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Jan Fransoo is a Professor of Operations Management and Logistics in the School of Industrial Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He specializes in Operations Planning and Supply Chain Management in the process, pharma, food, retail, and container transportation industries. Tuition focuses on Economics and Business Administration, Social and public administration, Supply chain management and Production planning and Transport

 Current research projects address sustainability in supply chain management and financing, traditional channel nanostore distribution in developing megacities, as well as the behaviour of human planners and related decision-making processes and aggregate sales forecasting on long-term business cycles.

Academic background

Jan holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Operations Management & Logistics from TU/e. Following his PhD, he was awarded a 3-year fellowship by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences, partly spent as a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He has held a honorary visiting professorship at the University of Ljubljana and visiting appointments at the University of California and MIT. 

 

He joined TU/e's School of Industrial Engineering as a faculty member in 1996. He was founding Program Director of the MSc Program in Operations Management & Logistics and Director of the 4TU School for Technological Design - Stan Ackermans Institute. He is currently on the OPAC management team and Dean of the TU/e Graduate School. Jan is Senior Editor of Production and Operations Management, served on the editorial board of various other journals and published over 100 books, papers and journal. He frequently speaks in the Netherlands and abroad and serves on various boards and government committees.

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Supply chains Engineering & Materials Science
Logistics Engineering & Materials Science
Containers Engineering & Materials Science
logistics Earth & Environmental Sciences
Costs Engineering & Materials Science
Scheduling Engineering & Materials Science
Planning Engineering & Materials Science
Industry Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2010 2014

ULTIMATE: Efficient Multimodal Hinterland Networks

Fransoo, J. C., Slikker, M., van Woensel, T., Chang Chang, C., Jansen, R. & Jansen, R.

1/09/1031/12/14

Project: Research direct

Research Output 1992 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

Green logistics solutions

Aktas, E., Bloemhof, J. M., Fransoo, J. C., Günther, H-O. & Jammernegg, W., 1 Sep 2018, In : Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal. 30, 3, p. 363–365

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Logistics
Sustainable development
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Climate change
2 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

A note on “Linear programming models for a stochastic dynamic capacitated lot sizing problem”

van Pelt, T. D. & Fransoo, J. C., 1 Jan 2018, In : Computers & Operations Research. 89, p. 13-16 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Linear Optimization
Lot Sizing
Stochastic Dynamics
Linear programming
Programming Model
12 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Strategic fleet planning for city logistics

Franceschetti, A., Honhon, D., Laporte, G., van Woensel, T. & Fransoo, J. C., 1 Jan 2017, In : Transportation Research. Part B: Methodological. 95, p. 19-40 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Logistics
logistics
Planning
planning
leasing
7 Citations (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)

Development and implementation of supply chain optimization framework for CO2 capture and storage in the Netherlands

Kalyanarengan Ravi, N., van Sint Annaland, M., Fransoo, J. C., Grievink, J. & Zondervan, E., 2017, In : Computers and Chemical Engineering. 102, p. 40-51 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

File
Supply chains
Costs
Mathematical models
Adsorption
9 Citations (Scopus)
173 Downloads (Pure)

Sustainable transportation and order quantity: insights from multiobjective optimization

Bouchery, Y., Ghaffari, A., Jemai, Z. & Fransoo, J. C., 25 Mar 2016, In : Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal. 28, 3, p. 367-396 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Multiobjective optimization
Carbon
Cost functions
Trucks
Logistics

Activities 1991 2018

  • 13 Editorial activity
  • 4 Visiting an external academic institution
  • 2 Membership of board
  • 1 Other

Management and Business Review (Journal)

J.C. (Jan) Fransoo (Editorial board member)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Decision Sciences (Journal)

J.C. (Jan) Fransoo (Editorial board member)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation (Journal)

J.C. (Jan) Fransoo (Editorial board member)
2013 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Operations Research (Journal)

Jan Fransoo (Editorial board member)
2012 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jan Fransoo (Visiting researcher)
Jan 2011Aug 2011

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institutionScientific

Press / Media

The Unlikely Success of Nanostore Retailing

Jan C. Fransoo

6/12/17

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Paul Koenraad is the Graduate School’s new dean

Jan C. Fransoo

6/10/179/10/17

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Paul Koenraad nieuwe dean van de Graduate School

Jan C. Fransoo

9/10/17

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Student theses

A comparison of production planning strategies: a product vs. a capacity oriented approach

Author: Hennink, A., 31 Dec 2006

Supervisor: Fransoo, J. (Supervisor 1) & Flapper, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A global supply chain planning and control re-design at a re-manufacturing company

Author: van Geest, R., 31 Dec 2007

Supervisor: Fransoo, J. (Supervisor 1) & Kiesmuller, G. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A methodology for transport buying companies to estimate CO2 emissions in transport: application in Unilever European logistics

Author: Özsalih, H., 15 Jan 2010

Supervisor: de Kok, A. (Supervisor 1) & Fransoo, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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