Gültekin Kuyzu

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In the highly fragmented truckload transportation industry a substantial fraction of truck movements involves empty trucks, i.e., involves moves that reposition trucks. However, reducing the amount of truck repositioning is difficult because the need for a carrier to reposition its trucks depends on the interactions between the shippers the carrier is(More)
We study simultaneous transportation procurement auctions from a truckload carrier's perspective. We formulate a stochastic bid price optimization problem with the objective of maximizing a carrier's expected profit. The formulation takes into account the synergies among the lanes and the competing carriers' bidding strategies. For solving this stochastic(More)
To my family. iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to express my deepest gratitude to my advisors Dr. Martin Savelsbergh and Dr. ¨ Ozlem Ergun. I was extremely fortunate to work with them. They provided me with the motivation, guidance, and support I needed to complete my Ph.D. studies. I would like to especially thank them for giving me the freedom to choose(More)
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