Pfizer delay causing vaccine shortage in Quebec

Published: 21 January 2021

Quebec will receive only half of the expected Pfizer-BioNtech vaccines by February 8th due to strategy adjustments made by production facilities in Europe. Accelerated vaccine deliveries are...

Crowdshipping could be answer to delivery delays as e-commerce soars

Published: 13 January 2021

The sharp rise in e-commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic has strained the ability of Canada Post and private couriers alike to keep up with demand.

Logistical challenges stand in the way of COVID-19 vaccine

Published: 11 December 2020

Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, describes the daunting complexity involved in ramping up the first round of COVID-19 vaccine production. From...

Inventory in Times of War

Published: 13 November 2020

Authors: Andres F. Jola-Sanchez and Juan Camilo SerpaPublication: Management Science, 67(10):6457-6479Abstract:...

COVID-19 pandemic spurs growth in data analytics and business intelligence

Published: 12 November 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, companies are relying more heavily than ever on data analytics and business intelligence applications to weather the storm. Led by Professor Juan Serpa, a student...

Maxime Cohen appointed Associate Editor of Management Science

Published: 30 October 2020

Maxime Cohen, Associate Professor of Retail Management and Operations Management, was recently appointed Associate Editor of Management Science

Desautels professors celebrated for their teaching excellence

Published: 2 July 2020

Congratulations to Sebastien Betermier, Professor of Finance, and Wei Qi, Professor of Operations Management, who were honoured at McGill’s Management Convocation ceremony for their excellence in...

Preparing case studies for today’s learners

Published: 23 June 2020

In business schools, operations management (OM) and analytics courses often use case studies to drive student learning. While OM cases have traditionally focused on applications in production and...

Protecting consumers from supply chain disruptions during global crises

Published: 3 June 2020

COVID-19 has resulted in significant disruptions to the supply chain, particularly for necessities such as medical devices and personal protective equipment (PPE). Such large-scale disruptions have...


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