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Impact of Lead Time on Truckload Tr...

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Erik Caldwell & Bryan Fisher Research Fest 2008 This project developed a model to quantify the impact of business policy decisions, such as tender lead time, on truckload transportation costs. This model demonstrated that business poli...

An Engineering Approach to Improvin...

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Scott Hsiang-Jen Cheng & Graham WhittemoreResearch Fest 2008Utilizing supply chain best practices from industries outside of healthcare; a supply chain has been designed and modeled that reduces hospital supply chain costs. The supp...

100% Container Scanning: Security P...

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Allison C Bennett & Yi Zhuan ChinResearch Fest 2008In August 2007 the US government passed the 9/11 Act, requiring all US-bound containerized cargo to be scanned using radiation and non-intrusive imaging equipment at foreign seaport...

Determination of Drivers of Stock-O...

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Khalid UsmanResearch Fest 2008This project utilizes data mining techniques to determine the drivers of stock-out performance. Best performing and worst performing clusters of stores were identified using data clustering techniques. Furt...

The Impact and Dynamics of Centrali...

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Guruprakash Rangavittal and Tae-Hee SohnResearch Fest 2008 This thesis examines the relationship between centralization in the supply chain organization of companies, cost structure and the factors prompting companies to either centrali...

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