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Gilbert Laporte et Maximilian Schiffer honoured by INFORMS

Maximilian Schiffer, Jan Fabian Ehmke

Gilbert Laporte and Maximilian Schiffer, GERAD members, received the Outstanding Paper in Facility Logistics Award from the Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL) Section of INFORMS for the quality of their article. The award was presented at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, held in Indianapolis from October 16 to 19.

Their article titled “Optimal Picking Policies in E-Commerce Warehouses,” (Patrick S. Klein, Nils Boysen and Marco Pavone) the 1st version of which was published in March 2022 in Management Science. It suggested an algorithm to optimize picking operations in giant warehouses like those of Amazon.

edited Nov 7, 2022 08:44 AM