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  • Delivery in the Age of the Shared Economy 

    Savelsbergh, Martin (2020-02-12)
    The success of on-demand platforms to obtain a ride, e.g., Uber and Lyft, which rely on crowd-sourced transportation capacity, has radically changed the view on the potential and benefits of crowd-sourced transportation ...
  • The Local Character of Urban Air Mobility: Opportunities and Challenges 

    German, Brian J. (2020-01-15)
    Urban air mobility (UAM) with electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft is emerging as a promising aviation market for both cargo delivery and passenger travel. The rise of UAM is being driven by the convergence ...
  • Digital Transformation of Last-Mile Delivery 

    Ratliff, Donald (2019-11-13)
    Last-mile delivery (i.e., the delivery of merchandise to a store or end user), is a prime target for digital transformation. It is the most expensive and fastest growing leg of the supply chain and often the most critical ...
  • Bringing Intelligent Supply Chain to Life: Practical Paths on Azure 

    Duggar, Keith (2019-10-23)
    Though building a Connected Intelligent Supply Chain can seem daunting, we say Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast. To that end, the Microsoft Azure ecosystem provides platforms, products, and services to accelerate incremental ...
  • Project Management Profession – its Roots, Growth, and Future 

    Snyder, Jim (2019-09-09)
    The World of Project Oriented Work – From 1960 to 2019, History of PMI and Georgia Tech's Role, A Celebration of 50 Years, The Changing World of Managing Projects
  • Quantitative Methods in Health and Humanitarian Systems 

    Keskinocak, Pinar (2019-08-28)
    There are numerous opportunities in utilizing quantitative methods in health and humanitarian systems. There are often limited resources and multiple stakeholders in these settings, and efficient and effective decision-making ...
  • An AI Framework Used in Crisis Management and Decision Making 

    Benaben, Frederick (2019-04-23)
    Model-Driven Engineering (MDE) is meant, above other usages mainly in software design, to support the process of system design, especially the transitions and the coherency between models of different levels and different ...
  • From Smart Machines to Smart Supply Chains: Some Missing Pieces 

    McGinnis, Leon (2019-04-10)
    Modern warehouses, factories and supply chains are becoming enormously complex systems. Historically, the design and control of these systems has depended upon evolution and refinement over time to achieve high levels of ...
  • Launched by Disruption 

    Amling, Alan (2019-03-13)
    E-commerce, globalization and urbanization, combined with new technologies and business models, are disrupting industry stalwarts. Today, no company is immune from disruption. How should companies respond? Can disruption ...
  • Georgia's Ports - What's Next? 

    Pyron, Clifford (2019-02-13)
    We will discuss a general global perspective, and then a North America focus on current and future supply chain challenges relative to infrastructure constraints. An overview of omni-channel dynamics in serving related ...
  • Rethinking the Warehouse: Urban Space and Economy in an Age of Smart Logistics 

    Leigh, Nancey Green (2019-01-16)
    Urban logistics automation is collapsing traditional boundaries between storage and delivery, extending the warehouse presence in the built environment. At the same time, the growth of e-commerce combined with logistics' ...
  • Scalable On-demand Mobility Services 

    Van Hentenryck, Pascal (2018-11-14)
    The convergence of several technology enablers, including ubiquitous connectivity, autonomous vehicles, and sophisticated analytics, provides unique opportunities to fundamentally transform mobility in the next decade. ...
  • Operational and Tactical Analysis of Same-Day Delivery Distribution Systems 

    Toriello, Alejandro (2018-10-24)
    E-retail is a highly competitive segment that constantly demands innovation and process improvement. One such innovation rapidly gaining traction is same-day delivery (SDD); large e-retailers like Amazon are quite active ...
  • Supply Chain Innovation Showcase 

    Noble, Paul; Ruff, Amari (2018-09-26)
    A special session where two early stage companies will talk individually about their unique characteristics/problems solved. Amari Ruff from Sudu will present "How startups are pushing the Future of Transportation" to ...
  • Smart GT - Achieving Smart Communities Development at Georgia Tech 

    Lam, Debra (2018-08-29)
    Whether measured by expected market valuation, speed of technological change, or potential of data collection and analytics, smart cities development has become a vital area of growth for governments, the public and ...
  • Routing in the Physical Internet: Framework, Algorithms and Research Perspectives 

    Ballot, Eric (2018-04-06)
    The Physical Internet (PI) opens many more options to deliver goods to the end destination, thanks to interconnected services. To exploit such opportunities, routing algorithms must be developed at different levels to make ...
  • The Design and Operation of On-Demand Distribution Systems 

    Pazour, Jennifer (2018-04-04)
    Modern distribution systems need to fulfill a wide variety of requests quickly with little warning in small units to many dispersed locations at low costs. This is fundamentally different than yesterday’s demand, which ...
  • Applications of Machine Learning in the Supply Chain 

    Pokutta, Sebastian (2018-02-15)
    In this talk we will explore the possibilities of machine learning in supply chains and logistics. We will see that modern machine learning methods, often in a black box fashion, allow us to move from model-driven ...
  • Applications of IOT Technology in the Supply Chain 

    Clark, Russell (2018-01-24)
    The commoditization of sensor packages along with ubiquitous wireless communications has combined to make the Internet of Things a reality. The supply chain and logistics fields are undergoing dramatic changes based from ...
  • Recent Developments in Modeling City Logistics in Melbourne 

    Thompson, Russell G. (2018-01-22)
    The seminar will introduce City Logistics and describe recent models developed for improving the sustainability of goods movement in Melbourne, including a collaborative freight system for suppliers distributing goods to ...

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