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Walailak University and the Thai Federation on Logistics cordially invites you to logistics seminar at TILOG-LOGISTIX2017:

Walailak University and the Thai Federation on Logistics cordially invites you to logistics seminar at TILOG-LOGISTIX2017:

“The potential benefits of backhauling in Asia, technologies to support such activities and how AEC can change the landscape of backhauling in Asia”

The seminar is co-organised with our worldwide logistics research partners from Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (A member of MIT SCALE Network) and University of Chile.

Synopsis:
Simply stated, backhauling is hauling cargo back. Since driving back takes as much time and fuel as driving fully loaded, it makes economic sense to optimise backhauling. However, it cannot be implemented without a proper characterisation of the potential movements, nature of the loads, availability of fleets, technologies and data.

This seminar will drive you to an overview of backhauling and its benefit to the trucking community by using data analytics to evaluate the potential for backhauling. An actionable insight for backhauling management to maximise the benefits of the data, a combination of different modelling techniques and software implementation will be presented. This include using auctioning and reverse auctioning to book for backhauling services. Finally, the discussion of research in backhauling and case studies in Asia, particularly in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore will be used to highlighting how AEC can change the landscape of backhauling in Asia.

About the speakers:
Dr. Janya Chanchaichujit
Dr. Chanchaichujit is a lecturer in Logistics and Supply chain management in the School of Management at Walailak University in Thailand. Prior to that, she was a lecturer at Curtin University in Australia. Dr. Chanchaichujit has over ten years industrial work experience in manufacturing operations, distribution and transportation management, in multinational companies in Asia, Europe and the USA.

Associate Prof. Albert Tan
Dr. Tan is currently an Associate Professor in MISI and associate researcher at MIT Supply Chain And Logistics Excellence Center. His research works have been published in international journals and is an editorial board member for various international journals. He was previously a Director working in a government agency responsible for upgrading the IT capability of the manufacturing and logistics industries. He has also provided numerous consulting services in Asia to streamline their supply chain while working for an IT vendor.

Dr. Jose Saavedra-Rosas
Dr. Saavedra-Rosas is an Adjunct Professor of the Mining Department in the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Chile. His research interests are the application of Operations Research methods and techniques in natural resource with a current emphasis on transportation problems.

Venue: TLOG-LOGISTIX Fair, Room NILE3, Hall 98, Bitec, Bangkok Thailand
Date and Time: August 17, 2017 9.00-12.00 AM.
Registration:
Please contact Ms. Wannee Sricheoy (E-mail wulogistics2017@gmail.com, Tel 0979648589 ) or online at   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfV9Zz7A3WfhllZrSPS81hpZRX_c0PDHhx1fuVvWMjXiyqw9w/viewform?c=0&w=1&includes_info_params=true

TILOG-LOGISTIX 2017 website: http://www.tilog-logistix.com/index_en.html


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