The Logistics and Supply Chain Division of IISE invites nominations for the Student Case Competition. Any team with three to five student members can attend the competition to showcase their problem solving capability and analytical skills on a related LSC case. The winning teams, first, second and third places, of the competition will be recognized at the LSC town hall meeting to be held at the IISE Annual Conference & Expo.
The Logistics and Supply Chain Challenge is open to undergraduate and graduate students to compete and showcase their problem-solving capability and analytical skills on a related logistics and supply chain case. The eligibility criteria are listed as follows:
The teams can be nominated by a faculty advisor or self-nominated. The following documents will be required from each attending team:
The Case Article - Growing Pains: A Case Study for Large-Scale Vehicle Routing, https://doi.org/10.1287/ited.2016.0167cs is available at INFORMS Transaction on Education
The Data files are :
Faculty advisor can request supplemental material (i.e., Solution Check Tool) from: https://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/suppl/10.1287/ited.2016.0167ca
The application is due by midnight on March 15, 2019 (CST) and all of the application documents must be emailed, as a single PDF, to Dr. Krystel Castillo by the contact person of the team before the due date for full consideration. There is no application fee.
The winner will notified by March 22, 2019.
Undergraduate level:Team members: Kevin Weinreich, Kelsey Foster, Angela Bentley, Zoe Deveau and Tyler McDowellDalhousie University
Graduate level:Team members: Berkay Gulcan, Rebecca Albers
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