MIT11 263 - Urban Last-Mile Logistics

Description
Explores specific challenges of urban last-mile B2C and B2B distribution in both industrialized and emerging economies. Develops an in-depth understanding of the perspectives, roles, and decisions of all relevant stakeholder groups, from consumers, to private sector decision makers, to public policy makers. Discussion of the most relevant traditional and the most promising innovating operating models for urban last-mile distribution. Introduces application of the essential quantitative methods for the strategic design and tactical planning of urban last-mile distribution systems. Covers basic facility location problems, deterministic and stochastic network design problems, single- and multi-echelon vehicle routing problems, as well as associated approximation techniques. Course site: NOURL
Credits
6
Schedule Planner
Recent Semesters
Spring 2020, Spring 2019
Avg. Class Size
999
Avg. Sections
1