This week, a cohort of our Master students visited the Lidl warehouse in Straubing, a hub managing logistics for 81 stores and offering nearly the complete range of products.
On Friday, 11.08.23 the first edition of the Straubinger Sustainability Symposium was held. Over 30 participants from all over Germany met to present and discuss their research.
New publication about food waste minimization in grocery retail published in Sustainability Analytics and Modeling
We are happy to announce that our new publication “Minimizing Food Waste in Grocery Store Operations: Literature Review and Research Agenda” published in the new IFORS journal Sustainability Analytics and Modeling. The paper is available open access: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.samod.2023.100023
We had the pleasure to welcome Professor Tom Tan (SMU Cox School of Business, Dallas) at the TUM Campus Straubing this week for a lecture on creating supportive team environments and engagement retention from the Girl Scouts Cookie Program.
Due to recent disruptions in their supply chains, companies across different industries are forced to reassess their production footprint. Even in times without supply chain crises, optimizing the production network is on top of CEO agendas due to its high relevance for efficient operations. In a guest lecture at TUM Campus Straubing, organized by the Chair of Supply and Value Chain Management, Dr. Michael Schmeink from McKinsey & Company talked about Production Network Optimization. The lecture delivered theoretical concepts relevant for Network Design and Network Optimization. This was followed by an interactive part where the students solved three case studies based on real-world applications.
New publication “An analytical assessment of demand effects in omni-channel assortment planning” accepted at Omega
We are happy to announce that our latest research on omni-channel retail operations “An analytical assessment of demand effects in omni-channel assortment planning” was accepted for publication in Omega and is available as pre-proof at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2022.102749