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New book: Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains, Fourth Edition

Edward A. Silver, David F. Pyke, Douglas J. Thomas Features Presents the work of leading supply chain experts who have reunited to present an updated edition of their widely acclaimed book Focuses on current challenges to managers, such as the expanding reach of global chains across boundaries, new pressures for fiscal responsibility and speed, and …

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New book: Warehousing 4.0

Edited by C. Glock and E. Grosse   International competition and a high cost pressure force companies more and more to reorganize their internal logistics processes. Warehousing, which has a major impact on lead times and service levels, may be seen as one of the key drivers of supply chain efficiency. Despite several innovative concepts …

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New Book: Sustainable Supply Chains – Research Based Textbook on Operations and Strategy

Editors: Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C.J., Fransoo, J.C., Tan, T. (Eds.) http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319297897 First edited text designed specifically for graduate courses in Sustainable Supply Chains Editors are leaders in the field Online support, including new cases as needed     This book is primarily intended to serve as a research-based textbook on sustainable supply chains for graduate …

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Two Post-Doctoral Research Assistants in Operational Research

Two Post-Doctoral Research Assistants in Operational Research (Forecasting and Inventory Control) in Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University   Two exciting opportunities are currently available within Cardiff Business School to conduct cutting-edge implementable research in the area of circular economy. This 2-year project is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC, UK, EP/P008925, …

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Mini-Symposium on MRP Theory

Technical University of Cartagena, Spain — October 12 – 14, 2017   Deadline for abstract submission: May 31, 2017 http://www.medifas.net/Cartagena_2017/index.html Call for Papers Researchers are invited to attend this three-day mini-symposium and to submit papers for presentation on applications and developments of MRP Theory and related topics. Please send abstracts and papers to Professor Dr …

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Call for Papers: AOR Special Issue on “Behavioral Operations Management in Social Networks”

The Annals of Operations Research are seeking submissions for a special issue on Behavioral Operations Management in Social Networks. This special issue welcomes papers that integrate the behavioral characteristics of stakeholders in social networks and offer fresh insights on operations management. On behalf of all the guest editors, I am writing this email to invite …

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8th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control

The general theme of the 8th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control is Optimization and Systems Science for Risk Management and Disruption Recovery Control. The conference will focus in particular on the most innovative methods proposed in the last few years in the context risk management, resilience, and disaster recovery control in the …

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SPECIAL ISSUE in Computers & Industrial Engineering Human factors in industrial and logistic system design

Aims and Scope Despite the opportunities the automation of industrial and logistic systems offers, many companies still rely on human work and manual materials handling in many areas. Most decision support models that were proposed in the past to assist managers in designing industrial and logistic systems have neglected the specific characteristics of human workers, which often led …

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