Categories Archives: Retail Operations

Categories Archives: Retail Operations

The inventory deployment decision in the retail supply chain, by S.C. Geerts (with Jumbo Supermarkten)

By: Jolanda Verkuijlen - Nelissen

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The master thesis project deals with the development of a quantitative ILP-model in order to solve the so-called inventory deployment decision for ambient products in a retail supply chain with central and regional distribution centers (DC) with internal consolidation. The inventory deployment decision is the problem at which distribution stage and in which storage pick […]

Multi-echelon inventory management at Sligro Food Group NV, by Tim van Pelt

By: Jolanda Verkuijlen - Nelissen

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Sligro Food Group N.V. considers the application of an integrated inventory control policy in which crucial information is shared among the different stock points in its supply chain. The research examines the potential inventory holding cost savings of the application of an installation stock policy with central demand pooling – in which downstream demand data […]

Sell More, Waste Less

By: Santiago Salgado

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Food waste is a large global challenge and both governments and industries are stepping up their efforts to reduce food waste worldwide. This research project aims to find ways for supermarkets to increase sales and reduce food wase for perishable items. The ECR working group on On Shelf Availability and Shrinkage initiated this project. In cooperation […]

Minimum cost package size analysis in the supply chain: A case study in Colombia (Spanish)

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A cost-efficient method to optimize package size in emerging markets

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