Supply Chain Management

A supply chain is the network of organizations—be they military, government, or private sector—involved in creating and delivering a product or service to a customer or consumer. RAND research on the management of supply chains has focused on both the efficiency and the security of civilian and military supply chains, with reports covering freight modernization, rail capacity and security, fuel taxes, and container inspection at ports.

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    Dynamic Modeling of Inventories Subject to Obsolescence

    The models discussed in this paper are concerned with optimization of ordering and disposal decisions, leading to policies of the (s,S) type, incorporating specific elements descriptive of the uncertainty of future demand for the particular item.

    Dec 31, 1962

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    Logistics research and management science

    A discussion of the many useful contributions made to the management of the logistics system of the United States Air Force through the application of research techniques. In particular, the author describes the broad nature of the military environme...

    Dec 31, 1958

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    Laboratory Evaluation of Supply and Procurement Policies: The First Experiment of the Logistics Systems Laboratory

    A description of Laboratory Problem I (LP-I), the first large-scale logistics simulation performed in RAND'S Logistics Systems Laboratory to evaluate a set of proposed supply policies and procedures.

    Aug 9, 1958

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    Elliott Brennan

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.A. in English, Yale University

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    Endy M. Daehner

    Director of Operations, Global Research Talent, Senior Physical Scientist
    Education B.A. in human biology, Stanford University; Ph.D. in chemistry, California Institute of Technology

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    Tim R. Colvin

    Research Programmer
    Education M.S. in applied mathematics, California Institute of Technology; A.B. in applied mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

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    Monika Cooper

    Technical Analyst
    Education MBA in economics, finance, Bellevue University; Bachelor of Science in international business management, Bellevue University; Undergrad Studies in psychology, modern languages, Creighton University

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    Omar Sherif Elwakil

    Associate Operations Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in supply chain management, University of Maryland; M.S. in international business, Univ Catholique de Louvain; B.S. in economics, University of Massachusetts

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    Lillian Ablon

    Adjunct Information Scientist
    Education M.S. in mathematics, Johns Hopkins University; B.A. in mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

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    Mahyar A. Amouzegar

    Senior Operations Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in operations research, UCLA; D. Engr. in electrical engineering, UCLA; M.S. in operations research, UCLA; B.S. in applied mathematics, San Francisco State University

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    Kenneth J. Girardini

    Senior Operations Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in electrical engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

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    Jared Mondschein

    Associate Physical Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in chemistry, Penn State University; B.S. in chemistry, Union College

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    Yun Kang

    Associate Director, Acquisition and Technology Policy Center; Senior Operations Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, MIT

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    John F. Raffensperger

    Senior Operations Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in business, University of Chicago; M.B.A., University of Chicago; B.S. in industrial engineering, Northwestern University

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    Daniel M. Romano

    Senior Technical Analyst
    Education M.B.A in business administration, George Mason University; M.S. in logistics management, Air Force Institute of Technology

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    Eric Peltz

    Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations
    Education M.B.A. and M.S.E. in industrial and operations engineering, University of Michigan; B.S.E. in systems engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point

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    Emma Westerman

    Director, Acquisition and Development Program, Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC); Mathematician
    Education M.S. in mathematics and statistics, Georgetown University; B.S. in mathematics and statistics, Carnegie Mellon University; B.A. in philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University

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    Aisha Najera Chesler

    Mathematician
    Education Ph.D. in mathematics, Claremont Graduate University