of customer ...
    • Sharing Information to Manage Perishables (ed.1) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Ketzenberg, Michael E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-09-14)
      We address the value of information (VOI) sharing in the context of a two-echelon,serial supply chain with one retailer and one supplier that provides a single perishable product to consumers. We evaluate information sharing ...
    • Sharing Information to Manage Perishables (ed.2) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Ketzenberg, Michael E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-08)
      We address the value of information (VOI) sharing in the context of a two echelon, serial supply chain with one retailer and one supplier that provides a single perishable product to consumers. We evaluate information ...
    • A Simple and Robust Batch-Ordering Inventory Policy Under Incomplete Demand Knowledge 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Bai, Liwei; Alexopoulos, Christos; Tsui, Kwok-Leung (2005-12-16)
      Generally, the derivation of an inventory policy requires the knowledge of the underlying demand distribution. Unfortunately, in many settings such as retail, demand is not completely observable in a direct way or inventory ...
    • Simple Newsvendor Heuristics for Multiechelon Distribution Networks 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Lystad, Erik D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-05-05)
      We consider the problem of determining optimal stocking levels in a multi-echelon distribution network consisting of m echelons and n non-identical terminal locations. Lead-times are deterministic, there are no fixed ...
    • Simple Newsvendor Heuristics for Two-Echelon Distribution Networks 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Lystad, Erik D. (2006-03-08)
      We consider the problem of determining stocking levels in a multi-echelon distribution network consisting of a warehouse and n non-identical retail locations. Lead-times are deterministic, there are no fixed ordering ...
    • Single Stage Heuristic for Perishable Inventory Control in Two-Echelon Supply Chains 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Lystad, Erik D.; Alexopoulos, Christos (2006-09-16)
      We study the problem of determining stocking levels for fixed-life perishable products in a two-echelon supply chain. We consider both serial chains and distribution networks consisting of a warehouse and n non-identical ...
    • Supply Chain Coordination for False Failure Returns (ed.1) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Guide, V. Daniel R., Jr.; Souza, Gilvan C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-09-14)
      False failure returns are products that are returned by consumers to retailers with no functional or cosmetic defect. The cost of a false failure return includes the processing actions of testing, refurbishing if necessary, ...
    • Supply Chain Coordination for False Failure Returns (ed.2) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Guide, V. Daniel R., Jr.; Souza, Gilvan C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-02-22)
      False failure returns are products that are returned by consumers to retailers with no functional cosmetic defect. The cost of a false failure return includes the processing actions of testing, refurbishing if necessary, ...
    • Supply chain coordination for false failure returns (ed.3) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Guide, V. Daniel R., Jr.; Souza, Gilvan C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11)
      False failure returns are products that are returned by consumers to retailers with no functional or cosmetic defect. The cost of a false failure return includes the processing actions of testing, refurbishing if necessary, ...
    • Where To Differentiate Your Product When Stocking Levels Are Coupled 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Lystad, Erik D. (2006-03-08)
      A critical assumption of Lee and Tang’s (1997) analysis of where in the production process a company should delay differentiation of its product is the independent treatment of installations in the production network. ...