Group for Research in Decision Analysis

Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management

Research involves

Basic and applied research on computerized distribution.

Research relevance

Contribute to improvement of transportation operations in Canada, which account for about 15 percent of national expenditures.

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News

An article co-authored by Professors Okan Arslan, Ola Jabali and Gilbert Laporte received an honourable mention in the awarding of the Best Paper of the Year Award by the international association INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL).

The article ranked close second among the 26 submissions received this year at the INFORMS annual meeting for the Transportation Science and Logistics category.

This study, titled Exact Solution of the Evasive Flow Capturing Problem presents an innovative solution to a complex problem of intercepting illegal vehicles in a transportation network. It was first published in November 2018 in the journal Operations Research, which is part of the Financial Times list (FT50) of the 50 scientific journals with the most impact in the business sector.

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Professor Gilbert Laporte was among the winners of this year's Best Paper Awards recently presented by the Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management College of the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS).

Their paper, entitled "Collaborative Prepositioning Network Design for Regional Disaster Response", was co-authored with Professor Marie-Ève Rancourt of HEC Montréal, Professor Burçu Balcik of Ozyegin University, in Turkey, and IVADO postdoctoral researcher Selene Silvestri.

The paper will be published shortly in Production and Operations Management, a scientific journal on the Financial Times list.

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Events

10:30 AM–12:00 PMSep 10, 2019 10:30 AM
GERAD seminar
Maximilian Schiffer TUM School of Management, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management, Chair in Logistics and Transportation, and Département de sciences de la décision, HEC Montréal
Room 4488, André-Aisenstadt Building, Université de Montréal Campus
10:45 AM–12:00 PMAug 27, 2019 10:45 AM
GERAD seminar
Fabio Furini LAMSADE, Université Paris Dauphine, France
Chair in Logistics and Transportation and Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management
Room 4488, André-Aisenstadt Building, Université de Montréal Campus
10:30 AM–12:00 PMMay 2, 2018 10:30 AM
GERAD seminar
Simon Thevenin HEC Montréal, Canada
Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management and Chair in Logistics and Transportation
Room 4488, André-Aisenstadt Building, Université de Montréal Campus
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