Washington University in St Louis Olin Business School

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“Our BCTIM research project provided a practical, easily understandable analysis of complex data and resulted in the highly successful launch of a new product.” – Bill Villalon, President for the Americas, APL Logistics

Through BCTIM, supply chain and operations faculty and doctoral students from around the world present their research papers (which address some of the hottest topics in the field), receive feedback on their work, and network with a global academic community. Their interactions advance thinking and practice in the field, with a tremendous ripple effect that spreads out to their respective institutions, colleagues, and corporate partners.

These papers and articles examine important issues, providing a “sneak peak” to ahead-of-the-curve thinking and practice in the field. Recent research topics include the following:

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