Pedro M. Reyes

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Purpose – To place the research on radio frequency identification (RFID) usage in supply chains within a specific business and market context; in this case, the grocery industry. Design/methodology/approach – This paper considers RFID research within the context of the grocery industry and outlines the market drivers that affect the way the grocery industry(More)
As competition from emerging economies such as China and India puts pressure on global supply chains and as new constraints emerge, it presents opportunities for approaches such as game theory for solving the transshipment problem. In this paper we use the well-known Shapley value concept from cooperative game theory as an approach to solve the(More)
This paper examines the extended two-echelon newsboy problem for a manufacturer and retailer in a supply chain with asymmetric market information. In this scenario, the retailer has better knowledge of the marketÕs demand, and the manufacturer perceives the same demand. This applied model presents how the manufacturer can take advantage of the retailerÕs(More)
The purpose of this research is to understand the expectations and behaviors of business aviation pilots toward online learning. The authors believe that the company able to offer an integrated, individualized and useful online training experience will gain a significant competitive advantage. To that end, the authors have researched and synthesized studies(More)
1. Background For more than a century, information technologies have revolutionized the way supply chain management control systems have been designed and implemented. Particular examples are the telegraph used for railroad transportation scheduling, the telephone (and facsimile) for faster business communication, bar codes for automatic data acquisition,(More)
The heightened focus of global competition has increased the necessity of manufacturing in combination with information technologies to continuously improve production flexibility and product quality, delivery and cost. Coupled with uncertainty and delays in information transmission lags, this increased focus has also created confusion and difficulties in(More)