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Invited Talk at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
During the summer, I had the opportunity to give an invited research seminar at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. The session was highly interactive. My appreciation to both Drs Richard Cuthbertson and Katya Yatskovskaya for their invitation and warm reception.
The UPS & FedEx Duopoly – History Repeating Itself for New Competitors (and it’s not Amazon)
Co-authored with Juan Sotolongo, CEO of Lockars based in London, we discuss why shippers are very upset at the pricing and capacity strategies of both UPS & FedEx and how this could create an opportunity for new competition. Here’s the link to the full article recently published at Supply Chain Quarterly.
Invited Talk at Tilburg School of Economics and Management
I recently had the opportunity to give an invited seminar to the Supply Chain Management group at Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University. The session was interactive and the group was engaging. My appreciation to both Professors Jan Fransoo and Sangho Chae for their invitation and warm reception.
Industry Studies Association 2020 Virtual Conference
I had the pleasure to attend and present a research paper at this year’s Industry Studies Association Virtual Conference. Check out this link for more information about the events at the conference: https://isa1.memberclicks.net/2020-virtual-conference.
Hosted a session about computer vision and its applications in retail store operations
On March 14, I had the pleasure of hosting a technical talk on by Jason Koo from AlwaysAI, a software company that brings computer vision (CV) to embedded devices. As part of the session, we had demonstrations showing the applicability of CV in inventory management, product/customer tracking, promotion targeting, among others. Feel free to reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have experience in using CV in a retail setting or simply interested to have a conversation on this topic.
2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award
I am pleased to share that my Ph.D. dissertation examining last-mile distribution networks in e-commerce omnichannel retailing has been selected, from among more than 270 entries, as the Winner of the 2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (Operations and Production Management Category).
IJOPM’s 2018 Highly Commended Paper Award (Runner-up for outstanding paper of the year)
Pleased to share that one of our papers published in IJOPM in 2018 has been awarded the 2018 Highly Commended Paper Award (Runner-up for outstanding paper of the year)!
A use case of our ‘SHOP’ model to analyze the reconfiguration options for Sears Holdings’ last-mile distribution
Case link: http://cmr.berkeley.edu/blog/2019/1/sears
Walmart’s omnichannel synergy
Our article arguing omnichannel synergy might be more appropriate than omnichannel integration in today’s competitive retail landscape using Wal-Mart as a case example has been published in Supply Chain Management Review.