ISIR Best Student Paper Award – Announcing the Winner 2022

The Best Student Paper Award Committee has evaluated the submitted papers and chosen the three finalists of the BSPA competition.  The BSPA Committee consisted of six members and was chaired by Sandra Transchel, Kühne Logistics University, Germany Robert Boute, KU Leuven, Research center for operations management, BelgiumRene Haijema, Wageningen University and Research, Operations Research and Logistics Group, NetherlandsAris Syntetos, Cardiff University, UKSandra Transchel, Kühne …

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PhD position at Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology looking for a good PhD student, starting as soon as possible, and latest by the summer. The topic is the integration of additive manufacturing in spare parts supply chains. For more information and to apply (by December 1, 2022), please visit

Call for Papers – IMA Journal of Management Mathematics – Mathematical Models for Sustainable Supply Chains and Operations

Guest Editors: Yann Bouchery, Johan Marklund, Sandra Transchel and Maximiliano Udenio Sustainability is a long-lasting trend that deeply influences decision makers in profit, not-for-profit, and governmental/public organizations. Related challenges include human health, food loss and waste, working conditions, global warming, water management, plastic leakage in the environment, biodiversity loss, sourcing of rare earths and critical …

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ISIR ECR Event: Collaborations with industry

11 March 2022 (15:00-16:30 CET), online  Nowadays, many journals and funders of academic research encourage practice-based research and collaborations with industry partners. Especially for researchers in the early stages of their career, it may be challenging to set up collaborations that are beneficial to both parties. In this event we will talk about what both …

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The 10th Triennial IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling for Management and Control (MIM 2022) in Nantes, France, June 22 – 24, 2022

Invited Session: Modelling and Optimization of Deteriorating Inventories Organized by:Dr. Davide Castellano (Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”, Italy) davide.castellano@unina.itProf. Christoph H. Glock (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany) glock@pscm.tu-darmstadt.deProf. Yacine Rekik (emlyon Business School, France) rekik@em-lyon.comProf. Fabio Sgarbossa (NTNU, Norway) The inventory management literature often assumes that items can be stocked indefinitely to …

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21st International Symposium on Inventories

21st International Symposium on Inventories22-26 August 2022 – Radisson Blu Béke Hotel, Budapest, Hungary International Society for Inventory Research (ISIR) organizes its 21st International Symposium on Inventories, the only scholarly forum in the world focusing directly on inventories. The professional objective of organizing this Symposium is to provide a forum for an international exchange of …

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BOOK LAUNCH: Intermittent Demand Forecasting

John Boylan and Aris Syntetos have written a book on Intermittent Demand Forecasting, which will be available in print or as an e-book from June 2021 onwards.    The context of the book is inventory management. There are chapters devoted to inventory policies and measures of inventory service that are appropriate to intermittence. A wide range …

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Glock: Production and Supply Chain Management – An Introduction

ISBN: 979-8738517945  This textbook presents an introduction into important planning problems in the area of production and supply chain management. The book focuses on mathematical models that can be used to solve decision problems that occur in practice. Topics covered in the book include material requirements planning, the planning of the production program, and the …

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