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Should dangerous goods be travelling on Montreal's highways?

Alain Duguet and Gilbert Prince crisscrossed Canada and the United States together a number of times, two truck drivers cramped in a relatively small space.

They could chat for hours, getting into disagreements every now and then, but Prince was such a jovial person that he laughed even when he was upset, Duguet said.

"I'm talking about him in the past tense…" Duguet said. He sighed. His voice trailed off.

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Published: 19 Aug 2016

Transport de matières dangereuses: aux élus d'agir

Un camion-citerne rempli de diesel qui s'enflamme au coeur d'une grande ville, en pleine heure de pointe : ce genre d'événement donne froid dans le dos. L'accident survenu cette semaine sur l'autoroute 40 est certes tragique, mais il aurait pu être encore plus grave. Il doit maintenant servir de signal d'alarme et nous forcer à évaluer chaque maillon de la chaîne du transport routier de matières dangereuses au Québec.

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Published: 19 Aug 2016

Why dangerous materials go through cities

Watch the full interview with Professor Vedat Verter here

CTV News, August 11, 2016 

Published: 18 Aug 2016

Daoust songe à restreindre le transport des matières dangereuses

Le ministre des Transports Jacques Daoust envisage de restreindre le transport des matières dangereuses pendant les heures de pointe, au lendemain du spectaculaire accident qui a coûté la vie au chauffeur d'un camion-citerne sur l'autoroute Métropolitaine, mardi après-midi.

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Published: 18 Aug 2016

Impact of train makeup on hazmat risk in a transport corridor

Authors: Cheng, J., Verma, M., Verter, V.

Publication: Journal of Transportation Safety and Security

Abstract: 

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Published: 5 Aug 2016

Designing personalized treatment: An application to anticoagulation therapy

Authors: Ibrahim, R., Kucukyazici, B., Verter, V., Gendreau, M., Blostein, M.

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Published: 25 May 2016

Supplier selection considering product structure and product life cycle cost

Authors: Ebrahimipour, V., Maleki Shoja, B., Li, S.

Publications: International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management

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Published: 28 Apr 2016

Kabtek improves production throughput up to 20% with CablePlan

CablePlan Plannica reduces the planning cycle from days to minutes. It enhances and improves the decision making of production planners. CablePlan reduces the manual workload and releases the decision makers’ valuable time, enabling them to regain responsiveness and flexibility in the planning cycle.  CablePlan enables planners to increase their planning horizon, enables smarter optimization and allows planning considering multiple objectives....

Published: 19 Apr 2016

Pourquoi les manufacturiers doivent augmenter leur productivité de 5 % par année

La tâche est douloureuse, mais indispensable, affirme Éric Tétrault, président des Manufacturiers et exportateurs du Québec (MEQ). Pour profiter pleinement du futur accord de libre-échange avec l'Union européenne, les entreprises québécoises doivent accroître leur productivité d'au moins 5 % par an au cours des 10 prochaines années.

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Published: 24 Mar 2016

Professor Verter, Editor-in-Chief of SEPS

Under the leadership of Vedat Verter, Editor in Chief, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences (SEPS) has been selected for coverage in Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Journal Citation Reports. 

For more information: Elsevier, 2016 

Published: 18 Mar 2016

Assessment of U.S. firm-level climate change performance and strategy

Authors: Yu, Y., Wang, D.D., Li, S., Shi,

Published: 16 Mar 2016

Assessment of U.S. firm-level climate change performance and strategy

Authors: Yu, Y., Wang, D.D., Li, S., Shi,

Published: 16 Mar 2016

Socio-Economic Planning Sciences takes the next step

My associate editors and I were very pleased to hear that Socio-Economic Planning Sciences (SEPS) has been selected for coverage in Thomson Reuters’ products and services, including Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Journal Citation Reports....

Published: 3 Mar 2016

A global shooting algorithm for the facility location and capacity acquisition problem on a line with dense demand

Authors: Murat, A., Laporte, G., Verter, V.

Publications: Computers and Operations Research 

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Published: 17 Feb 2016

Professor Vedat Verter elected Board Member of POMS

Professor Vedat Verter has been elected as a Board Member of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) for a two-year term starting January 2016. With more than 2,000 members, POMS is a premier international professional organization that brings together the POM scholars and professionals from around the world. Its flagship journal Production and Operations Management is on the Financial Times 45 and Business Week 20 lists....

Published: 9 Feb 2016

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