Mark S. Zschocke

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Rail shipments of hazardous materials expose the population near the routes to the possibility of an accident resulting in a spill. Rail routes are determined by economic concerns such as route length and the revenue generated for the originating carrier. In this paper we consider an alternate routing strategy that takes accident risks into account. We(More)
This paper presents the methodology of the development and the results of a simulation model used to capture the complexities of sulphur distribution system run by Sultran Ltd. in Western Canada. Sulphur is a valuable by-product of natural gas which should be continuously transported from the gas plants to avoid plant shutdowns. The sulphur is routed via(More)
We develop a competitive investment model wherein two competing firms consider investing into two projects targeting, separately, a mature and an emerging market. The returns firms obtain from investments into these markets are assumed to follow an S-shaped curve and depend on both firms’ actions. Considering symmetric environments (in terms of investment(More)
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