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  • A Bayesian approach to demand forecasting 

    Bergman, Jennifer Jean (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    Demand forecasting is a fundamental aspect of inventory management. Forecasts are crucial in determining inventory stock levels, and accurately estimating future demand for spare part's has been an ongoing challenge, ...
  • Determining a heuristic for pick location design in an end user warehouse 

    Klein, Nicolas (Nicolas Martin) (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    Picking is the number one cost center for most warehouses, representing up to 65% of their total expenditures. Travel time is the largest component of the picking cost which makes travel distance an extremely important ...
  • A distribution network design model based on network splitting 

    Zheng, Bichen (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In today's market place, logistics have become more important than ever. How to devise an efficient delivery network with low cost has attracted a ...
  • Impact of medical equipment tracking in a health care system 

    Galve Salgado, Miguel (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    The University of Missouri Health Care is preparing to employ bar code technology, in addition to their current systems, besides having high census and staff shortages. Based on Industrial Engineering analysis methodologies, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Integrated procurement and distribution of perishable products in a multiechelon supply chain system 

    Ma, Linlin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.]
  • 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 ...
  • A labor allocation model for zone order picking systems 

    Stumpf, Jonathon Dean (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The rise in e-commerce retail is contributing to complications in distribution center order picking processes such as SKU proliferation, an increased ...
  • Logistic system design of an underground freight pipeline system 

    Luo, Gaohao ([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    Underground Freight Pipeline (UFP) systems utilize the underground space in metro areas that is otherwise not utilized for freight transportation. Two fundamental logistics issues in the design of a UFP system are network ...
  • Profit Maximization of a Kanban-based Supply Chain 

    Chen, Peng (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    In this paper, we propose a stochastic method to model a multi-stage Kanban-based supply chain, constructed strictly under the JIT philosophy.This model decides the optimum number of Kanban with a trade-off between inventory ...
  • A quantitative performace measurement framework for health care systems 

    Lee, Fock Choy (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    Performance measurement has been widely used in the manufacturing industry for years. This research has focused on the adaptation of a performance measurement system used in manufacturing for application in health care ...
  • Relation-based item slotting 

    Wutthisirisart, Phichet, 1984- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The cost of warehouse operations contributes approximately 20% of the total cost in a supply-chain system, and the cost of the picking process can be as high as 65% of the warehousing cost. Therefore, there is an incentive ...
  • Staging approaches to reduce overall cost in a crossdock environment 

    Sandal, Sumit (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Crossdocking operations seek to move materials from inbound locations to outbound locations as quickly as possible. In some cases this can be achieved without intermediate product staging. However, in an environment with ...
  • Tradeoff analysis for an integrated transportation and inventory distribution network using mixed integer linear programming 

    Pak, Yoon-Chee (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] One of the distribution network problems faced by industrial organizations today is coordinating the movement of goods on a global scale. The flow of ...