M. B. M. de Koster

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management

Professor

RSM Erasmus University

PO Box 1738

3000 DR Rotterdam

Netherlands

http://www.rsm.nl/rdekoster

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

DOWNLOADS
Rank 6,517

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 6,517

in Total Papers Downloads

5,717

CITATIONS
Rank 19,391

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 19,391

in Total Papers Citations

16

Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

A Review of Design and Control of Automated Guided Vehicle Systems

ERIM Report Series Reference No. 2004-030-LIS
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Sep 2004
T. Le-Anh and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 366 (41,072)

Abstract:

Loading...

material handling system, automated guided vehicle, literature overview

2.

Determining Number of Zones in a Pick-and-Pack Orderpicking System

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2005-029-LIS
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Tho Le-Duc and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 349 (60,044)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

orderpicking, zone picking, warehousing, logistics, order fulfillment, distribution

3.

Product Return Handling

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2003-013-LIS
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 May 2003
M. P. de Brito and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 331 (76,289)

Abstract:

Loading...

reverse logistics, decision-making, quantitative models, retailing and warehousing

4.

Determining the Optimal Order Picking Batch Size in Single Aisle Warehouses

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2002-64-LIS
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Feb 2003
Tho Le-Duc and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 294 (79,240)

Abstract:

Loading...

order picking, warehousing, batch picking, batch size, batch service queue

5.

Supply-Chain Culture Clashes in Europe. Pitfalls in Japanese Service Operations

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2006-007-LIS
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Aug 2006
M. B. M. de Koster and M. Shinohara
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 271 (87,864)

Abstract:

Loading...

Europe, Quality, Logistics, Japanese Culture, Service Operation

6.

Factory Gate Pricing: An Analysis of the Dutch Retail Distribution

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2004-023-LIS, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2004-35
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jun 2004
H.M. Le Blanc, F. Cruijssen, Hein Fleuren and M. B. M. de Koster
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 267 (88,209)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

supply chain management, retail distribution, factory gate pricing

7.

Travel Time Estimation and Order Barching in a 2-Block Warehouse

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2004-098-LIS
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Tho Le-Duc and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 222 (117,056)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

keywords logistics, warehousing, order picking, order batching, batch service queue

8.

Optimal Storage Rack Design for a 3-Dimensional Compact As/Rs

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2006-027-LIS
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Dec 2006
T. Le-Duc, M. B. M. de Koster and Yugang Yu
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and University of Science and Technology of China
Downloads 197 (131,286)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

AS/RS, Warehousing, Order Picking, Travel Time Model, Compact Storage Rack Design

9.

Quick Response Practices at the Warehouse of Ankor

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2002-19-LIS
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Feb 2003
Erasmus University, Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management, KLM and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Downloads 192 (134,468)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

warehousing, routing, storage, case study, optimization

10.

The Distribution-Free Newsboy Problem with Resalable Returns

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2003-068-LIS
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Nov 2003
Julien Mostard, M. B. M. de Koster and Ruud Teunter
Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Econometrics
Downloads 170 (145,662)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

inventory, distribution-free newsboy problem, product returns

11.

Performance Approximation and Design of Pick-and-Pass Order Picking Systems

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2007-082-LIS
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Dec 2007
M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 153 (152,556)

Abstract:

Loading...

pick-and-pass, order picking, warehousing, queuing network, simulation

12.

Real-Time Scheduling Approaches for Vehicle-Based Internal Transport Systems

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2004-056-LIS
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
T. Le-Anh and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 151 (156,605)

Abstract:

Loading...

vehicle dispatching and scheduling, vehicle-based internal transport system, real-time

13.

How to Organise Return Handling

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2001-49-LIS
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Feb 2003
M. B. M. de Koster, Majsa van de Vendel and M. P. de Brito
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)
Downloads 140 (165,475)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Retailing, product returns, return handling, inbound and outbound flows, case studies

14.

Urban Distribution: The Impacts of Different Governmental Time-Window Schemes

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2006-053-LIS
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Mar 2008
H. J. Quak and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 137 (150,993)

Abstract:

Loading...

City Logistics, Retail Logistics, Sustainability, Time-Window Regulation, Urban Goods Movement

15.

Exploring Retailers' Sensitivity to Local Sustainability Policies

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2005-066-LIS
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
H. J. Quak and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 133 (184,511)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

case study, city logistics / distribution, governmental regulation, retail, sustainability

16.

Optimal Storage Rack Design for a 3d Compact As/Rs with Full Turnover-Based Storage

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2006-026-LIS
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Jun 2006
Yugang Yu and M. B. M. de Koster
University of Science and Technology of China and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 128 (177,034)

Abstract:

Loading...

AS/RS, Warehousing, Order Picking, Storage Rack Design, Travel Time Model, Turnover-Based Storage

17.

Multi-Attribute Dispatching Rules for Agv Systems with Many Vehicles

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2004-077-LIS
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
T. Le-Anh and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 128 (169,199)

Abstract:

Loading...

online dispatching, AGV system, destination-coded vehicle

18.

Online Dispatching Rules for Vehicle-Based Internal Transport Systems

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2004-031-LIS
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Sep 2004
T. Le-Anh and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 120 (178,102)

Abstract:

Loading...

on-line dispatching, vehicle-based internal transport system, centralized control, performance

19.

Modeling and Design of Container Terminal Operations

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2014-008-LIS
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Jun 2014
Debjit Roy and M. B. M. de Koster
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 104 (135,088)

Abstract:

Loading...

container terminal, intra-terminal transport, design decisions, queuing models

20.

Sea Container Terminals: New Technologies, OR Models, and Emerging Research Areas

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2014-009-LIS
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Jul 2014
Amir Hossein Gharehgozli, Debjit Roy and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 85 (109,726)

Abstract:

Loading...

Container terminal; literature review; optimization; heuristic; simulation

21.

Open Location Management in Automated Warehousing Systems

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2009-004-LIS
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
Yugang Yu and M. B. M. de Koster
University of Science and Technology of China and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 67 (261,129)

Abstract:

Loading...

open locations, storage and retrieval, AS/RS, warehousing, distribution science

22.

Performance Evaluation of Real-Time Scheduling Approaches in Vehicle-Based Internal Transport Systems

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2006-063-LIS
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Dec 2006
T. Le-Anh, M. B. M. de Koster and Y. Yu
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 60 (286,418)

Abstract:

Loading...

Dispatching, Dynamic Scheduling, Material Handling, Vehicle-based Internal Transport

23.

Sequencing Heuristics for Storing and Retrieving Unit Loads in 3d Compact Automated Warehousing Systems

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2011-003-LIS
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Yugang Yu and M. B. M. de Koster
University of Science and Technology of China and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 48 (313,238)

Abstract:

Loading...

logistics, TSP, warehouse, compact storage, sequencing, AS/RS

24.

Optimal Stack Layout in a Sea Container Terminal with Automated Lifting Vehicles

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2014-012-LIS
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Sep 2014
Debjit Roy, Akash Gupta, Sampanna Parhi and M. B. M. de Koster
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 40 (232,723)

Abstract:

Loading...

container terminals, optimal stack layout, parallel versus perpendicular stack orientation, seaside operations, queuing model

25.

On the Suboptimality of Full Turnover-Based Storage

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2009-051-LIS
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Oct 2009
Yugang Yu and M. B. M. de Koster
University of Science and Technology of China and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 38 (324,240)

Abstract:

Loading...

AS/RS, storage policy, warehousing, distribution science

26.

Modeling, Analysis, and Design Insights for Shuttle-Based Compact Storage Systems

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2015-010-LIS
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Elena Tappia, Debjit Roy, M. B. M. de Koster and Marco Melacini
Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Polytechnic University of Milan
Downloads 6 (293,287)

Abstract:

Loading...

material handling; compact storage systems; semi-open queuing networks; warehouse design trade-offs

27.

Data-Driven Warehouse Optimization: Deploying Skills of Order Pickers

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2015-008-LIS
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jun 2015
Marek Matusiak, M. B. M. de Koster and Jari P. Saarinen
Aalto University, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Aalto University
Downloads 4 (354,371)

Abstract:

Loading...

Logistics, Order picking, Analytics, Combinatorial optimization, Data driven modeling

28.

Stochastic Modeling of Unloading and Loading Operations at a Container Terminal Using Automated Lifting Vehicles

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2015-005-LIS
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Debjit Roy and M. B. M. de Koster
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 4 (401,729)

Abstract:

Loading...

logistics, queuing, transportation, uncertainty modelling

29.

Aligning Order Picking Methods, Incentive Systems, and Regulatory Focus to Increase Performance

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2015-009-LIS
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
Jelle de Vries, M. B. M. de Koster and Daan Stam
Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)
Downloads 3 (345,069)

Abstract:

Loading...

behavioral operations, warehousing, order picking, incentives

30.

Customer Consolidated Routing Problem – An Omni-Channel Retail Study

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Oct 2017
Joydeep Paul, Niels Agatz, Remy Spliet and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 0 (512,141)

Abstract:

Loading...

Consolidation; Omni-channel retailing; Vehicle routing problem; Local Search

31.

Robotized Warehouse Systems: Developments and Research Opportunities

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Kaveh Azadeh, M. B. M. de Koster and Debjit Roy
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad
Downloads 0 (126,502)

Abstract:

Loading...

robatized warehouse systems, robotized handling systems

32.

Inventory Allocation in Robotic Mobile Fulfillment Systems

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jan 2017
Tim Lamballais, Debjit Roy and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 0 (345,069)

Abstract:

Loading...

Robotic Mobile Fulfillment System, RMFS, Semi-Open Queueing Networks, SOQN

33.

Evaluating Dedicated and Shared Storage Policies in Robot-Based Compact Storage and Retrieval Systems

ERIM Report Series Reference
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Dec 2016
Bipan Zou, M. B. M. de Koster and Xianhao Xu
Huazhong University of Science and Technology - School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Huazhong University of Science and Technology - School of Management
Downloads 0 (261,129)

Abstract:

Loading...

Material handling, compact storage, robot technology, queueing networks, performance analysis

34.

Vertical or Horizontal Transport? - Comparison of Robotic Storage and Retrieval Systems

ERIM Report Series
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Dec 2016
Kaveh Azadeh, Debjit Roy and M. B. M. de Koster
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 0 (406,067)

Abstract:

Loading...

Internal transportation, robotic technology, queueing networks, performance analysis, blocking

35.

Competitive Capacity Investment Under Uncertainty

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Xishu Li, Rob Zuidwijk, M. B. M. de Koster and Rommert Dekker
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management and Erasmus University, Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics
Downloads 0 (150,993)

Abstract:

Loading...

capacity, dynamic investment, proactive strategy, Stackelberg competition, feedback policies

36.

Additional Reference Material for the Paper Titled 'Optimal Stack Layout in a Sea Container Terminal with Automated Lifting Vehicles'

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2015-014-LIS
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Oct 2015
Debjit Roy, Akash Gupta, Sampanna Parhi and M. B. M. de Koster
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management
Downloads 0 (496,913)

Abstract:

Loading...