Prelims

Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Latin America

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(2018), "Prelims", Yoshizaki, H.T.Y., Velázquez Martínez, J.C. and Argueta, C.M. (Ed.) Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Latin America, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. i-xv. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78756-803-720181013

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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND LOGISTICS IN LATIN AMERICA: A MULTI-COUNTRY PERSPECTIVE

Selected Papers from the 2016 MIT SCALE Latin American Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 21–22 March 2016, Cambridge, MA

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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND LOGISTICS IN LATIN AMERICA: A MULTI-COUNTRY PERSPECTIVE

Selected Papers from the 2016 MIT SCALE Latin American Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 21–22 March 2016, Cambridge, MA

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HUGO T. Y. YOSHIZAKI

University of São Paulo, Brazil

JOSUÉ C. VELÁZQUEZ MARTÍNEZ

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

CHRISTOPHER MEJÍA ARGUETA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

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List of Contributors

Esteban Aguirre Institute of Innovation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering Department, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador
Flavio Vaz Almeida Center for Logistics Systems Innovation – CISLOG, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Patrícia Faias Laranjeiro de Andrade Center for Logistics Systems Innovation – CISLOG, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Pablo Alcides Arosemena Centro de Innovación e Investigación en Logística y Cadena de Abastecimiento (CIILCA), Universidad Tecnologica de Panama. Panama, Panama
Renata Albergaria de Mello Bandeira Military Institute of Engineering, Graduate School of Transportation Engineering, Brazil
Juan Marcos Castillo RAID Labs, IMSE Department, University of Texas at Arlington. Texas, USA
Zoila Yadira Guerra de Castillo Operations Research Department, Industrial Engineering School, Universidad Tecnologica de Panama. Panama, Panama
Jorge Luis Chicaiza-Vaca Mechanical Engineering Department, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador
Cláudio Barbieri da Cunha Center for Logistics Systems Innovation – CISLOG, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Márcio de Almeida D’Agosto Transportation Engineering Program, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
María Fernanda Fierro School of Engineering, Universidad del Pacifico, Peru
Joice Ribeiro Giacon Center for Logistics Systems Innovation – CISLOG, University of São Paulo, Brazil
George Vasconcelos Goes Transportation Engineering Program, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Daniel Neves Schmitz Gonçalves Transportation Engineering Program, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
David Andrés Hidalgo-Carvajal Logistics and Supply Chain Management, MIT Zaragoza Logistics Center, Spain
Celso Mitsuo Hino Center for Logistics Systems Innovation – CISLOG, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Iara Sakitani Kako Center for Logistics Systems Innovation – CISLOG, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Ada Carolina Kelso Centro de Innovación e Investigación en Logística y Cadena de Abastecimiento (CIILCA), Universidad Tecnologica de Panama. Panama, Panama
María-de-León-Jiménez School of Engineering, Universidad del Pacifico, Peru
Sol López Institute of Innovation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering Department, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador
Diego Fernando Manotas-Duque School of Industrial Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Josué C. Velázquez Martínez Center for Transportation and Logistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Lino Guimarães Marujo Department of Industrial Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Glaydston Mattos Ribeiro Transportation Engineering Program, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Christopher Mejía Argueta Center for Transportation and Logistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Stephanía Mosquera-López School of Industrial Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Colombia
José Javier Muñoz Institute of Innovation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering Department, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador
Cintia Machado de Oliveira Mechanical Engineering, Federal Center of Technological Education Celso Suckow da Fonseca, Brazil
Mauricio Rada-Orellana School of Engineering, Universidad del Pacifico, Peru
Geraldo Regis Mauri Department of Computing, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil
Roberto Joaquin Perez-Franco Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics, Deakin University, Australia
Rômulo Louzada Rabello Department of Computing, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil
Leonardo Rivera-Cadavid School of Industrial Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Carlos Alberto Rojas-Trejos School of Industrial Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Juan Martín Sosa Valdez Institute of Innovation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering Department, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador
Carlos Suárez-Nuñez Institute of Innovation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering Department, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador
Julián González-Velasco School of Industrial Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Hugo Tsugunobu Yoshida Yoshizaki Center for Logistics Systems Innovation – CISLOG, University of São Paulo, Brazil

About the Authors

Esteban Aguirre is an Industrial Engineer from Universidad San Francisco de Quito. He worked as a Continuous Improvement Analyst in his University and is now pursuing his MS in Aviation and Aerospace Management at Purdue University. Currently, he is working as a consultant in the Aviation Planning firm Landrum & Brown.

Dr Flavio Vaz Almeida is an Assistant Professor at the Polytechnic School of University of Sao Paulo (EPUSP). Formerly, he completed his Post-doc in Logistic Systems at CISLog USP. He graduated in Physics and obtained a master’s in Electric Engineering. PhD in Geophysics, Univ. Paul Sabatier, France; and PhD in Transportation Engineering EPUSP. Subjects: Logistics, Transportation Engineering and Geospatial Information Systems.

Patrícia Faias Laranjeiro de Andrade is a Civil Engineer from University of São Paulo and has experience in geographic information systems, freight transportation, sustainability, intermodal systems, and green logistics. Currently, she is working on her master’s in Logistics Systems Engineering at USP.

Pablo Alcides Arosemena is an Industrial Engineer and a specialist in higher education, general management, strategic planning, and marketing. He works as a Project Engineer at Constructora Pamel. After an internship at the University of Duisburg-Essen, he has worked as a consultant in the logistics sector for several projects in Panama and Spain.

Renata Albergaria de Mello Bandeira is a PhD Candidate in Transport Engineering from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ). She completed PhD in Business Administration from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (EA/UFRGS) and Master of Science (MS) in Transportation Engineering from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). She completed her Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from Military Institute of Engineering. Currently, she is a Professor at the Pos Graduate Program of Transport Engineering at the Military Institute of Engineering and a researcher at the Freight Transport Laboratory of the Transportation Engineering Program (COPPE/UFRJ). She has conducted studies conducted assessing the scope of sustainability assessment, logistic, and urban and humanitarian logistics.

Carlos Suárez-Nuñez holds a PhD in Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is currently a Professor, Director of the Master´s Program in Industrial Engineering, and Director of the Institute of Innovation in Logistics at Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). He also does consulting work in logistics.

Juan Marcos Castillo completed his PhD in Industrial Engineering at the University of Texas, Arlington. His industrial background includes Inter-American Bank of Development, Copa Airlines, and the Panama Canal. His favorite research topics are data analytics, IoT, RFID, and logistics.

Zoila Yadira G. de Castillo completed her PhD in Industrial Engineering and has been a Professor for more than 30 years at the Technological University of Panama. She holds the post of Patentable Technological Innovation Project Manager, achieving 75 PCT international patent applications. She is Research Leader at the Center for Innovation and Research in Logistics and Supply Chain (CIILCA) and an International Consultant in logistics and supply chain innovation, metaheuristics techniques for optimization, and data analytics.

Jorge Luis Chicaiza-Vaca is an Industrial Engineer, with MSc in Operations Control. Currently, he is a PhD candidate of IT in Production and Logistics (ITPL) at TU Dortmund, Germany. His research focus is on the optimization and simulation of models for sustainable freight transportation. Additionally, he has more than eight years of experience in manufacture companies.

Dr Cláudio Barbieri da Cunha is a Professor at the Department of Transportation Engineering of Polytechnic School of Engineering, University of São Paulo (USP). His research interests are in freight transportation modeling, logistic network design, urban logistics, and mathematical modeling applied to logistics, as well as freight and passenger transportation.

Márcio Aparecido D’Agosto has a DSc in Transportation Engineering from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. As one of the top ten Brazilian researchers in sustainable transport and green logistics, he coordinates the Brazilian Green Logistics Program (PLVB) and several research projects about trends on energy use in transportation.

María Fernanda Fierro received her BS in Business Engineering from Universidad del Pacífico (Peru), with experience in marketing and sales departments in business intelligence projects, resource optimization, and account management in IT and consumer goods companies. She is interested in technology, human rights, and social responsibility causes.

Joice Ribeiro Giacon is a Supply Chain Professional with over 10 years experience in procurement, distribution, and transportation, as well as project management and research. She has worked at CISLog USP, Fundação Vanzolini, and Natura. She is a Mechanical Engineer, with MSc in Logistics Systems Engineering and specialization in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

George Vasconcelos Goes is a PhD Candidate in Transport Engineering form Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ). He completed his Master of Science (MS) in Transportation Engineering form Federal University of Ceará (UFC). Currently, he is a researcher at the Freight Transport Laboratory of the Transportation Engineering Program (COPPE/UFRJ). He has conducted studies assessing the scope of sustainability assessment, as well as energy and traffic modeling.

Daniel Neves Schmitz Gonçalves is a PhD Candidate in Transport Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ). He completed his Master of Science (MS) in Transportation Engineering from Military Institute of Engineering (IME). Currently, he is researcher at the Freight Transport Laboratory of the Transportation Engineering Program (LTC/PET/COPPE/UFRJ). He has conducted studies assessing the scope of sustainability assessment, energy, and GHG emissions.

David Andrés Hidalgo-Carvajal is a PhD Student at MIT – Zaragoza Logistics Center. He completed his MSc in Industrial Engineering and a BE in Aeronautical Engineering. He has been Teaching Assistant for the GCLOG program by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is passionate about urban logistics and sustainability. His current research mainly focuses on servitization of products and reshaping the supply chain, including SMEs and nanostores’ perspective.

Celso Mitsuo Hino is a Naval Architect/Marine Engineer from University of São Paulo and holds an MSc in Naval Engineering at EPUSP. He has extensive experience in applied optimization projects, maritime logistics, urban freight, and physical distribution. He is currently enrolled as a doctoral candidate in Industrial Engineering at USP.

Dr Iara Sakitani Kako was a Post-doctoral Researcher at CISLog, focusing on sustainability and urban logistics. She has a BSc, MSc, and PhD in Geography, all at University of São Paulo. She held a post-doctoral position in the Department of Transportation Engineering at USP, working on cartography.

Ada Carolina Kelso is an Industrial Engineer, certified in logistics and multimodal transportation. She is methodical, efficient, and clear headed, with work experience in a multinational company in charge of import and export trade in special zones around the world, trade compliance topics, and projects as a logistic consultant in Panama.

María-de-León-Jiménez received her BS in Business Engineering from Universidad del Pacífico (Peru). She has experience in different projects related to supply chain efficiency and business continuity management in retail, media & entertainment, health, plastic, and oil & gas industries. Furthermore, she is highly interested in environment and social responsibility.

Sol Lopez studied Industrial Engineering at the San Francisco University in Quito and now is finishing her master’s in Management Engineering at the Polytecnich University of Catalunya. She has work experience in the areas of marketing and supply chain management.

Diego F. Manotas-Duque is Professor of the School of Industrial Engineering at Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia. He obtained his PhD in Engineering from the Universidad del Valle in 2013 and MSc from the Universidad de Chile in 2003. His BSc in Industrial Engineering was from Universidad del Valle.

Dr Josué Cuauhtémoc Velázquez-Martínez is a Research Scientist at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL), having vast experience in conducting applied research on sustainable logistics in emerging markets. Velázquez Martínez leads two research streamlines: the MIT Sustainable Logistics initiative and the MIT Micro Supply Chain Management for small firms. Velázquez Martínez is the Executive Director of the MIT Supply Chain Management blended program.

Dr Lino Marujo has been an Associate Professor of Logistics and Simulation with the Department of Industrial Engineering at Polytechnic School of UFRJ. He is also a Professor in the Operations Research Program, which collaborates with Transportation Engineering Program at COPPE/UFRJ.

Geraldo Regis Mauri holds a DSc in Applied Computing at National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil. He is an associate professor at the Graduate Program in Computer Science of the Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil. His topic of interest is operational research, metaheuristics, and relaxation methods.

Dr Christopher Mejía-Argueta is a Research Scientist at MIT CTL. He develops research on retail operations and food supply chains. He aims to achieve efficient operations, understanding the evolution of consumers/retailers to reduce undesired effects like income disparity, malnutrition, and food waste by proposing sustainable policies, business models, and logistics strategies. Chris also serves as Director of the MIT SCALE Latin America Network.

Stephanía Mosquera-López is a PhD Student in Engineering at the School of Industrial Engineering, Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia. He completed MSc in Applied Economics from the Universidad del Valle and BSc in Economics from Universidad del Valle.

José Javier Muñoz is a Data Scientist at Telefonica Ecuador. The majority of his work focuses on using Big Data tools to generate insights about movements, profiling, and interactions of cell phone users. He works with public and private companies to improve their decision making process by analyzing Telefonica’s data.

Cintia Machado de Oliveira is a PhD and MS in Transport Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ). She graduated in Business Administration from Plínio Leite University Center. Currently, she is a Professor at the CEFET-RJ and a Researcher at the Freight Transport Laboratory of the Transportation Engineering Program (COPPE/UFRJ). She also is a member of a research group of the COPPE/UFRJ in partnership with the MIT.

Mauricio Rada-Orellana is a Research Analyst at Universidad del Pacífico (Peru), where he received his BS in Business Engineering. He previously worked on projects at the Inter-American Development Bank and the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. His interests focus is on supply chain, network economics, and social entrepreneurship.

Roberto Perez-Franco was a Research Associate at MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics until March 2017, serving as Director of the Supply Chain 2020 Project (later the Supply Chain Strategy Lab), Director of the GCLOG Program, and Director of Digital Learning. He is now Senior Research Fellow at Deakin University, Australia.

Rômulo Louzada Rabello holds an MSc in Computer Science from Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil. He works as development analyst. His topic of interest is metaheuristics and systems development.

Glaydston Mattos Ribeiro is Post-Doctor in Operational Research Applied to Logistics at HEC-Montréal, Canada. He is an Associate Professor at the Graduate Program in Transportation Engineering of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His topic of interest is operational research and metaheuristics applied to logistics and transportation problems.

Leonardo Rivera-Cadavid is Assistant Professor of the School of Industrial Engineering at Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia. He completed PhD in Industrial & Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech. Blacksburg, Virginia, MSIE from Georgia Tech., Atlanta, and BSc in Industrial Engineering from Universidad del Valle.

Carlos Alberto Rojas-Trejos was born in Andalucia, Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on May 13, 1985. He is an Industrial Engineer and Magister in Engineering from Universidad del Valle, Colombia. He is Professor in Operation’s Research in the academic program of Industrial Engineering in Universidad del Valle, Colombia.

Juan Martín Sosa Valdez obtained his Industrial Engineering in 2016 from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, in Quito, Ecuador. Currently, he works as a strategic analyst of continuous improvement in the same institution, applying different industrial engineering tools, as well as continuous improvement projects and data-based decision making.

Julián González-Velasco was born in Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on September 17, 1964. He is an Industrial Engineer and Specialist in Finance and Magister in Engineering from Universidad del Valle, Colombia. He is a Professor in Operation’s Research and finance for the academic program of Industrial Engineering in Universidad del Valle, Colombia.

Dr. Hugo Tsugunobu Yoshida Yoshizaki is Associate Professor at University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil, where he co-directs the Center for Innovation in Logistics Systems (CISLog). He is member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee on Urban Freight Transportation, and Vice-President, Latin America and Caribbean, of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS).