• Disaggregate forecasting models: application to Ameren UE's transformer usage 

    Roman, Matthew (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Maintaining appropriate inventory levels is essential when attempting to maximize potential revenue and customer satisfaction. Within the utilities industry the significance of customer satisfaction is of utmost importance ...
  • Hub arc selection for less-than-truckload consolidation 

    Carr, Sean Michael (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    For more than twenty years, shipment consolidation has been utilized as a method to significantly decrease the cost of transporting goods, people, and information. Due to ever-increasing fuel costs and customer expectations, ...
  • An integrated model of cross docking 

    Luo, Gaohao (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Cross docking is a relatively new logistics technique used in the retail and trucking industries with operations seeking to move materials from inbound locations to outbound locations as quickly as possible. As the high-speed ...
  • An integrated stock assignment model for a warehouse fast picking area 

    Treviño Martinez, Samuel Cuauhtli-Ollin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Order picking and restocking of the fast picking area have been identified as the most labor-intensive and costly activities of any distribution center. In a picker-to-item process environment, traveling is an important ...
  • The mechanics of fiber-based absorbent evaporative cooling (fbaEC) for transport 

    Guo, Xiaoyu (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    For the purpose of food quality and safety during short-term transport and storage in developing or rural areas, low-energy consumption and environmental-friendly methods are needed for use in cooling systems and related ...
  • NGOMSL simulation model in an emergency department 

    Parameshwara, Nithin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The aim of this thesis is to develop and calculate workload using a natural goal operator method and selection rules language (NGOMSL) model to evaluate ...
  • Optimizing production and inventory decisions at all-you-care-to-eat facilities 

    Birisci, Esma (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    Food service, feeding people outside of their home, is one of the largest industries in the world (Hartel and Klawitter, 2008). Restaurants, hospitals, military services, schools and universities are among those organizations ...
  • The use of radio frequency identification (RFID) in tracking surgical sponges and reducing wrong-site surgeries 

    Williams, Kyle, 1983- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    There has been some promising research in the use of RFID technology to ensure that medical sponges are not mistakenly left in surgical patients--estimated to occur once in every 10,000 open cavity surgeries. However, the ...