Featured Publications

In progress

Supply Chain Design

Barros A.C., Barbosa-Povoa A.P., Blanco E.E., “Phenomena Methodology for the Selection of Tailored Practices for Supply Chain Management”.  International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Forthcoming.

Carbon Footprint

Velázquez-Martínez J.C., Fransoo J.C., Blanco E.E. and Mora-Vargas, J, “The Impact of Carbon Footprint Aggregation on Realizing Emission Targets.” Flexible Services and Manufacturing. Forthcoming.

Carbon Footprint

Craig, A., Blanco E.E. and Sheffi Y., “Estimating the CO2 Intensity of Intermodal Transportation,” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Forthcoming.

In Progress

Blanco, E.E. and Fransoo J.C., “What should your environmental footprinting strategy be?”.

Blanco, E.E. and  Garza, J., “Multichannel Distribution Strategies in Latin America”.

Ponce-Cueto E., Blanco E.E., Martin M. and Córdova X., “Quantifying the Environmental Impact of Solid Waste Management in Galapagos Islands”.

Craig, A., Blanco E.E. and Sheffi Y., “A Supply Chain View of Product Carbon Footprint: Results from the Banana Supply Chain”

Velázquez-Martínez J.C., Blanco E.E., Fransoo J.C., and Mora-Vargas, J, “The p-Median facility location problem in large urban areas with varying truck capacities.”

Blanco E.E., “Megacity Logistics: A Review.”

 

Refereed

Medaglia A. and Blanco E.E., “Diseño Optimo de Rutas de Buques (Optimal Ship Routing),” XVIII Taller en Ingeniería de Sistemas – Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile, July 1995.

Medaglia A. and Blanco E.E., “LIFCO, A SAS Application for Container Information in the Maritime Cargo Industry,” SUGI 21 Conference, Chicago, March 1996.

Craig A., Blanco E.E. and Sheffi Y., “Measuring Supply Chain Carbon Efficiency,” Proceedings of the 20th POMS Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2009, 011-0690.

Yang, X. and Blanco E.E., “Using Discrete-Event Simulation For Evaluating Non-Linear Supply Chain Phenomena”, Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference 2011, Phoenix, AZ, Dec 2011.

Lee, Y.J, Yang X., and Blanco E.E. “Streamlined Life Cycle Assessment of Carbon Footprint of a Tourist Food Menu Using Probabilistic Underspecification Methodology.” 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST), May 16-18, 2012, Boston, MA.

Barros A.C., Barbosa-Povoa A.P., Blanco E.E., “Selection of Tailored Practices for Supply Chain Management.” International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Accepted July 2012.

Blanco E.E. and Garza J. “Multichannel Distribution Strategies in Latin America.” Proceedings of the 4th P&OM World Conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands. July 1-4 2012.

Ponce-Cueto, E., Blanco E.E., and Duque-Ciceri,N., “Designing Sorting Facilities in Reverse Logistics Systems”. 9th International Meetings on Logistics Research (RIRL). Montreal, Canada. August 15-17, 2012

Velázquez-Martínez J.C., Fransoo J.C., Blanco E.E. and Mora-Vargas, J, “The Impact of Carbon Footprint Aggregation on Realizing Emission Targets.” Flexible Services and Manufacturing. Accepted December 2012.

Craig, A., Blanco E.E. and Sheffi Y., “Estimating the CO2 Intensity of Intermodal Transportation,” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Accepted February 2013.

 

Other Major Publications

Goetschalckx, M., E.E. Blanco, L. McGinnis, T. Govindaraj, and D. Boudner, “An Object Oriented Data Base Approach to Warehousing Design,” Flexible Automation in Manufacturing (FAIM 1999) Conference, June 22-25, 1999, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

Blanco, E.E. and Caplice, C., “Supply Chain Management in the Retail Sector,ICT Futures, Chapter 14, 181-192, Wiley, 2008.

Blanco, E.E., “A Guide to the Carbon-Efficient Supply Chain”, Chapters IV and V, 31-56, IOMA, 2008

Blanco, E.E., “Green Strategies in Supply Chains,” Revista Logistec No. 49, 4-6, 2008.

Blanco, E.E., “Winning in Emerging Markets: Five Key Supply Chain Capabilities”, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Research Paper, November 2008.

Blanco, E.E. and Tan, K.C., “The EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Research Paper, May 2009.

Kwan C.T. and Blanco E.E.,Systems Dynamic Modeling of the SmartWay Transport Partnership,” Second International Symposium on Engineering Systems, June 15-17, 2009.

Blanco, E.E., “La Evolución en las Cadenas de Abastecimiento,” Revisa Logistec No. 54, 6-7, 2009.

Blanco, E.E. et. al., “Chiquita and MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Aim High on Defining Carbon Footprint Measurement,” Distribution Business Management Journal, Volume 8, 80-81, 2009.

Blanco, E.E., “Looking at Green in the Eye,” Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies, February 2009.

Blanco, E.E., “Mastering Significant Global Uncertainty,” Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies, February 2009.

Blanco, E.E., “Global Recession, Obama’s Policies to Affect Supply Chains,” Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies, February 2009.

Blanco E.E., “Supply Chain Research Gains Momentum in Latin America,” POMS Chronicle, Q4 2009.

Blanco, E.E. and A.J. Craig, “The Banana Carbon Footprint Case Study,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Research Paper, September 2009.

Blanco, E.E. and A.J. Craig, “The Value of Detailed Logistics Information in Carbon Footprints,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Research Paper, October 2009.

Blanco, E.E., “The Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation: March 2008 – March 2010 Activity Report,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Research Report, March 2010.

Blanco, E.E., “Visibilidad en la Cadena,” Revista Logistec No. 57, 16-17, 2010.

Blanco, E.E. and Zampieri, F.A., “Different Perspectives on Carbon Footprint Allocation of a Food Delivery Service,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Research Report, December 2010.

Blanco, E.E., “Supply Chain Carbon Footprints Are Here To Stay,” Supply Chain Brain, January/February 2011.

Blanco, E.E., “Resiliencia y Cadenas de Abastecimiento,” Revista Logistec, March 2011.

Blanco, E.E., “Stay Ahead of the GHG Curve,” Inside Supply Management, April 2011, 32-33.

Blanco, E.E., “A Tale of Two Supply Chain Sustainability Initiatives,” Revista Logistec, March 2012.

Blanco E.E. and Caplice, C., “The Leadership Challenge: Keeping Pace with the Skills Needed,” Supply Chain Management Review, January/February 2013.

Blanco E.E. and Kirchain R., “Global Leaders in Environmental Assessment: 2010-2012 Activity Report,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and MIT Materials Systems Lab, Winter 2013.

Blanco E.E., “Ocean Spray – Leveraging Distribution Network Redesign” in Case Studies in Carbon-Efficient Logistics, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, Winter 2013.

Blanco E.E., “Caterpillar  – Light-Weighting and Inbound Consolidation” in Case Studies in Carbon-Efficient Logistics, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, Winter 2013.

Blanco E.E., “Boise  – Leveraging Rail Direct Service” in Case Studies in Carbon-Efficient Logistics, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, Winter 2013