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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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The New Frontier of Data-Driven Price Optimization 

      Wang, He (2017-11-15)
      In practice, firms are often faced with pricing challenges including high demand uncertainty, limited inventory, and restrictions to conduct price experimentation. In this talk, I will discuss models and algorithms that ...
    • 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 ...
    • Physical Internet: Concept, Research and Innovation 

      Montreuil, Benoit (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-22)
    • Predictive Analytics within the Service Supply Chain 

      Gebraeel, Nagi Z. (2017-03-29)
      The Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech established the Center for Predictive Analytics and Real-Time Optimization. (PARO). The center focuses on two main thrust areas. The first thrust ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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' ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...