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    • 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 ...
    • World Food Programme Supply Chain Optimization 

      Morales, Alvaro; Bah, Elhadj; Wade, James; Li, Lawrence; Jimenez, Manuel; Aviles, Santiago (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-12-10)
      The team worked with the World Food Programme - food aid arm of the United Nations- on two supply chain problems: lack of smooth operations due to variability in donations, and lack of a standardized inventory management ...
    • World Health Organization - Resource Allocation for Malaria Prevention 

      Cataldi, Michele; Cho, Christina; Gutierrez, Cesar; Hull, Jeff; Kim, Phillip; Park, Andrew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • Yarn-to-Needle Process Improvement and Order Release Scheduling 

      Broadley, Sarah; Durán, Gilda Maria Carbo; Chen, Hongfan; Mordel, Eran; Villarreal, Adrian; Zeman, Kyle P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12-12)
      Interface, Inc., is the world’s largest modular carpet manufacturer. Their facility in West Point, GA. has experienced lost demand due to lack of capacity, overtime expenses, constrained space, and delayed orders. Our ...