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Russell D. Meller, Center and Site Director


University of Arkansas

Olivier Cadet, CELDi IAB Chair


Air Liquide

Steve Georgevitch, CELDi IAB Vice Chair


Boeing Company

Josh Malone,
Center Coordinator

University of Arkansas

Center for Excellence in

Logi sti cs and Di stri buti on

March 2012





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CELDi

is a university
-
based enterprise providing
innovative solutions for logistics and distribution
excellence with our member organizations.



What is CELDi?

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What is CELDi?


Eight
major research universities


More than 25 member
organizations from commercial,
military and government sectors
of the economy

CELDi is a university
-
based enterprise providing
innovative solutions for logistics and distribution
excellence with our member organizations.



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What is a CELDi Partnership?

University
of
Missouri

University
of
California
Berkeley

University
of
Arkansas



Virginia
Tech

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NSF I/UCRC: Mission and Vision

Mission:


To contribute to the nation’s research infrastructure base
by developing
long
-
term partnerships among industry, academe and government

Vision:


To expand the innovation capacity of our nation’s competitive workforce
through partnerships between industries and universities

Advantage:


NSF support covers overhead that member organizations would typically
contribute

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CELDi Mission:

CELDi has the mission of enabling member organizations to
achieve logistics and distribution excellence by delivering
meaningful, innovative and implementable solutions that
provide a return on investment.



CELDi in
-
context projects achieve:



Solving real problems that achieve


bottom
-
line impact


Graduating students with real
-
world project experience


Sharing research results amongst member organizations to
leverage intellectual and monetary capital


Producing generalized, cutting
-
edge research that is
published in leading journals



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Develop your in
-
context project to solve your problems


Member employees collaborate directly with university
research teams


Gain direct access to other CELDi students and
researchers


Benefit from shared research solutions and tools


Member employees enhance their career development
with CELDi

A CELDi Project offers:

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Deliver Customers
on time
with
on
-
spec
product at the
lowest overall cost
Telecommunications
Level
1
a
Sensors
Level
1
b
Remote Telemetry Units
Level
2
Forecasting
Level
3
a
Optimization
(
Dispatch Decisions
)
Durable
&
Reliable Industrial IT Platform
Diagnostics
Level
1
c
Supervision
Level
3
b
Optimization
(
Assets
)
Level
4
Global Planning
&
Scheduling
(
production
/
distribution
)
Optimize distribution
system
Get the
right
information
Forecast
the right
Customer needs
CELDi Provides Return on Investment

Air Liquide, Inc. and Virginia Tech

Bulk Tank Allocation Project


Olivier Cadet and
Sachin

Jain

Air
Liquide


Kimberly Ellis,
Hanif

Sherali
, Lance Saunders,

David Shao, and Charlie Crawford

Virginia Tech

Presented at CELDi
Conference

Fort Worth, TX

October 2010

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Additional Benefits of CELDi Membership


Meeting Attendance:


Student interaction


Exposure to new research


Managerial
short courses


Peer networking


Center
-
Designated Project (CDP) selection



Center
-
Designated Project (CDP) Deliverables



Access to IP on All Projects

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CELDi

Industrial Advisory Board Meetings


Biannual


Spring
-

CDP Selection


Fall


Project Review & Manager’s Workshop


Located in major hub city


Rotation schedule:



Dallas


Fall 2012

Denver


Spring 2013

Chicago


Fall 2013

Atlanta


Spring 2014


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Reasons to Attend CELDi IAB Meetings:



Network with industry thought leaders


Gain expertise in your field


Recruitment


Gain access to large pool of students with
project experience


Attend CELDi short courses






CELDi Provides

Return on Investment

for your time

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CELDi Provides

Return on Investment

for your time

What some IAB members attending 2010

meeting had to say about the value of CELDi meetings:



“I was impressed by the quantity and quality of the projects.
I found two other projects that we can likely take advantage
of in our company.”


“I took away 4
-
5 potential ideas to go forward with to the
company.”


“I found four things to take back that will require us to think
outside of the box.”


“Really enjoyed the speaker’s talk
-

spoke to leadership.”



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Improved Input Data Management for Logistics Analysis


Decision Support for Warehouse Design



CELDi Knowledge Management System


Development of Logistics Efficiency Metrics


Supply Chain Network Simulator Using Cloud Computing



CELDi
Center
-
Designated Projects

Current Center
-
Designated Projects:




Helping Green Belts Use What They Know



Logistics Network Design for Less
-
than
-
Truckload Consolidation

Tool


Data
-
Driven Adaptive Forecasting/Inventory Control with FIAT



Merging Mobile Robotics and RFID Technologies for an Automated Asset
Locating System


An Intermittent Demand Forecasting Tool



Improve Inventory Accuracy through Optimal Cycle Counting
Tool


Completed Projects That Deliver Results:

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Member Access to CELDi Products


Members only login pages:


Project descriptions and reports


Access to CDP products downloads



http://www.celdi.ineg.uark.edu/cdp_products.asp


Access to student resumes


www.celdi.org


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Membership


Members


Minimum $60k/
yr

($50k/
yr

for SBIR members; $45k
from NSF)


In
-
context research project


$5k towards Center
-
designated research projects for leveraging



Associate Members (50 employees or less)


Minimum $25k/
yr


Smaller in
-
context research project


$2.5k towards center
-
designated research projects for leveraging



CELDi partnerships begin by jointly scoping a project that
allows us to learn more about each other


In parallel, review membership participation agreement


Plan to attend next CELDi meeting


Participate in CDP selection and advisement



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CELDi

Provides

Return on Investment


What IAB members attending the

2011 Denver meeting had to say

about the value of their CELDi membership:



“Our CELDi project delivered specific tools that are used in our
company today.”


“This is what it’s all about: exploring new ideas, solving problems,
coming up with solutions and applying them in the field.”


“CELDi researchers meld technical rigor with commercial problems
to create generalized solutions which cut across industries.”


“We are excited to have high
-
quality students working on problems
in our industry. This creates a pool of potential future employees.”


“We feel we get a great deal of value for the dollars we spend with
CELDi.”




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Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution

CELDi provides creative, leading
-
edge solutions
to real
-
world problems:



Member organizations collaborate with research
teams


CELDi is a collaborative enterprise that provides
access to students and researchers


Member organizations benefit from shared research
solutions


Members enhance their career development with
CELDi