Ergun and Swann Discuss the Role of IEs in Disaster Response

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Ergun and Swann Discuss the Role of IEs in Disaster Response

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In a recent issue of Industrial Engineer, Professors Julie Swann and Ozlem Ergun were among a number of industrial engineers (IE) interviewed about the logistics of disaster response and the role of IEs in humanitarian relief. Recognizing that there is a lot of uncertainty when a disaster strikes, Swann and Ergun agree that you have to be adaptable in the humanitarian sector, even more so than in a traditional supply chain, because “you just have to figure out creative ways to get stuff where it needs to go” Click here to read the entire article.

In a recent issue of Industrial Engineer, Professors Julie Swann and Ozlem Ergun were among a number of industrial engineers (IE) interviewed about the logistics of disaster response and the role of IEs in humanitarian relief. Recognizing that there is a lot of uncertainty when a disaster strikes, Swann and Ergun agree that you have to be adaptable in the humanitarian sector, even more so than in a traditional supply chain, because “you just have to figure out creative ways to get stuff where it needs to go” Click here to read the entire article.

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H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

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Georgia Tech, Health and Humaniatrain Logistics, isye, Julie Swann, Ozlem Ergun
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  • Created By: Edie Cohen
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  • Created On: Dec 8, 2010 - 11:18am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:07pm