Research

 

 

 

LCL’s research is driven by real-world problems experienced by various companies around the globe. The SCALE network offers companies access to leading experts in logistics and supply chain management.

Research reports

The list of LCL specific research reports will be continuously updated as the various research projects progress.

Kallrath, J., Klosterhalfen S.T., Fischer, G., Walter, M., Blackburn, R. (2016), Payload-Based Fleet Size Optimization for Rail Cars in the Chemical Industry, European Journal of Operational Research, accepted

Blackburn, R., Kallrath, J., Klosterhalfen, S.T. (2015), Operations Research in BASF’s Supply Chain Operations, International Transactions in Operational Research, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 385–405

Klosterhalfen, S.T., Minner, S., Willems, S.P. (2014), Strategic Safety Stock Placement in Supply Networks with Static Dual Supply, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 204–219

Klosterhalfen, S.T., Kallrath, J., Fischer, G. (2014), Rail Car Fleet Design – Optimization of Structure and Size, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 157, pp. 112–119

Klosterhalfen, S.T., Dittmar, D., Minner, S. (2013), An Integrated Guaranteed- and Stochastic-Service Approach to Inventory Optimization in Supply Chains, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 231, Issue 1, pp. 109–119

Klosterhalfen, S., Kiesmüller, G.P., Minner, S. (2011), A Comparison of the Constant Order and Dual-Index Policy for Dual Sourcing, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 133, Issue 1, pp. 302-311

Klosterhalfen, S., Minner, S. (2010), Safety Stock Optimisation in Distribution Systems: A Comparison of Two Competing Approaches, International Journal of Logistics: Research & Applications, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 99-120

Research reports from the other centres of the SCALE network can be found at http://scale.mit.edu/research-reports.

Working papers

The list of LCL specific working papers will be continuously updated as they become available.  

Working papers from the other centres of the SCALE network can be found at http://scale.mit.edu/working-papers.

SCALE Newsletter  

Updates on the various research projects and activities are also regularly published in the newsletter Supply Chain Frontiers of the SCALE network.