Reaching 50 Million Nanostores: Retail Distribution in Emerging Megacities (black and white version)

Reaching 50 Million Nanostores: Retail Distribution in Emerging Megacities (black and white version)


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ISBN-13: 9781975742003
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/16/2017
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Jan C. Fransoo is a professor of Operations Management and Logistics at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Aside from having published extensively in the academic literature, he has conducted dozen of projects with leading innovative companies across a wide range of topics in the supply chain area, with experience across all continents. In recent years, his research work has concentrated on emerging markets and other developing economies. Jan holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Operations Management & Logistics from Eindhoven University of Technology. In early 2018, Professor Fransoo will join Kuehne Logistics University in Hamburg, Germany.

Dr. Edgar E. Blanco is a Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) and a Director at Amazon Logistics. He has over 20 years of experience in designing and improving logistics and supply chain systems. Prior to joining Amazon, Blanco worked at Walmart e-Commerce, was a Principal Research Scientist at MIT, the Director of the MIT SCALE Network in Latin America, led Inventory Optimization practice at Retek (now Oracle Retail) and was a Senior Software Architect at Velant. Blanco is the Founder and former Director of the MIT Megacity Logistics Lab.

He is also widely recognized as an expert on carbon footprint assessments of global supply chains and models of environmental impacts of freight transportation and logistics. He received his PhD from the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His educational background includes a B.Sc. and MSc. in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) and a MSc. in Operations Research from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Christopher Mejía-Argueta is a Research Scientist at the MIT CTL, director of the GCLOG program and director of the MIT SCALE Network in Latin America. He holds a MSc. and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico). He was the academic leader at the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI), where he developed dozens of projects with industry and universities in Latin America. He was also a postdoctoral fellow at TU/e in the Netherlands.

He has developed dozens of research projects in optimization, SCM, retail operations, urban and humanitarian logistics for Latin America, Democratic Republic of Congo, United States and the Netherlands.

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