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    • Improving Operations at Manheim Seattle 

      Fetic, Sanin; Gordillo, Alejandro; Gouws, Jacques; Guzman, Jorge; Mills, Lindsay; Reinhard, Margaret; Tovey, Craig A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-12-10)
      The team recommended facility and operational changes for Manheim, the world's largest automobile resale company, at its Seattle site. The changes should increase net revenue by 14%, or $5.4 million annually, at a capital ...
    • Improving Quality Audits for GE Energy Airfoils 

      Chan, Michael; Dowla, Tareq; Lefkovitz, Myles; Manawar, Tanzil; Sun, Lance; Tsang, Chiu Tong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-29)
      The project improved quality audits at GE Energy Airfoils by using correlation to reduce inspection times, an automated database to provide higher visibility of quality levels, and linear regression to develop more accurate ...
    • Inbound Shipment Coordination 

      Bharadwaj, Shashank; Black, Marybeth; Blau, Lynn; Chitalia, Nakul; Guzman, Maria Isabel; Hogan, Caitlin; Miller, John; Penakalapati, Siddhartha (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12-12)
      The team worked with The Home Depot to reduce its inbound transportation cost by building an optimization model that created multi-stop truck routes. These routes were then consolidated to form groups of frequently combined ...
    • Increasing Throughput Capacity at a Walmart.com Distribution Center 

      Boliere, Anne S.; Brown, Sheereen; King, Matthew; MacGowan, Virginia; Solana, Jessica; Thaliath, Catherine S.; Ulloque, Victoria (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12-12)
      The goal of the project was to increase throughput capacity at the Walmart.com distribution center in Carrollton, GA. The team utilized various methodologies to develop tools and pick module designs as deliverables. By ...
    • Intel Logistics - Designing Cost-Effective Distribution Strategies for Intel's Proposed Ultra Low-Cost PC Chip Line 

      Coelho-Prabhu, Siddharth; Dharia, Arpit; Kotak, Akshay; Kumar, Jason; Mehta, Shyam; Ragunathan, Ranjini (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • Kubota: Domestic Inbound Freight Optimization 

      Chen, Kelly; Kim, Jin-Su; Merchant, Rozina; Mun, David; Sawhney, Abhinav; Takimoto, Yumehito; Talaviya, Dhruvik; Yeh, Jason (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-01)
      This project focuses on minimizing logistics costs for Kubota Manufacturing. The team developed an optimization-based system to decide the routes and modes for shipping parts from 200 suppliers all over the U.S. to Kubota's ...
    • LTL Logistics Network Optimization 

      Bae, Sangho; Balakrishnan, Nilesh; Desai, Vineet; Mehrotra, Ankita; Venable, Luke; Winton, Steven (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12-12)
      Volunteer Express, a less than truckload logistics provider, traditionally routed all shipments through its hub in Nashville, TN. The routing procedures and capacity constraints adversely affected operational efficiency. ...
    • Mail Innovations Facility Expansion Design 

      Brown, Patrick; Corrales, Ricardo; Currier, Kathryn; Eser, Ahmet Emre; Reichardt, Helen; Smith, Jennifer (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-29)
      UPS Mail Innovations provides bulk mailers First-Class mail service for small packages at discounted rates. Customer demand for larger packages requires significant capacity expansion in both facilities and equipment. Our ...
    • Manheim Auto Auctions Aggregate Planning & Forecasting Project 

      Crance, Dustin; Demere, Raymond; Ferreira, Caroline; Strickland, Bradley; Welch, Charles; Norman, Terrence (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-12-09)
      In 2009, Manheim Inc.’s clients missed bidding on 50% of the cars they were interested in. Using regression analysis and forecasting, this team created a dynamic schedule updating predicted arrival windows for each vehicle ...
    • Material Flow and Deployment for Next Generation Product Family Engines 

      Forrest, Daniel; Frazelle, Andrew; Hsu, Dustin; Measroch, Leanne; Sweeney, Megan; Taylor, Christopher (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-01)
      Pratt & Whitney, a world leader in aircraft engine manufacturing, requested help optimizing transportation decisions to support assembly of Next Generation Product Family engines. The team delivered an optimization model ...
    • Next Wave - Ocean Carrier Bid Optimization for the Next Wave Agency 

      Araya, Juan; Butts, Steven; Carroll, Owen; Sarver, Emily; Stowe, Justin; Zhang, Jan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • Optimization of Fueling Policy - Norfolk Southern Corp. 

      Chen, David; Curry, Susan; Lobo, Aldren; Lu, Yatong; Minderman, Tom; Thornton, Matthew; Zhu, Sheng-Bo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-05)
      Our team worked with Norfolk Southern Railway to optimize their locomotive fueling policy. We implemented a simulation based optimization model which gave an immediate value added of $8 million annually. A recommendation ...
    • Private Fleet Optimization for Railcar Management Inc. (RMI) 

      Hajiyani, Sikander; Kang, John; Laguna, Zachary; Lee, Sojeong; Lotero, Camilo; Moon, Clara; Yu, Tina (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-12-14)
      Railcar Management Inc. (RMI) is a leading software solutions provider for railroad companies. The team created an optimization program, which can be integrated into the company's existing routing and scheduling software, ...
    • Procurement Planning for GE Energy 

      Ballowe, Charles; Gonzalez, Viviana; Hall, Sharece; Liss, David; Mukherjee, Meghna; Mukherjee, Ria; Solntsev, Stefan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-12-09)
      The project determines the minimal cost policy for the procurement of wind turbine towers for GE Energy. Software is developed based on forecasting and optimization models that take into account purchasing and transportation ...
    • Radiant Systems Field Services Redesign Project 

      Blakes, Dillon; Click, Josh; Craig, Ian; Darnowsky, Randy; Feyereisen, Joel; Kaylen, Kristina; Kent, Jesse; Weber, Mackenzie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-05)
      The team recommended Radiant Systems, the leading global manufacturer of point of sale products, a facility layout redesign and an inventory management tool for their field services division. Intensive data collection, a ...
    • Schedule Optimization for Asset Inspection 

      Bourgeois, Lane; Espinosa, José Rodrigo; Everett, Ashley; Fausel, Stephen; Hochstetler, Brandon; Hochstetler, Brenton; Kim, Katie; Riggins, Donna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-02)
      Railcar Management, Inc. provides software solutions for railroad companies. RailDOCS, a software suite, manages the testing of fixed assets along railroads. By providing an exact testing schedule using an optimization ...
    • UPS Direct Ship - Design and Implementation of Auctions for Constrained Third-Party Carrier Networks at UPS 

      Buckler, Katie; Cunningham, Carlanna; Hennington, Jay; Kitchens, Kevin; Odneal, Patrick; Ward, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • UPS NAAFN - Truck Scheduling for the North American Air Freight Network (NAAFN) Division of United Parcel Service (UPS) 

      Dhabliwala, Jessel; Patrick, Megan; Pelling, Tom; Petty, Nathan; Venugopal, Vikas; Yilmaz, Selin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • Wind Turbine Offloadng Optimization Strategy 

      Cantu, Antonio Elosua; Ching Sanchez, Jacmara Katheryn; Harasic-Yaksic, Oscar Andres; Kieffer, Santiago Diaz; Mintz, Yonatan Dov; Nassarwere, Mario Solares (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-02)
      GE Energy is a leader in the alternative energy field, installing over 16,000 wind turbines since 2002. The team created tools to forecast the times of arrival of components to wind sites and optimize the allocation of ...
    • Workforce Management and Process Improvement 

      Calender, Betsy; Coe, Kevin; Le, Jimmy; Kyungha, Lim (Diane); Sarmiento, Jose; Wachs, Alyssa; Zarnitsyn, Alexey (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-01)
      In Atlanta, Delta Cargo is experiencing high overtime costs and a low on-time shipment delivery rate. The deliverables of our project include: estimation of a shipment's processing rate, a demand forecast, a staffing ...