Publications

(2019). The more, the better, usually: An analytical investigation of the yield rate paradox in closed-loop supply chains. 50th Annual Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, USA, November 23rd-25th..

(2019). When the bullwhip effect is an increasing function of the lead time. International Federation of Automatic Control: Manufacturing, Modelling, Management and Control - 9th MIM, Berlin, Germany, 28th-30th August.

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(2019). The nonlinear dynamics of order-up-to inventory systems with lost sales. International Federation of Automatic Control: Manufacturing, Modelling, Management and Control - 9th MIM, Berlin, Germany, 28th-30th August.

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(2019). Discrete control theory. 14th International Society for Inventory Research Summer School, Leuven, Belgium, August 26th-30th.

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(2019). When the bullwhip effect is an increasing function of the lead time. 30th Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Washington, USA, 2nd-6th May.

(2019). Production optimization for short shelf-life products. 30th Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Washington, USA, 2nd-6th May.

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(2019). Yield paradox in closed loop supply chains with auto- and cross-correlated demand and return processes. 30th Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Washington, USA, 2nd-6th May.

(2019). Production optimization for short shelf-life products. Quarterly Forecast Forum, Cardiff Business School, 12th April, Cardiff, UK..

(2019). Discrete control theory. The spectrum of systems approaches to problem solving - from systems engineering to systems dynamics to systems thinking. A workshop hosted by the UK Chapter of the Systems Dynamics Society and the EPSRC ReRun project, Cardiff Business School, 22nd March, Cardiff, UK..

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(2019). The impact of stochastic lead times on the bullwhip effect under correlated demand and moving average forecasts. Accepted for publication in the Omega: The International Journal of Management Science.

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(2019). Trails and tribulations of running a research group. Logistics and Operations Management Section Annual Conference, Cardiff Business School, UK, 11th January.

(2019). Production optimization for short shelf-life products. Logistics and Operations Management Section Annual Conference, Cardiff Business School, 11th January, Cardiff, UK..

(2018). How SpeedFactories help companies adapt to capricious consumers. IndustryWeek.com, Editorial written by S. Waikar.

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(2018). How SpeedFactories help companies adapt to capricious consumers. Kellogg Insight, Editorial written by S. Waikar.

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(2018). A unified theory of the dynamics of closed-loop supply chains. European Journal of Operational Research, 269 (1), 313–326.

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(2018). Understanding your supply chain: dynamic value stream mapping for business improvement. 25th International EurOMA Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 24th-26th June.

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(2018). Inventory performance of the damped trend forecasting method. Pre-prints of the 20th International Working Seminar of Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 19th-23rd February, 1, 249-260.

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(2018). Bullwhip behaviour as a function of the lead-time for the order-up-to policy under ARMA demand. Pre-prints of the 20th International Working Seminar of Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 19th-23rd February, 2, 249-260.

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(2017). Revisiting rescheduling: MRP nervousness and the bullwhip effect. International Journal of Production Research, 55 (7), 1992–2012.

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(2017). Exploring nonlinear supply chains: the dynamics of capacity constraints. International Journal of Production Research, 55 (14), 4053–4067.

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(2017). Impact of cannibalization in a remanufacturing supply chain. 24th International Conference on Production Research, Poznan, Poland, July 30th-3rd August, 5 pages.

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(2017). The bullwhip effect under count time series: The case of first order integer auto-regressive demand processes. Proceedings of the 2017 International Symposium on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Bristol, UK, July 24th-25th, 229-240.

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(2017). Footfall for finer food forecasts. 24th Annual EurOMA Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, 3rd-5th July, 9 pages.

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(2016). Revisiting activity sampling: a fresh look at binomial proportion confidence intervals. European Journal of Industrial Engineering, 10 (6), 724-759.

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(2016). Collaborative supply chain configurations: The implications for supplier performance in production and inventory control. In “Developments in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Past, Present and Future”, edited by K.S. Pawar, H. Rogers, A. Potter and M.M. Naim, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 27–37. ISBN: 978-1-349-55848-3.

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(2016). Modelling the impact of factory gate pricing on transport and logistics. In “Developments in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Past, Present and Future”, edited by K.S. Pawar, H. Rogers, A. Potter and M.M. Naim, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 231–239. ISBN: 978-1-349-55848-3.

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(2016). Inventory performance under staggered deliveries and autocorrelated demand. European Journal of Operational Research, 249 (3), 1082–1091.

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(2016). The bullwhip effect: progress, trends and directions. European Journal of Operational Research, 250 (3), 691–701.

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(2016). Order book management in 3D printing service operations: A design science approach. 23th Annual EurOMA Conference, Trondheim, Norway, 17th-22nd June, 10 pages.

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(2016). Editorial: Special issue on Innovative service and manufacturing design. International Journal of Production Economics, 171 (2), 163-164.

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(2015). On net stock amplification in the Damped Trend Order-Up-To system. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, Seville, Spain, 21st-23rd October, 322-328.

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(2015). Reducing order and inventory variability under stochastic lead-time and correlated demand. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, Seville, Spain, 21st-23rd October, 312-321.

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(2015). The safety stock and inventory cost paradox in a stochastic lead time setting. 26th Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Washington, USA, 8th-11th May, 10 pages.

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(2015). The cascade reuse supply chain at Fuji Xerox: A stochastic analysis. 26th Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Washington, USA, 8th-11th May, 10 pages.

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(2015). Supply chain chaos. Cardiff Business School Research Briefing, 8 pages.

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(2015). In Memoriam: Professor Denis R. Towill 1933-2015. International Journal of Production Economics, 170 Part A, iii-iv.

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(2014). Exploring the oscillatory dynamics of a forbidden returns inventory system. International Journal of Production Economics, 147, 3–12.

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(2014). Levelling product mix in a Heijunka Board with shortest path algorithms. Pre-prints of the 18th International Working Seminar of Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 24th-28th Feburary, Vol. 4, 75–87.

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(2014). Fill rate in a periodic review Order-Up-To policy under correlated normally distributed demand. Pre-prints of the 18th International Working Seminar of Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 24th-28th Feburary, Vol. 1, 103–115.

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(2014). When can advance notice be most beneficial for closed loop supply chains?. Pre-prints of the 18th International Working Seminar of Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 24th-28th Feburary, Vol. 2, 267-279.

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(2014). The inventory ripple effect in just-in-time systems with auto-correlated demand. Pre-prints of the 18th International Working Seminar of Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 24th-28th Feburary, Vol. 3, 207-217.

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(2013). Stochastic design of a global closed loop supply chain: Planning and managing the reverse network at Fuji Xerox. 22nd International Conference on Production Research, Iguassu Falls, Brazil, 28th July–1st August, 7 pages.

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(2013). Global supply chain design: Understanding costs through dynamic modelling. 18th International Symposium on Logistics, Vienna, Austria, July 7th–10th, 8 pages.

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(2013). Removing bullwhip from Lexmark’s toner operations. Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Denver, USA, May 3rd–6th, 10 pages.

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(2012). Stability analysis of constrained inventory systems with transportation delay. European Journal of Operational Research, 223 (1), pp86–95.

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(2012). Bullwhip in a multi-product production setting. Tijdschrift voor Economie en Management – Review of Business and Economic Literature, 57 (3), 351–377.

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(2012). On the replenishment policy when the market demand information is lagged. International Journal of Production Economics, 135 (1), 458–467.

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(2012). Impact of scheduling frequency and shared capacity on production and inventory costs. Pre-prints of the 17th International Working Seminar of Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 20th-24th Feburary, Vol. 2, 277-288.

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(2010). A pragmatic approach to the design of bullwhip controllers. International Journal of Production Economics, 128, 556–568.

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(2009). Impact of market demand mis-specification on a two-level supply chain. International Journal of Production Economics, 121 (2), 739-751.

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(2009). Forecasting for inventory planning: a 50-year review. Journal of the Operations Research Society, 60 (S1), 149-160.

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(2009). The effects of schedule volatility on supply chain performance. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 12 (4), 313-328.

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(2009). Altruistic behaviour in a two-echelon supply chain with unmatched proportional feedback controllers. International Journal of of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications, 6 (3-4), 269-286.

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(2009). On a myth in supply chain management. Journal of Japan Industrial Management Association, 59, 431-436.

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(2009). Editorial for the special issue: papers from the 19th international conference on production research. International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 12 (4), 231-232.

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(2008). A win-win solution for the bullwhip problem. Production Planning and Control, 19 (7), 702-711.

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(2008). A generalized order-up-to policy and altruistic behavior in a three-level supply chain. In “Supply Chain Management and Knowledge Management: Integrating Critical Perspectives in Theory and Practice”, edited by A. Dwivedi and T. Butcher, Palgrave Macmillan, 190–216. ISBN: 978-0-230-57343-7.

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(2008). Managing Bullwhip-induced risks in supply chains. International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, 10 (3), 238-262.

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(2008). Understanding supply chain dynamics via simulation. In “Construction Supply Chain Management Handbook”, edited by W.J. O’Brien, C.T. Formoso, R. Vrijhoef and K.A. London, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA, 30 pages. ISBN: 9781420047455.

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(2008). On Replenishment Rules, Forecasting, and the Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chains. Foundations and Trends® in Technology, Information and Operations Management, 2 (1), 1-80.

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(2008). On the impact of order volatility in the European automotive sector. International Journal of Production Economics, 114 (1), 2-13.

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(2008). Supply chain aperiodicity, bullwhip and stability analysis with Jury's inners. IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 19 (2), 101-116.

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(2007). Integrating transport into supply chains: Vendor managed Inventory. In “Trends in Supply Chain Design and Management: Technologies and Methodologies”, edited by H. Jung, F.F. Chen and B. Jeong, Springer-Verlag, London, 331-344. ISBN: 978-1-84628-607-0.

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(2007). Reducing the bullwhip effect: Looking through the appropriate lens. International Journal of Production Economics, 108 (1-2), 444-453.

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(2007). The myopic Order-Up-To policy with a proportional feedback controller. International Journal of Production Research, 45 (2), 351-368.

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(2006). Controlling replenishment rule induced bullwhip via good systems design. In “The bullwhip effect in supply chains: A review of methods, components and practical cases”, edited by O.A. Carranza Torres and F. Villegas Morán, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 95-106. ISBN: 978-1-4039-9858-3.

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(2006). Bullwhip and batching: An exploration. International Journal of Production Economics, 104 (2), 408-418.

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(2006). State space investigation of the bullwhip problem with ARMA(1,1) demand processes. International Journal of Production Economics, 104 (2), 327-339.

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(2006). On assessing the sensitivity to uncertainty in distribution network design. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 36 (1), 5-21.

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(2006). A methodology for benchmarking replenishment-induced bullwhip. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 11 (2), 160-168.

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(2006). Estimation in supply chain inventory management. International Journal of Production Research, 44 (7), 1313-1330.

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(2005). Smooth is smart: Bullwhip, inventory, fill-rates and the golden ratio. Tijdschrift voor Economie en Management-Review of Business and Economic Literature, L (2), 167-186.

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(2005). Eliminating drift in inventory and order based production control systems. International Journal of Production Economics, 93-94, 331-344.

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(2004). The impact of VMI on Transport Operations. In Transport in Supply Chains, edited by C. Lalwani, R. Mason, A. Potter and B. Yang, Cardiff Business School, UK. ISBN: 0-9537982-3-2.

(2004). Tailored toolkit to enable seamless supply chains. International Journal of Production Research, 42 (17), 3627-3646.

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(2004). Supply chains dynamics. In “Understanding Supply Chains: Concepts, Critique and Futures”, edited by S. New and R. Westbrook, Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN: 9780199259335.

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(2004). Economic consequences of a production and inventory control policy. International Journal of Production Research, 42 (17), 3419-3431.

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(2004). Assessing the impact of e-business on supply chain dynamics. International Journal of Production Economics, 89 (2), 109-118.

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(2003). The dynamics of aggregate planning. Production Planning & Control, 14 (6), 497-516.

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(2003). Vendor-managed inventory and bullwhip reduction in a two-level supply chain. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 23 (6), 625-651.

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(2003). The impact of vendor managed inventory on transport operations. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 39 (5), 363-380.

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(2003). Explicit filters and supply chain design. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 9 (2), 73-81.

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(2002). Integrating the automotive supply chain: where are we now?. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 32 (2), 79-95.

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(2000). Genetic algorithm optimisation of a class of inventory control systems. International Journal of Production Economics, 68 (3), 259-278.

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(2000). Speeding up the progress curve towards effective supply chain management. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 5 (3), 122-130.

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(2000). The dynamics of emergency transhipment supply chains. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 30 (9), 788-815.

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(1999). Modelling the consequences of a strategic supply chain initiative of an automotive aftermarket operation. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 29 (9), 535-551.

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(1997). Dynamic simulation modelling for lean logistics. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 27 (3), 174-196.

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