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Lecture: Dr. Schmeink from McKinsey talked about Production Network Optimization

Lecture: Dr. Schmeink from McKinsey talked about Production Network Optimization

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.

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New extension to our omnichannel retail research!

New extension to our omnichannel retail research!

We are happy to share that our research on rapid order fulfillment in omnichannel retail operations was accepted for publication in the EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics (VHB-Journal rating: B) and is available at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2192437622000097

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Master’s Thesis Topic: University Course Timetabling at TUM Campus Straubing

Master’s Thesis Topic: University Course Timetabling at TUM Campus Straubing

Creating good course timetables at a university is a challenging combinatorial optimization problem that has received considerable interest in the optimization and operations research literature (cf. [1]). In principle, the tasks consists of assigning weekly lectures to time slots and rooms while respecting a number of hard constraints. For instance, a lecturer can teach at most one lecture at a time, no two lectures can take place in the same room at the same time and no two lectures of the same curriculum must be scheduled in parallel.

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Chair of Supply and Value Chain Management

Am Essigberg 3
94315 Straubing

Chair

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Alexander Hübner

Team Assistants

Barbara Roth / Alexandra Lauber

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-246
Mail: scm-info@cs.tum.de