The main theme of this summer school is to discuss how advanced inventory management can improve material and capacity efficiency. Inventory management of raw and recycled materials, semi-finished and finished goods affects resource efficiency and improves sustainability.
We call for high-quality research on the Conference theme: “Information and Operational Decision Sciences”, and for rigorous research on any of the following tracks and topics. The deadline for submitting full papers and abstracts is January 15th, 2017.
The Mini-Symposium is organised by the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (MEDIFAS) and ISIR jointly with Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT). 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.
Ed Silver, former president of ISIR, is pleased to provide an update on the status of the new edition of his book: Edward A. Silver, David F. Pyke and Douglas J. Thomas, Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains, Fourth Edition, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. The book is now available for purchase and adoption for teaching and purposes. A link for further information is
The book presents an overview of several innovative management concepts and technical solutions for warehouse logistics of the future – Warehousing 4.0. Topics covered in the book include the “Industry 4.0” concept and its impact on automation in warehousing, technical assistance systems for improving workplace ergonomics, pick-by-light and pick-by-vision systems, order picking robots, and drones in the warehouse.
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