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    • Construction Logistics and Discussion 

      Bowen, Brian (2014-09-03)
      Brian Bowen, Professor of the Practice of Building Construction, discusses the logistics of The Crystal Palace's construction.
    • Design and analysis of humanitarian and public health logistics systems 

      Heier Stamm, Jessica L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-15)
      This thesis considers the design and analysis of humanitarian supply chains, by which we mean those systems that deliver goods and services in response to natural or man-made disasters as well as ongoing public health ...
    • Design of single hub crossdocking networks: geometric relationships and case study 

      Kittithreerapronchai, Oran (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-12)
      In the distribution network of a large retailer, shipments can either be transported by the retailer's own trucks or outsourced to third-party logistics (3PL) companies. In the former case, shipments are consolidated and ...
    • Determining System Trailer Fleet Size and Terminal Assignment 

      Gurevich, Mark; Lacayo, Leonardo; Lynch, Courtney; Pavia, Andres; Reichsfeld, Jessica; Schrichte, Matthew; Yildirim, Baris; Zheng, Zheng (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-02)
      Saia, Inc. is a super-regional, less-than-truckload (LTL) company. The team developed an approach to optimize the composition of Saia's trailer fleet, and to assign the fleet to appropriate terminals throughout the network. ...
    • Engineering Enterprise [Winter 2003] 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-12)
      Enterprise Systems: Industrial and Systems Engineering Perspectives
    • Engineering Enterprise, Volume 1, No. 2 [Spring 2008] 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04)
      The Green Pages: The world is in the midst of a green movement and the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering is at the research forefront. In the special section of this issue, "The Green Pages," ...
    • A gpss ii model of a logistic transportation problem 

      Gibson, Francis Lee (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1969-05)
    • Health and Humanitarian Goals 

      Austin, Lynn; Pollock, Anne; Singh, Jennifer; Swann, Julie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-15)
    • Health and Humanitarian Logistics : Transforming Global Health and Humanitarian Systems 

      Keskinocak, Pinar; Swann, Julie; Peterson, George P. "Bud"; Schuchat, Anne (Georgia Institute of Technology., 2016-08-29)
      The aim of the conference is to provide an open forum to discuss the challenges and new solutions in disaster preparedness and response, long-term development and humanitarian aid, and global health delivery.
    • 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 ...
    • Independent agents and self-organizing logistics system 

      Bartholdi, John J., III (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-08-01)
    • Inventory Routing Investigations 

      Song, Jin-Hwa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-07-08)
      The elimination of distribution inefficiencies, occurring due to the timing of customers' orders is an important reason for companies to introduce vendor managed inventory programs. By managing their customers' inventories, ...
    • 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. ...
    • Maximal funnel-node flows in an undirected network 

      Miller, Duane David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1970-08)
    • On spare parts supply chains with forward stocking location recourse 

      Kues, Brian Joseph (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05-13)
      This thesis investigates how a service provider responsible for completing repairs of durable goods deployed throughout a region can improve profitability by reconfiguring its existing supply chain. This supply chain ...
    • Planning in logistics: a survey 

      Kolhe, Pushkar; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAssociation for Computing Machinery, 2010-09)
      Planning is an essential part of any logistics system. The paper tries to generalize the view of a logistics planner by framing it as a knapsack problem. We show how the various variants of the knapsack problem compare for ...
    • Procurement in Truckload Transportation 

      Kuyzu, Gultekin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-20)
      We address a number of operational challenges encountered in two emerging types of practices in the procurement of truckload transportation services: collaboration and auctions. The main objective in these two types of ...
    • Profiling Best Practices: An Explanatory Analysis of Box-Plant Trucking Logistics in the Paper Industry 

      Madariaga, Jessica Frances (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-05-17)
      Firms in many sectors have achieved significant economies by taking advantages of opportunities made possible by innovation in trucking logistics. Transportation usually represents the single most important component in ...