Prof. René de Koster

René de Koster

Professor of Logistics and Operations Management
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

René (M.) B.M. de Koster is a professor of logistics and operations management at the Department of Technology and Operations Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

After completing his PhD at Eindhoven University of Technology (1988) he worked as a consultant. He joined Erasmus University in 1995.

Professor De Koster's research interests are warehousing, material handling, container terminal operations, behavioural operations and sustainable logistics.

He is the author and editor of eight books and over 130 papers published in books and journals such as POM, JOM, TS, IIE T, EJOR, and Interfaces.

He is in the editorial boards of eight academic journals, a fellow of two reseach schools, member of the European Logistics Association (ELA) R&D board, member of the BVL Scientific Advisory Board, the AIRL board of directors, member or chairman of three Dutch logistics awards, chairman of Stichting Logistica, and founder of the Material Handling Forum.

For eight years Professor de Koster chaired RSM's Department of Management of Technology and Innovation.

Professor de Koster is involved in teaching at RSM at all levels: bachelor, master, post-experience, and executive development. He also lectures at Université Catholique du Louvain (Belgium), Tias (NL), USTC Hefei (PRC), and the University of Pretoria (South Africa).

Professional experience

Full Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management

Publications

Key Publications (91)

Work in Progress (8)

  • B. Zou, M.B.M. de Koster & X. Xu (2018). Operating policies in robotic compact storage and retrieval systems. Transportation Science, to appear.
  • N. Boysen, F. Weidinger & M.B.M. de Koster (2018). Warehousing in the e-commerce era: A survey. European Journal of Operational Research, To appear.
  • K. Azadeh, M.B.M. de Koster & D. Roy (2018). Robotized and Automated Warehouse Systems: Review and Recent Developments. Transportation Science, To appear.
  • K. Azadeh, M.B.M. de Koster & D. Roy (2018). Design, Modeling, and Analysis of Vertical Robotic Storage and Retrieval Systems. Transportation Science, To appear.
  • B. Zou, M.B.M. de Koster & X. Xu (2018). Operating policies in robotic compact storage and retrieval systems. Transportation Science, to appear.
  • N. Zaerpour, Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2014). Response Time Analysis of a Live-cube Compact Storage System with Two Classes.
  • M.B.M. de Koster, K. Gue & I.F.A. Vis (Eds.). (2013) Transportation Science, 47.
  • Yugang Yu & R. de Koster (2010). Open Location Management in Automated Warehousing Systems. Submitted to a Journal: .

Professional Publications (72)

  • M.B.M. de Koster (2014). Magazijnwiskunde. In B. Mols & I. Smeets (Eds.), Succesformules (pp. 23-25). Amsterdam: Platform Wiskunde Nederland
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2013). Boosting revenues in the self-storage warehouse industry. RSM Insight, 16 (4), 8-10.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2013). Behavioral-based safety maakt magazijn veiliger. Logistiek, 8 (September), 31-31.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2011). Een klein hoekje. Main Group Chemistry, 50 (4), 23-23.
  • M.B.M. de Koster, D.A. Stam & B.M. Balk (2011). Accidents will happen: do hazard-reducing systems help? RSM Insight, 5 (1), 8-11.
  • M.B.M. de Koster, D.A. Stam & B.M. Balk (2011). Accidents will happen: Do hazard-reducing systems help? Logistics and Transport, 1 (12), 63-66.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2009). Het belang van juiste data. Logistiek, 4 (1), 5-5.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2009). Just-in-time of Just-tt-late? Logistiek, 4 (8), 6-6.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2008). Magazijnbenchmarking leerzaam. Logistiek, 2008 (maart), 5-5.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2008). China jaagt óók op het vlak van R&D op goud. Logistiek, 3 (5), 5-5.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2007). Duurzame logistiek. Logistiek, 2 (18), 5-6.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2007). Eco-efficient ondernemen. Logistiek, 2 (7), 5-6.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2006). Logistieke innovatie. Logistiek, 1 (18), 5.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2006). Venstertijden. Logistiek, 1 (8), 8.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & M. van der Linde (2004). Beslissingsondersteunende informatie voor magazijnen op internet. In F.B.E. van Blommestein & P.A.Th. Denneman (Eds.), Handboek Logistiek & Informatie Technologie (Warehousemanagement, 9003) (pp. 67-77). Deventer: Ten Hagen & Stam
  • M. van den Boogaart, H. Fleuren, M.B.M. de Koster & S. Vos (2004). Gevolgen en haalbaarheid van factory gate pricing in Nederland. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 20 (5), 22-25.
  • M. van den Boogaart, H. Fleuren, M.B.M. de Koster & S. Vos (2004). Invoering factory gate pricing vergt veel inspanning. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 20 (6), 34-39.
  • M.B.M. de Koster, S. Vos, H. Fleuren & M. van den Boogaart (2004). De gevolgen en haalbaarheid van factory gate pricing in Nederland. In M.BM. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen Distributiecentra (pp. 1.6.I.01-1.6.I.25). Den Haag: Ten Hagen & Stam
  • L.D. Tho & M.B.M. de Koster (2004). Cycle time estimation and optimal rack design for a 3-dimensional compact AS/RS. In Progress in Material Handling Research: 2004. Charlotte, North Carolina: Material Handling Institute
  • M.B.M. de Koster & R.M. van der Linde (2003). Beslissingsondersteunende informatie voor magazijnen op internet. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 19 (10), 16-21.
  • J. van de Nes & M.B.M. de Koster (2003). Knelpunten en trends in de interne logistiek anno 2003. PT Industrieel Management, oktober, 43-45.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2003). Inleiding bij de cases.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2003). Bukt u wel genoeg? Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 19 (6), 35-35.
  • R.M. van der Linde & M.B.M. de Koster (2003). Beslissingsondersteunende informatie voor magazijnen op internet. In M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen & Distributiecentra (pp. 3.3.I.1-3.3.I.18). Den Haag: Ten Hagen & Stam
  • F.H. Damhuis & M.B.M. de Koster (2002). Doorzetverhoging met bucket brigades. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 18 (5), 16-20.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & J. Zuidema (2002). Omgaan met grote aantallen retouren bij Wehkamp. In M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen & Distributiecentra (pp. 1.7.G.1-1.7.G.10). Den Haag: Ten Hagen & Stam
  • F.H. Damhuis & M.B.M. de Koster (2002). Bucket brigades. In M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen & Distributiecentra (pp. 4.2.G.1-4.2.G.20). Den Haag: Ten Hagen & Stam
  • M. Shinohara & M.B.M. de Koster (2002). Vergelijking van Japanse en westerse logistiek. In M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen & Distributiecentra (pp. 1.10.G.1-1.10.G.18). Den Haag: Ten Hagen & Stam
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2001). Laat het niet over aan de chauffeur. LogistiekKrant, 14 (7), 15-15.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2001). Kan wat kan in Japan ook hier? Nieuwsbrief Magazijnen/Distributiecentra, 1, 3-3.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2000). E-dc's voor levensmiddelen. LogistiekKrant, 15, 19-19.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2000). Levensmiddelenverkoop op internet. Nieuwsbrief Magazijnen/Distributiecentra, 2, 3-3.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2000). Wereldwijd Winnaar Worden met E-logistics. Business Logistics, 32-37.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2000). Geen stap te veel: Vaste looproute kan tot zestig procent besparen. Transport en Opslag, 48-50.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & A.J. Neuteboom (2000). De logische logistiek van supermarktketens. Doetinchem: Elsevier Bedrijfsinformatie
  • M.B.M. de Koster & M.A. van de Vendel (2000). Retourstroombehandeling in distributiecentra; een vergelijking van acht bedrijven. In A. van Goor (Ed.), Checklisten Logistiek en Produktiemanagement (pp. 4.3B10-01-4.3B10-50). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster & F.N. van de Broek-Serle (2000). Warehousemanagement systemen: Standaard of maatwerk. In J.P. Duijker & al et (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen/Distributiecentra (pp. 3.11D.01-3.11D.13). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster, H.R. Krikke, W.S. Vermeulen & S.D.P. Flapper (2000). Reverse logistics in de grootwitgoedsector. In S.D.P. Flapper & al et (Eds.), Handboek Reverse Logistics (pp. B2110-1-B2110-29). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster, H.R. Krikke, W.S. Vermeulen & S.D.P. Flapper (2000). Reverse logistics in de grootwitgoedsector. In J.P. Duijker & al et (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen/Distributiecentra (pp. 1.7F.01-1.7E.18). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • J.P. Duijker, M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Ed.). (2000). Praktijkboek Magazijnen/Distributiecentra (loopt reeds vanaf 1995). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster & K.J. Roodbergen (1999). Magazijnontwerp op Internet. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 15 (5), 41-44.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1999). E-commerce en logistiek. Nieuwsbrief Magazijnen/Distributiecentra, 6, 3-3.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1999). Ontwikkelingen in Supply Chain Management. Nieuwsbrief Magazijnen/Distributiecentra, 3, 3-3.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1999). Internet en magazijnontwerp? Nieuwsbrief Magazijnen/Distributiecentra, 1, 3-3.
  • M.B.M. de Koster, P. Schoonderwoerd & H. de Hek (1999). De haalbaarheid van modulaire productie in de verfindustrie: een casestudie bij Akzo Nobel NV. Bedrijfskunde, 71 (3), 66-75.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1999). Website Erasmus Universiteit werkt bijna verslavend. Interactief orderverzamelen in een zelf ontworpen magazijn. Logistiek Actueel, 12(13), 23-23.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & F. van den Broek (1999). WMS in further detail. In F. van den Broek (Ed.), Standard software for warehouse management systems (pp. 173-185). Deventer: Nevie & Nevem
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1999). Retourstroombehandeling in Distributiecentra: een vergelijking van acht bedrijven. In J.P. Duijker & - - et al (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen/Distributiecentra (pp. 1.7E.01-1.7E.30). Deventer: Kluwer
  • J.R. van der Meer, I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster, P.J.M. - Meermans & R. Dekker (1999). Containerterminal in het Famas Newcon Concept. In J. van Nunen & L. Versprui (Eds.), SimLog, simulatie en logistiek rond de haven (pp. 89-104). Delft: Eburon
  • M.B.M. de Koster, J.P. Duijker & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Ed.). (1999). Praktijkboek Magazijnen/Distributiecentra. Deventer: Kluwer
  • M.B.M. de Koster & F. van den Broek (1999). WMS nader geanalyseerd. In F. van den Broek (Ed.), Standaardsoftware for warehouse management systems (Chapter 1) (pp. 15-27). Deventer: Nevie & Nevem
  • M.B.M. de Koster, J.P. Duijker & J. Haak (Ed.). (1998). Praktijkboek Magazijnen/Distributiecentra. Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster, K.J. Roodbergen & R. van Voorden (1998). Looptijdverkorting in het distributiecentrum van De Bijenkorf. In J.P. Duijker, M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen / Distributiecentra (pp. 4.3F.01-4.3F.18). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Lay-out ontwerp. In J.P. Duijker et al. (Ed.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen/Distributiecentra (pp. 3.3B.01-3.3B.18). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M. de Graaf & M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Reverse logistics in de automobielbranche. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 14 (6), 33-39.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Hoe inefficiënt is uw magazijn? Nieuwsbrief Magazijnen/Distributiecentra, 1, 3-3.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Produceren in het Westen nog steeds verre van optimaal! Nieuwsbrief Magazijnen/Distributiecentra, 3-3.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Ontwikkelingen in opslag en overslag. Logistiek Actueel, 8-9.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Sites met toegevoegde waarde. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 14 (12), 7-7.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & R. van Voorden (1997). Verkleining loopafstanden in DC De Bijenkorf. Orderverzamelen in het distributiecentrum De Bijenkorf. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 13 (9), 54-60.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1997). Technologisch topinstituut logistiek: een gemiste kans. Nieuwsbrief Magazijnen/Distributiecentra, 2, 3-3.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1997). Misser topinstituuut logistiek. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 13 (5), 7-7.
  • F.H.W.M. Jacobs, H.E. van Dort & M.B.M. de Koster (1997). Informatiesystemen binnen magazijnen. In J.P. Duijker, M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen / Distributiecentra, Hoofdstuk 3.11A (pp. 3.11.A-01-3.11.A-35). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • H.P. Celen, R.J.W. Slegtenhorst, R.Th. van der Ham, A. Nagel, J. van den Berg, R. de Vos Burchart, J.J.M. Evers, D.G. Lindeijer, R. Dekker, P.J.M. Meersmans, M.B.M. de Koster, R. van der Meer, A.F.C. Carlebur & F.J.A.M. Nooijen (1997). FAMAS-NewCon. (CTT-Publicatiereeks, 33). Rotterdam: Centrum Transport Technologie
  • H.B. Roos, M.B.M. de Koster & M.J.M. de Vaan (Ed.). (1997). Logistieke knelpunten in het Nederlandse bedrijfsleven. Deventer: Kluwer BedrijfsInformatie
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1997). Wordt uw logistiek ook bepaald door uw boekhouder? Nieuwsbrief Magazijnen/Distributiecentra, 5, 3-3.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1996). Case : ontwerp van een eenvoudig magazijn. In J.P. Duijker, M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen / Distributiecentra (pp. 3.10A.01-3.10A.20). Deventer: Kluwer bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster & E. van der Poort (1996). Routing orderpickers in a warehouse. (Extern rapport, Research Report, no 96A15). Groningen: Research Institute SOM
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1995). Intern transportmaterieel. In J.P. Duijker, M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen / Distributiecentra (pp. 3.7-01-3.7-03). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1995). Fasering en opzet van een magazijnproject. In J.P. Duijker, M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen / Distributiecentra (pp. 3.1-01-3.1-14). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • J.P. Duijker, M.B.M. de Koster & J. Haak (Ed.). (1995). Praktijkboek Magazijnen / Distributiecentra. Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1995). Rijdend intern transportmaterieel. In J.P. Duijker, M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen / Distributiecentra (pp. 3.7A-01-3.7a-25). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen

Scholarly Publications (201)

  • D. Eren Akyol & M.B.M. de Koster (2018). Determining Time Windows in Urban Freight Transport: A City Cooperative Approach. Transportation Research. Part E, The Logistics and Transportation Review, 118, 34-50. doi: 10.1016/j.tre.2018.07.004
  • J.P. van der Gaast, M.B.M. de Koster, I.J.B.F. Adan & J.A.C. Resing (2018). Conveyor merges in zone picking systems: A tractable and accurate approximate model. Transportation Science, Accepted. doi: 10.1287/trsc.2017.0782
  • T. van Gils, K. Ramaekers, A. Caris & M.B.M. de Koster (2018). Designing Efficient Order Picking Systems by Combining Planning Problems: State-of-the-art Classification and Review. European Journal of Operational Research, 267 (1), 1-15. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.09.002
  • N. Faber, M.B.M. de Koster & A. Smidts (2018). Survival of the fittest: the impact of fit between warehouse management structure and warehouse context on warehouse performance. International Journal of Production Research, 56 (1-2), 120-139. doi: 10.1080/00207543.2017.1395489[go to publisher's site]
  • D. Roy & M.B.M. de Koster (2018). Stochastic Modeling of Unloading and Loading Operations at a Container Terminal using Automated Lifting Vehicles. European Journal of Operational Research, 266 (3), 895-910. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.10.031
  • B. Zou, Y. Gong, M.B.M. de Koster & X. Xu (2018). Evaluating battery charging and swapping strategies in a robotic mobile fulfilment system. European Journal of Operational Research, 267 (2), 733-753. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.12.008
  • V. Dhingra, D. Roy, G. Lal Kumawat & M.B.M. de Koster (2018). Solving Semi-open Queuing Networks with Time-varying Arrivals: An Application in Container Terminal Landside Operations. European Journal of Operational Research, 267 (3), 855-876. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.12.020[go to publisher's site]
  • Y. Gong, T. Liu & M.B.M. de Koster (2018). Optimal travel time models for split-platform automated storage and retrieval systems. International Journal of Production Economics, 197, 197-214. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2017.12.021
  • J.P. van der Gaast, M.B.M. de Koster & I.J.B.F. Adan (2018). Optimizing product allocation in a polling-based milkrun picking system. IISE Transactions, Accepted. doi: 10.1080/24725854.2018.1493758
  • J. de Vries, D. Roy & M.B.M. de Koster (2018). Worth the wait? How restaurant waiting time influences customer behavior and revenue. Journal of Operations Management, Accepted. doi: 10.1016/j.jom.2018.05.001[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2018). Automated and Robotic Warehouses: Developments and Research Opportunities. Logistics and Transport, 38 (2), 33-40. doi: 10.26411/83-1734-2015-2-38-4-18
  • A.H. Gharehgozli, Y. Yu, X. Zhang & M.B.M. de Koster (2017). Polynomial Time Algorithms to Minimize Total Travel Time in a Two-Depot AS/RS. Transportation Science, 51 (1), 19-33. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2014.0562[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster, A.L. Johnson & D. Roy (2017). Warehouse design and management. International Journal of Production Research, 55 (21), 6327-6330. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2017.1371856[go to publisher's site]
  • P. Bodnar, M.B.M. de Koster & K. Azadeh (2017). Scheduling Trucks in a Cross-Dock with Mixed Service Mode Dock Doors. Transportation Science, 51 (1), 112-131. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2015.0612[go to publisher's site]
  • D. Roy, V. Dhingra & M.B.M. de Koster (2017). A Cooperative Quay Crane-based Stochastic Model to Estimate Vessel Handling Time. Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 29 (1), 97-124. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10696-015-9225-3[go to publisher's site]
  • E. Tappia, D. Roy, M.B.M. de Koster & M. Melacini (2017). Modeling, Analysis, and Design Insights for Shuttle-based Compact Systems. Transportation Science, 51 (1), 269-304. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2016.0699[go to publisher's site]
  • J.A. Larco Martinelli, M.B.M. de Koster, Kees Jan Roodbergen & J. Dul (2017). Managing warehouse efficiency and worker discomfort through enhanced storage assignment decisions. International Journal of Production Research, 55 (21), 6407-6422. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2016.1165880[go to publisher's site]
  • T. Lamballais Tessensohn, D. Roy & M.B.M. de Koster (2017). Estimating Performance in a Robotic Mobile Fulfillment System. European Journal of Operational Research, 256 (3), 976-990. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2016.06.063[go to publisher's site]
  • A.H. Gharehgozli, M.B.M. de Koster & R. Jansen (2017). Collaborative Solutions for Inter Terminal Transport. International Journal of Production Research, 55 (21), 6527-6546. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2016.1262564[go to publisher's site]
  • J. de Vries, M.B.M. de Koster, S.A. Rijsdijk & D. Roy (2017). Determinants of Safe and Productive Truck Driving: Empirical Evidence from Long-haul Cargo Transport. Transportation Research. Part E, The Logistics and Transportation Review, 97, 113-131. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2016.11.003[go to publisher's site]
  • A. Gupta, D. Roy, M.B.M. de Koster & S. Parhi (2017). Optimal Stack Layout in a Sea Container Terminal with Automated Lifting Vehicles. International Journal of Production Research, 55 (13), 3747-3765. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2016.1273561[go to publisher's site]
  • N. Zaerpour, Y. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2017). Optimal Two-Class-Based Storage in a Live-Cube Compact Storage System. IISE Transactions, 49 (7), 653-668. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24725854.2016.1273564[go to publisher's site]
  • N. Zaerpour, Y. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2017). Response Time Analysis of a Live-Cube Compact Storage System with Two Storage Classes. IISE Transactions, 49 (5), 461-480. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24725854.2016.1273563[go to publisher's site]
  • J.P. van der Gaast, I.J.B.F. Adan & M.B.M. de Koster (2017). The analysis of batch sojourn-times in polling systems. Queueing Systems, 85, 313-335. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11134-016-9513-y[go to publisher's site]
  • R. Dekker, M.B.M. de Koster & K.H. Kim (2017). Maritime and container logistics. Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 29 (1), 1-3. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10696-017-9281-y[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster, K. Gue & I.F.A. Vis (2017). Special Issue of Transportation Science on Facility Logistics. Transportation Science, 51 (1), 1-2. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2017.0737[go to publisher's site]
  • M. Mirzaei, M.B.M. de Koster & N. Zaerpour (2017). Modelling load retrievals in Puzzle-Based Storage systems. International Journal of Production Research, 55 (21), 6423-6435. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2017.1304660[go to publisher's site]
  • M. Matusiak, M.B.M. de Koster & J. Saarinen (2017). Utilizing individual picker skills to improve order batching in a warehouse. European Journal of Operational Research, 263 (3), 888-899. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.05.002[go to publisher's site]
  • S. Saini, D. Roy & M.B.M. de Koster (2017). A Stochastic Model for the Throughput Analysis of Passing Dual Yard Cranes. Computers and Operations Research, 87 (November), 40-51. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2017.05.012[go to publisher's site]
  • N. Zaerpour, Y. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2017). Small is Beautiful: A Framework for Evaluating and Optimizing Live-cube Compact Storage Systems. Transportation Science, 51 (1), 34-51. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2015.0586[go to publisher's site]
  • J. Smith, K. Ellis, M.B.M. de Koster, S. Lavender, B. Montreuil & M. Ogle (Ed.). (2016). Progress in Material Handling Research: 2014. Charlotte: College industy Council on Material Handling Education
  • A.H. Gharehgozli, D. Roy & M.B.M. de Koster (2016). Sea container terminals: New technologies and OR models. Maritime Economics and Logistics, 18 (2), 103-140. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/mel.2015.3
  • D. Roy, A. Gupta & M.B.M. de Koster (2016). A non-linear traffic flow-based queuing model to estimate container terminal throughput with AGVs. International Journal of Production Research, 54 (2), 472-493. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2015.1056321
  • J. de Vries, M.B.M. de Koster & D.A. Stam (2016). Exploring the role of picker personality in predicting picking performance with pick by voice, pick to light and RF-terminal picking. International Journal of Production Research, 54 (8), 2260-2274. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2015.1064184[go to publisher's site]
  • B. Zou, X. Xu, Y. Gong & M.B.M. de Koster (2016). Modeling parallel movement of lifts and vehicles in tier-captive vehicle-based warehousing systems. European Journal of Operational Research, 254 (1), 51-67. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2016.03.039[go to publisher's site]
  • Y. Gong, X. Zhang, S. Zhou, M.B.M. de Koster & S.L. van de Velde (2016). Increasing the Revenue of Self-Storage Warehouses by Optimizing Order Scheduling. European Journal of Operational Research, 252 (1), 69-78. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2015.12.044[go to publisher's site]
  • J. de Vries, M.B.M. de Koster & D.A. Stam (2016). Safety Does Not Happen by Accident: Antecedents to a Safer Warehouse. Production and Operations Management, 25 (8), 1377-1390. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/poms.12546
  • J. de Vries, M.B.M. de Koster & D.A. Stam (2016). Aligning order picking methods, incentive systems, and regulatory focus to increase performance. Production and Operations Management, 25 (8), 1363-1376. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/poms.12547
  • S. Zhou, Y. Gong & M.B.M. de Koster (2016). Designing Self-Storage Warehouses with Customer Choice. International Journal of Production Research, 54 (10), 3080-3104. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2016.1158880
  • X. Guo, Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2016). Impact of required storage space on storage policy performance in a unit-load warehouse. International Journal of Production Research, 54 (8), 2405-2418. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2015.1083624
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2015). Past and Future. Perspectives on Material Handling. (Inaugural Addresses). Rotterdam: Erasmus Research Institute of Management
  • N. Zaerpour, Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2015). Storing Fresh Produce for Fast Retrieval in an Automated Compact Cross-dock System. Production and Operations Management, 24 (8), 1266-1284. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/poms.12321
  • S.L.J.M. de Leeuw, D.P. van Donk & M.B.M. de Koster (2015). Serving the world: papers from the 19th EurOMA/4th P&OM World Conference in Amsterdam. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 35 (11). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-09-2015-0565
  • Y. Yu, M.B.M. de Koster & X. Guo (2015). Class-based storage with a finite number of item: using more classes is not always better. Production and Operations Management, 24 (8), 1235-1247. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/poms.12334
  • A.H. Gharehgozli, G. Laporte, Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2015). Scheduling Twin Yard Cranes in a Container Block. Transportation Science, 49 (3), 686-705. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2014.0533[go to publisher's site]
  • H.J. Quak & M.B.M. de Koster (2014). A framework and Classification for Urban Freight Transport Sustainability Initiatives. In T. Wimmer & S. Hucke (Eds.), Complexity, Cost, Collaboration (pp. 297-328). Bremen: BundesVereinigung Logistik (BVL), e.V.
  • J. de Vries, M.B.M. de Koster & D.A. Stam (2014). Experimentally Investigating The Performance Of Various Order Picking Methods In Different Behavioral Contexts. In Jeff Smith, Kimberly Ellis, René Koster, de, Steve Lavender, Benoit Montreuil & Mike Ogle (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2014 (pp. 1-17). North Carolina/USA: CICMHE
  • J.P. van der Gaast, M.B.M. de Koster & I.J.B.F. Adan (2014). Modeling Conveyor Merges In Zone Picking Systems. In Jeff Smith, Kimberly Ellis, René Koster, de, Steve Lavender, Benoit Montreuil & Mike Ogle (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2014 (pp. 1-21). North Carolina/USA: CICMHE
  • A.H. Gharehgozli, Yugang Yu, M.B.M. de Koster & J. Udding (2014). A Decision-Tree Stacking Heuristic for Large Scale Reshuffling Problems at a Container Yard. International Journal of Production Research, 52 (9), 2592-2611. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2013.861618[go to publisher's site]
  • J. Pazour, D. Roy & M.B.M. de Koster (2014). A Novel Approach for Designing Rental Vehicle Repositioning Strategies. IISE Transactions, 46 (9), 948-967. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0740817X.2013.876129[go to publisher's site]
  • M.F. Gorman, J.P. Clarke, A.H. Gharehgozli, M. Hewitt, M.B.M. de Koster & D. Roy (2014). State of the Practice: A Review of the Application of OR/MS in Freight Transportation. Interfaces, 44 (6), 535-554. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/inte.2014.0772[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster, J. de Vries & D.A. Stam (2014). Best student paper award TRAIL2014, "Making the Right Pick: Aligning Order Picking Methods, Incentive Systems and Regulatory Focus to Increase Picking Performance". Wetenschappelijk.
  • M. Matusiak, M.B.M. de Koster, L.G. Kroon & J. Saarinen (2014). A fast simulated annealing method for batching precedence-constrained customer orders in a warehouse. European Journal of Operational Research, 236 (3), 968-977. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2013.06.001[go to publisher's site]
  • A. Carrano, K. Gue, M.B.M. de Koster, M. Ogle & B. Montreuil (Ed.). (2013). Progress in Material Handling Research: 2012. Charlotte: MHI
  • Y. Gong, M.B.M. de Koster, J.B.G. Frenk & A.F. Gabor (2013). Increasing the Revenue of Self-Storage Warehouses by Facility Design. Production and Operations Management, 22 (3), 555-570. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1937-5956.2012.01380.x[go to publisher's site]
  • D. Eren Akyol & M.B.M. de Koster (2013). Non-dominated time-window policies in city distribution. Production and Operations Management, 22 (3), 739-751. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1937-5956.2012.01414.x[go to publisher's site]
  • N. Faber, M.B.M. de Koster & A. Smidts (2013). Organizing warehouse management. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 33 (9), 1230-1256. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-12-2011-0471[go to publisher's site]
  • Y. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2013). On the suboptimality of full turnover-based storage. International Journal of Production Research, 51 (6), 1635-1647. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2011.654012[go to publisher's site]
  • D. Roy & M.B.M. de Koster (2013). Optimal design of container terminal layout. In B. Kuipers & R. Zuidwijk (Eds.), Smart Port Perspectives. Essays in honour of Hans Smits (pp. 129-140). Rotterdam: Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • M.B.M. de Koster, K. Gue & I.F.A. Vis (2013). Call for Papers: Focused Issue of Transportation Science on Facility. Transportation Science, 47 (1), 129-129. doi: http://dx.doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.1120.0456[go to publisher's site]
  • D. Roy & M.B.M. de Koster (2013). Optimal design of container terminal layout. In A. Carrano, K. de Gue, M.B.M. de Koster, M. Ogle, B. Montreuil & J. Smith (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2012 (pp. 487-497). Charlotte: MHI
  • Y. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2013). Open location management in automated warehousing systems. In A. Carrano, K. Gue, M.B.M. de Koster, K. Ogle, B. Montreuil & J. Smith (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2012 (pp. 638-662). Charlotte: MHI
  • Y. Gong & M.B.M. de Koster (2013). Robust design of public storage warehouses. In A. Carrano, K. de Gue, M.B.M. de Koster, M. Ogle, B. Montreuil & J. Smith (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2012 (pp. 201-208). Charlotte: MHI
  • A.H. Gharehgozli, Yugang Yu, M.B.M. de Koster & G. Laporte (2013). A Yard Crane Scheduling Problem with Practical Constraints. In A. Carrano, K. Gue, M.B.M. de Koster, M. Ogle, B. Montreuil & J. Smith (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2012 (pp. 175-185). Charlotte: MHI
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2013). Magazijnautomatisering. In R. Jansen & A. van Goor (Eds.), 40 jaar logistiek, 40 jaar VLM (pp. 41-44). VLM
  • N. Zaerpour, M.B.M. de Koster & Yugang Yu (2013). Storage Policies and Optimal Shape of a Storage System. International Journal of Production Research, 51 (23-24), 6891-6899. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2013.774502[go to publisher's site]
  • Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2012). Sequencing heuristics for storing and retrieving unit loads in 3D compact automated warehousing systems. IISE Transactions, 44 (2), 69-87. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0740817X.2011.575441[go to publisher's site]
  • N. Zaerpour, Yugang Yu & R. de Koster (2012). Toward Sustainability, High Density And Short Response Time By Live-Cube Storage Systems. In A. Carrano, K. Gue, M.B.M. de Koster, M. Ogle, B. Montreuil & J. Smith (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2012 (pp. 693-699). Charlotte: MHI.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2012). Warehouse assessment in a single tour. In R. Manzini (Ed.), Warehousing in the Global Supply Chain. Advanced Models, Tools and Applications for Storage Systems (pp. 457-473). Berlin: Springer Verlag
  • M.B.M. de Koster, T. Le-Duc & N. Zaerpour (2012). Determining the Number of Zones in a Pick-and-sort Order Picking System. International Journal of Production Research, 50 (3), 757-771. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2010.543941[go to publisher's site]
  • R. Teunter, J. Mostard & M.B.M. de Koster (2011). Forecasting demand for single-period products: a case study in the apparel industry. European Journal of Operational Research, 211 (1), 139-147. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2010.11.001[go to publisher's site]
  • J.P. van der Gaast, M.B.M. de Koster, I.J.B.F. Adan & J.A.C. Resing (2011). Application of closed queuing network in the performance of a pick-and-pass order picking system. In B. Tan (Ed.), VIIIth Conference on Stochastic Models of Manufacturing and Service Operations (pp. 35-44). Koc: Koc University
  • M.B.M. de Koster, D.A. Stam & B.M. Balk (2011). Accidents happen: The influence of safety-specific transformational leadership, safety consciousness, and hazard recucing systems on warehouse accidents. Journal of Operations Management, 29 (7-8), 753-765. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jom.2011.06.005[go to publisher's site]
  • Y. Gong & M.B.M. de Koster (2011). A review on stochastic models and analysis of warehouse operations. Logistics Research, 3 (4), 191-205. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12159-011-0057-6[go to publisher's site]
  • K. Ellis, K. Gue, M.B.M. de Koster, R. Meller, B. Montreuil & M. Ogle (Ed.). (2010). Progress in Material Handling Research: 2010. Charlotte: Material Handling Institute
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2010). Warehouse Math. In L. Kroon, T. Li & R. Zuidwijk (Eds.), Liber Amicorum. In memoriam Jo van Nunen (pp. 179-186). Breda: Dinalog
  • T. le Anh, M.B.M. de Koster & Yugang Yu (2010). Performance evaluation of dynamic scheduling approaches in vehicle-based internal transport systems. International Journal of Production Research, 48 (24), 7219-7242. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207540903443279[go to publisher's site]
  • C.M. Chen, Y. Gong, M.B.M. de Koster & J.A.E.E. van Nunen (2010). A fexible evaluative framework for order picking systems. Production and Operations Management, 19 (1), 70-82. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1937-5956.2009.01047.x[go to publisher's site]
  • Mengfei Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2010). Enhancing performance in order picking processes by Dynamic Storage Systems. International Journal of Production Research, 48 (16), 4785-4806. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207540903055693[go to publisher's site]
  • Y. Gong & M.B.M. de Koster (2010). Best paper IIE Transactions 2008-2009. IERC 2010: Cancun. Wetenschappelijk.
  • A.H. Gharehgozli, Yugang Yu, M.B.M. de Koster & J. Udding (2010). Managing the Number of Container Reshuffles Using a Shared Stacking Policy. In S. Heragu, J. Ashayeri & O. Yurt (Eds.), Product Design, Branding and Logistics as a Leadership Strategy in a Global Market (pp. 199-204). Louisville: University of Louisville
  • N. Zaerpour, Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2010). Shared Storage Assignment in a Compact Storage System. In S. Heragu, J. Ashayeri & O. Yurt (Eds.), Product Design, Branding and Logistics as a Leadership Strategy in a Global Market (pp. 226-232). Louisville: University of Louisville
  • Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2010). Class-based Storage with a Finite Number of Items. In K. Ellis, K. Gue, R. De Koster, R. Meller, B. Montreuil & M. Ogle (Eds.), 2010 International Material Handling Research Colloquium (pp. 510-524). Charlotte: Material Handling Institute
  • M.B.M. de Koster, B.M. Balk, I. Davelaar & M. Martens (2010). Accidents will happen. Do safety systems improve warehouse safety performance? In K. Ellis, K. Gue, R. De Koster, R. Meller, B. Montreuil & M. Ogle (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2010 (pp. 49-60). Charlotte: Material Handling Institute
  • Y. Gong, E.M.M. Winands & M.B.M. de Koster (2010). A real-time picking and sorting system in e-commerce distribution centers. In K. Ellis, K. Gue, M.B.M. De Koster, R. Meller, B. Montreuil & M. Ogle (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2010 (pp. 161-174). Charlotte: The Material Handling Institute
  • M. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2009). The impact of order batching an picking area zoning on order picking system performance. European Journal of Operational Research, 198 (2), 480-490. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2008.09.011[go to publisher's site]
  • I. van Nieuwenhuyse & M.B.M. de Koster (2009). Evaluating Order Throughput Time in 2-block Warehouses with Time Window Batching. International Journal of Production Economics, 121 (2), 654-664. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2009.01.013[go to publisher's site]
  • Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2009). Optimal zone boundaries for two-class-based compact three-dimensional automated storage and retrieval systems. IISE Transactions, 41 (3), 194-208. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07408170802375778[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster, B.M. Balk & W.T.I. van Nus (2009). On using DEA for benchmarking container terminals. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 29 (11), 1140-1155. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01443570911000168[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster, J.A. Larco Martinelli & Kees Jan Roodbergen (2009). 2nd prize in best student paper award POMS 2009, orlando: "Managing Warehouse Efficiency and Worker Discomfort Through Enhanced Storage Assignment Decisions". Wetenschappelijk.
  • Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2009). Does Class-Based Storage Really Reduce Travel Time? In INFORMS Annual Meeting 2009
  • Y. Gong & M.B.M. de Koster (2009). Approximate optimal order batch sizes in a parallel-aisle warehouse. In L. Bertazzi, M.G. Speranza & J.A.E.E. van Nunen (Eds.), Innovations in Distribution Logistics (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems) (pp. 175-194). Berlin: Springer
  • Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2009). Designing an optimal turnover-based storage rack for a 3D compact automated storage and retrieval system. International Journal of Production Research, 47 (6), 1551-1571. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207540701576346[go to publisher's site]
  • H.J. Quak & M.B.M. de Koster (2009). Delivering goods in urban areas. How to deal with urban policy restrictions and the environment? Transportation Science, 43 (2), 211-227. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.1080.0235[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster & M. Yu (2008). Minimizing makespan and throughput times at Aalsmeer flower auction. The Journal of the Operational Research Society, 59 (9), 1182-1190. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602474[go to publisher's site]
  • Y. Gong & M.B.M. de Koster (2008). A polling based dynamic order picking system for online retailers. IISE Transactions, 40 (11), 1070-1082. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07408170802167670[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster, J.A. Larco Martinelli, J. Dul & Kees Jan Roodbergen (2008). Best paper award TRAIL 2008. Wetenschappelijk.
  • H. Quak & M.B.M. de Koster (2008). Finalist best paper award Journal of Operations Management 2007. AOM 2008: Anaheim. Wetenschappelijk.
  • Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2008). Sequencing heuristics for storing and retrieving unit-loads in 3D compact AS/RS. In K. Ellis, R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor & J. Usher (Eds.), 2008 International Material Handling Research Colloquium (pp. 721-744). Charlotte, NC: The Material Handling Institute
  • Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2008). Open location management in automated storage/retrieval system. In International Federation of Operational Research Societies Conference (IFORS 2008)
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  • M.B.M. de Koster, B.M. Balk & W.T.I. van Nus (2008). The applicability of data envelopment analysis to the benchmarking of container terminals. In K. Ellis, R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor & J. Usher (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2008 (pp. 81-94). Charlotte, NC: The Material Handling Institute
  • Kees Jan Roodbergen, J.A. Larco Martinelli, M.B.M. de Koster & J. Dul (2008). Optimizing order picking considering workers' comfort and picking speed. In K. Ellis, R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor & J. Usher (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2008 (pp. 467-478). Charlotte, NC: The Material Handling Institute
  • J.A. Larco Martinelli, K.J. Roodbergen, R. de Koster & J. Dul (2008). Op timizing order picking considering workers' cpmfort and picking speed. In K Ellis et al. (Ed.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2008. Charlotte, North Carolina: Material Handling Institute
  • J.A. Larco Martinelli, M.B.M. de Koster, K.J. Roodbergen & J. Dul (2008). Enhancing storage assignment decisions: A detailed account of order picking operations to minimize average picking times and average discomfort. In Proceedings of the 15th International Annual Euroma Conference. Groningen: EUROMA
  • J.A. Larco Martinelli, M.B.M. de Koster, K.J. Roodbergen & J. Dul (2008). Enhanced slotting storage decisions: considering the human element. In Selected papers of the 10th TRAIL Congress and Knowledge Market. Trail in Perspective.. Groningen
  • M.B.M. de Koster & W. Delfmann (Ed.). (2008). Recent developments in supply chain management. Helsinki: HSE Print
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  • M.B.M. de Koster, T. Le-Duc & Yugang Yu (2008). Optimal storage rack design for a 3-dimensional compact AS/RS. International Journal of Production Research, 46 (6), 1495-1514. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207540600957795[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster & B.M. Balk (2008). Benchmarking and monitoring international warehouse operations in Europe. Production and Operations Management, 17 (2), 175-183. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3401/poms.1080.0013[go to publisher's site]
  • M. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2008). Performance Approximation and Design of Pick-and-Pass Order Picking Systems. IISE Transactions, 40 (11), 1054-1069. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07408170802167613[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster & Y. Gong (2008). Best paper award IIE Transactions 2008: “A polling-based dynamic order picking system for online retailers”, 40(11), 1070-1082. Wetenschappelijk.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & Mengfei Yu (2007). 2nd prize in student paper competition IESM 2007, Beijing: 'A fast and flexible tool to design order picking systems'. Wetenschappelijk.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & H.J. Quak (2007). Nominated for the best paper award, Journal of Operations Management 2007: "Exploring retailers' sensitivity to local sustainability policies", 25, 1103-1122. Wetenschappelijk.
  • Yugang Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2007). Simulation study of sequencing heuristics for storing and retrieving unit-loads in 3D compact AS/RS. 6th workshop in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Brussels.
  • T. Le Anh, M.B.M. de Koster & Y. Yu (2007). Performance evaulation of dynamic scheduling approaches in discrete internal transport systems. In Shanlin Yang, Guoqing Chen, Andre Thomas, Abdelhakim Artiba & Zongwei Xu (Eds.), Proceedings of international Conference on Industrial engineering and Systems Management (pp. 141-142). Beijing: Tsinghua University press
  • Y. Gong & M.B.M. de Koster (2007). A perturbation analysis and sample path optimization algorithm for warehouse order batch size problem. In Shanlin Yang, Guoqing Chen, Andre thomas, Abdelhakim Artiba & Zongwei Xu (Eds.), Proceedings of international conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (pp. 184-184). Beijing: Tsinghua University Press
  • M.B.M. de Koster, L.D. Tho & Kees Jan Roodbergen (2007). Design and control of warehouse order picking: A literature review. European Journal of Operational Research, 182 (2), 481-501. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2006.07.009[go to publisher's site]
  • Y. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2007). Design optimal rack for a 3-dimensional compact AS/RS with full turnover-based storage. In Shanlin Yang, Guoqing Chen, Andre Thomas, Abdelhakim Artiba & Zongwei Xu (Eds.), Proceedings of International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems management (pp. 312-313). Beijing: Tsinghua University Press
  • H.J. Quak & M.B.M. de Koster (2007). Retailer's Sensitivity to Time-Window Policies. In De Koster, M.B.M & Delfmann, W. (Eds.), Managing Supply Chains - Challenges and Opportunities (pp. 227-245). Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press
  • M.B.M. de Koster & W. Delfmann (2007). Managing supply chains - Challenges and opportunities. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press
  • L.D. Tho & M.B.M. de Koster (2007). Travel-time estimation and order batching in a 2-block warehouse. European Journal of Operational Research, 176 (1), 374-388. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2005.03.052[go to publisher's site]
  • H.J. Quak & M.B.M. de Koster (2007). Exploring retailers' sensitivity to local sustainability policies. Journal of Operations Management, 25 (6), 1103-1122. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jom.2007.01.020[go to publisher's site]
  • M. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2007). A fast and flexible toll to design order picking systems. In Shanlin Yang, Guoqing Chen, Andre Thomas, Abdelhakim Artiba & Zongwei Xu (Eds.), Proceedings of International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (pp. 267-267). Beijing: Tsinghua University Press
  • H.M. Hendriks, J. Dul & M.B.M. de Koster (2006). The influence of order picking systems on physical effort and performance. In R.N. Pikaar, E.A.P. Koningsveld & P.J.M. Settels (Eds.), Proceedings IEA2006 Congress. Maastricht, the Netherlands
  • H.J. Quak & M.B.M. de Koster (2006). Retailer's Distribution and Local Time Window Policies. In E. Taniguchi & R.G. Thompson (Eds.), Recent advances in city logistics (pp. 463-477). Amsterdam: Elsevier
  • Y. Yu & M.B.M. de Koster (2006). Optimal storage rack design for a 3-dimensional compact AS/RS with full-turnover based storage. In R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor & J. Usher (Eds.), Progress in material handling research: 2006 (pp. 539-558). Charlotte: The Material Handling Institue
  • H.J. Quak & M.B.M. de Koster (2006). The impacts of time access restrictions and vehicle weight restrictions on food retailers and the environment. European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, 6 (2), 131-150.
  • T. Le Anh & M.B.M. de Koster (2006). A review of design and control of automated guided vehicle systems. European Journal of Operational Research, 171 (1), 1-23. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2005.01.036[go to publisher's site]
  • H.M. le Blanc, F. Cruyssen, H. Fleuren & M.B.M. de Koster (2006). Factory gate pricing: An analysis of the Dutch retail distribution. European Journal of Operational Research, 174 (3), 1950-1967. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2005.04.020[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster & M. Shinohara (2006). Supply-chain culture clashes in Europe. Pitfalls in Japanese service operations. Supply Chain Forum, 7 (1), 58-67.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & M. Yu (2006). Makespan minimization at Aalsmeer flower auction. In R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor & J. Usher (Eds.), Progress in material handling research: 2006 (pp. 83-102). Charlotte: The Material Handling Institute
  • T. Le Duc & M.B.M. de Koster (2005). Layout optimization for class-based storage strategy warehouses. In R. de Koster & W. Delfman (Eds.), Supply Chain Management - European Perspectives (pp. 199-222). Copenhagen: Copenhage Business School Press
  • M.B.M. de Koster & L.D. Tho (2005). Single-command travel time estimations and optimal rack design for a 3-dimensional compact AS/RS. In R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor & J. Usher (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2004 (pp. 49-66). Charlotte: Material Handling Institute
  • M.B.M. de Koster & J. Zuidema (2005). Commercial returns in a mail order company: the Wehkamp case. In S.D.P. Flapper, J.A.E.E. van Nunen & L.N. van Wassenhove (Eds.), Managing Closed-Loop Supply Chains (pp. 97-106). Berlin: Springer Verlag
  • M.B.M. de Koster, S.D.P. Flapper, H.R. Krikke & W.S. Vermeulen (2005). Recovering end-of-life large white goods: the Dutch initiative. In S.D.P Flapper, J.A.E.E. van Nunen & L.N. van Wassenhove (Eds.), Managing closed-loop supply chains (pp. 169-181). Berlin: Springer Verlag
  • M.B.M. de Koster & W. Delfmann (2005). Introduction. In M.B.M. de Koster & W. Delfmann (Eds.), Supply chain management - European perspectives (pp. 1-9). Copenhagen: CBS Press
  • M.B.M. de Koster & L.D. Tho (2005). Travel distance estimation and storage zone optimization in a 2-block class-based storage strategy warehouse. International Journal of Production Research, 43 (17), 3561-3581. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207540500142894[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster & W. Delfmann (2005). Supply chain management - European perspectives. Copenhagen: CBS Press
  • I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster & M.W.P. Savelsbergh (2005). Minimum vehicle fleet size under time window constraints at a container terminal. Transportation Science, 39 (2), 249-260. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.1030.0063[go to publisher's site]
  • J.A.M. Mostard, M.B.M. de Koster & R. Teunter (2005). The distribution-free newsboy problem with resalable returns. International Journal of Production Economics, 97 (3), 329-342. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2004.09.003
  • T. Le Anh & M.B.M. de Koster (2005). Online Dispatching Rules For Vehicle-Based Internal Transport Systems. International Journal of Production Research, 43 (8), 1711-1728. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207540412331320481[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster & P.M.J. Warffemius (2005). American, Asian and third party international warehouse operations in Europe: a comparison. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 25 (8), 762-780. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01443570510608592[go to publisher's site]
  • H.J. Quak & M.B.M. de Koster (2005). The effects of urban areas; policies on distribution activities and the environment. In M.B.M. de Koster & W. Delfmann (Eds.), Supply chain management - European perspectives (pp. 285-306). Copenhagen: CBS Press
  • H.J. Quak & M.B.M. de Koster (2004). The Impacts of Time Windows and Vehicle Weight Restrictions on Food Retailers and the Environment. In P.H.L Bovy (Ed.), 8th TRAIL Congress: A World of Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics. Delft: Delft University Press (CD-Rom)
  • M.P. de Brito Pereira Maduro & M.B.M. de Koster (2004). Product returns: handling and warehousing issues. In R. Dekker, M. Fleischmann, K Inderfurth & L.N. van Wassenhove (Eds.), Reverse logistics: Quantitative models for Closed-Loop Supply Chains (pp. 135-153). Berlin: Springer
  • T. Le Anh & M.B.M. de Koster (2004). Vehicle online dispatching rules in practice. In B. Fleischmann & A. Klose (Eds.), Distribution logistics: Advance solutions to practical problems (pp. 159-183). Berlin: Springer Verlag
  • M.B.M. de Koster & M. Shinohara (2004). Supply-chain culture clash. MIT Sloan Management Review, 46 (1), 6-6.
  • M.B.M. de Koster, T. Le Anh & J.R. van der Meer (2004). Testing and classifying vehicle dispatching rules in three real-world settings. Journal of Operations Management, 22 (4), 369-386. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jom.2004.05.006[go to publisher's site]
  • R. Dekker, M.B.M. de Koster, K.J. Roodbergen & H. Kalleveen (2004). Improving order-picking response time at Ankor's warehouse. Interfaces, 34 (4), 303-313. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/inte.1040.0083[go to publisher's site]
  • T. Le Duc & M.B.M. de Koster (2004). Travel distance estimation in a single-block ABC storage strategy warehouses. In B. Fleischmann & A. Klose (Eds.), Distribution Logistics: Advanced solutions to Practical Problems (pp. 185-202). Berlin: Springer Verlag
  • M.B.M. de Koster & M.A. van der Linden (2003). Www.warehousedesign.org: Een beslissingsondersteunend systeem voor magazijnontwerp op internet.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2003). Distribution strategies for online retailers. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 50 (4), 448-457. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2003.820135[go to publisher's site]
  • I.F.A. Vis & M.B.M. de Koster (2003). Transhipment of containers at a container terminal: An overview. European Journal of Operational Research, 147 (1), 1-16. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0377-2217(02)00293-X[go to publisher's site]
  • T. Le Duc & M.B.M. de Koster (2003). An approximation for determining the optimal order batch size for order pickers in single-aisle warehouses. In M.K..Ogle B.A. Peters R. Meller & J. Usher (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research 2002 (pp. 267-286). Charlotte: Material Handling Institute
  • T. Le-Duc & M.B.M. de Koster (2002). An approximation for determining the optimal order batch size in single-aisle warehouses. (Intern rapport, Progress in Material Handling Research). onbekend: Rotterdam School of Management
  • T. Le Duc & M.B.M. de Koster (2002). Travel distance estimation and storage zone optimisation in a single-block ABC storage strategy warehouse. (Intern rapport). onbekend: Rotterdam School of Management
  • A. Kokkinaki, R. Dekker, M.B.M. de Koster, C. Pappis & W.J.M.I. Verbeke (2002). E-business models for reverse logistics: contributions and challenges. In B. Werner (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing, April 8-10 (pp. 470-476). Las Vegas: IEEE Computer Society (ITCC)
  • M.P. de Brito Pereira Maduro & M.B.M. de Koster (2002). Return handling: the mapping of decisions. In J. Crespo de Carvalho (Ed.), Proceedings of the Fourth International Meeting for Research in Logistics (pp. 102-111). Lisbon: IMRL 2002
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2002). The logistics behind the enter click. In A. Klose (Ed.), Quantitative approaches to distribution logistics and supply chain management (pp. 131-148). Berlin: Springer
  • M.B.M. de Koster, M.A. van de Vendel & M.P. de Brito Pereira Maduro (2002). Return handling: an exploratory study with nine retailer warehouses. International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, 30 (8), 407-421. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09590550210435291
  • M.B.M. de Koster & J. Zuidema (2002). Dealing with large numbers of commercial returns at a mail order company. In M. Schenk (Ed.), Logistiekplanung und Management, Proceedings 8. Magdeburger Logistik-Tagung (pp. 188-199). Magdeburg: Logisch GmbH
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2002). Proceedings of the sixth ELA Doctorate Workshop 2001. Brussels: ELA
  • N. Faber, M.B.M. de Koster & S.L. van de Velde (2002). Linking warehouse complexity to planning and control structure. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 32 (5), 381-395. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09600030210434161
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2002). Distribution structures for food home shopping. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 32 (5), 362-380. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09600030210434152
  • M.B.M. de Koster & J.R. van der Meer (2002). On-line versus off-line control with multi-load vehicles. In A. Klose (Ed.), Quantitative approaches to distribution logistics and supply chain management (pp. 331-355). Berlin: Springer
  • I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster & M.W.P. Savelsbergh (2001). Minimum Vehicle Fleet Size at a Container Terminal. (Intern rapport, ERIM Report Series Research in Management (issn 1566-5283), no 24-LIS). : Erasmus Research Institute of Management
  • M.B.M. de Koster & A.J. Neuteboom (Ed.). (2001). The logistics of supermarket chains: a comparison of seven chains in the Netherlands. Doetinchem: Elsevier Business Information
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2001). De logistiek achter de 'Enter'-toets. In J.P. Duijker, M.B.M. de Koster & M.J. Ploos van Amstel (Eds.), Praktijkboek Magazijnen/Distributiecentra. Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster, K.J. Roodbergen & L.W.P. Peeters (2001). Determination of the number of automated guided vehicles at a semi-automated container terminal. The Journal of the Operational Research Society, 52 (4), 409-417.
  • K.J. Roodbergen & M.B.M. de Koster (2001). Routing order pickers in a warehouse with a middle aisle. European Journal of Operational Research, 133 (1), 32-43. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0377-2217(00)00177-6[go to publisher's site]
  • K.J. Roodbergen & M.B.M. de Koster (2001). Routing methods for warehouses with multiple cross aisles. International Journal of Production Research, 39 (9), 1865-1883. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207540110028128[go to publisher's site]
  • M.B.M. de Koster & A.J. Neuteboom (2001). The logistics of supermarket chains. Doetinchem: Elsevier
  • I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster & M.W.P. Savelsbergh (2000). Estimation of the number of transport vehicles at a container terminal. In - R. Graves et al. (Ed.), Progress in material handling research:2000 (pp. 404-420). Charlotte, North Carolina: Material handling institute
  • M.B.M. de Koster & K.J. Roodbergen (2000). Een magazijn ontwerpen op internet. In J.P. Duijker & al et (Eds.), Praktijkboek magazijnen/distributiecentra (pp. 3.3.F 01-13). Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster, P. Schoonderwoerd & H. de Hek (1999). De haalbaarheid van modulaire productie in de verfindustrie. In A. van Goor (Ed.), Handboek Logistiek (pp. B1940-1-B1940-21). Alphen a.d. Rijn: Samson, Bedrijfsinfo
  • M.B.M. de Koster, K.J. Roodbergen & R. van Voorden (1999). Reduction of walking time in the distribution center of De Bijenkorf. In M.G. Speranza & P. Stähly (Eds.), New trends in distribution logistics (pp. 215-234). Berlin: Springer
  • M.B.M. de Koster & K.J. Roodbergen (1999). Een magazijn ontwerpen op internet. In J.A.E.E. van Nunen & L. Verspui (Eds.), Simlog Simulatie en Logistiek rond de haven (pp. 117-130). Delft: Eburon
  • J.R. van der Meer & M.B.M. de Koster (1999). Using multiple load vehicles for internal transport with batch arrivals of loads. In M. Grazia Speranza & P. Stahly (Eds.), Proceeding of: IWDL Conference, Berlin - Advances in distribution logistics (pp. 197-214). Berlin: Springer
  • M.B.M. de Koster, E. van der Poort & M.J.J. Wolters (1999). Efficient orderbatching methods in warehouses. International Journal of Production Research, 37 (7), 1479-1504.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & M.A. van de Vendel (1999). Retourbehandeling in Distributiecentra: een vergelijking van acht bedrijven. In S.O.P. Flapper (Ed.), Handboek Reverse Logistics (pp. B4010-1-B4010-52). Deventer: Kluwer
  • J.R. van der Meer, I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster, P.J.M. - Meermans & P. Dekkers (1999). De Containerterminal in het Famas Newcon Concept. In van - Nunen & L. - Versprui (Eds.), Simlog, simulatie en logistiek rond de haven (pp. 89-104). Delft: Eburon
  • P.J.M. Meersmans, I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster & R. Dekker (1999). FAMAS-NewCon: Een model voor korte-termijn stacking. (Intern rapport, Econometric Institute, no 9942/A). :
  • M.B.M. de Koster & J.R. van der Meer (1998). A classification of control systems for internal transport, a case study. In J. Teghem et al. (Ed.), Conference proceedings EURO XVI conference (pp. 115-116). Brussels: Belgian Operations research Society
  • M.B.M. de Koster & J.R. van der Meer (1998). A classification of control systems for internal transport. In S. Graves et al (Ed.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 1998 (pp. 633-650). Michigan: Ann Arbor
  • M.B.M. de Koster & R. Wijnen (1998). How to obtain maximum capacity on high-capacity sorters (Published on CD-ROM). In R.J. Graves et al. (Ed.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 1998 (pp. 143-158). Charlotte: Material Handling Institute
  • M.B.M. de Koster & J.R. van der Meer (1998). Centralized versus decentralized control of internal transport, a case study. In B. Fleischmann, J.A.E.E. van Nunen, M. Grazia Speranza & P. Stähly (Eds.), Advances in Distribution Logistics (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, 460) (pp. 403-420). Berlin: Springer
  • M.B.M. de Koster, E. van der Poort & K.J. Roodbergen (1998). When to apply optimal or heuristic routing of orderpickers. In B. Fleischmann, J.A.E.E. van Nunen, M. Grazia Speranza & P. Stähly (Eds.), Advances in Distribution Logistics (Lecture Notes in Economical and Mathematical Systems, 460) (pp. 375-401). Berlin: Springer
  • M.B.M. de Koster & E. van der Poort (1998). Routing orderpickers in a warehouse: a comparison between optimal and heuristic solutions. IISE Transactions, 30, 469-480.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Opslag en overslag in Nederland distributieland: de missing link. Deventer: Kluwer
  • K.J. Roodbergen & M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Routing orderpickers in a warehouse with multiple cross aisles in: Progress in material handling research. In R.J. Graves & al et (Eds.), Material Handling Institute (pp. ---). -: -
  • M.B.M. de Koster, H.B. Roos & M.J.M. de Vaan (Ed.). (1997). Logistieke Knelpunten in het Nederlandse Bedrijfsleven. Deventer: Kluwer Bedrijfswetenschappen
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1997). The design of a high capacity pick-and-pass orderpicking system. In R.J Graves & et al (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research 1996 (pp. 253-270). Ann Arbor: Material Handling Institute
  • J.R. van der Meer & M.B.M. de Koster (1997). Internal Transport in Warehouses. In ? Kruse, A.L. & R.H.J. Rodenburg (Eds.), Proceedings Vervoerslogistieke Werkdagen (pp. 383-398). Vaals: uitgever?
  • K.J. Roodbergen, M.B.M. de Koster & E. van der Poort (1997). Increasing orderpicking efficiency in warehouses. In A.L. Kruse & R.H.J. Rodenburg (Eds.), Proceedings of Vervoerslogistieke Werkdagen (pp. 369-381). plaats: uitgever
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1995). Ontwerp en realisatie van een magazijn. Business Logistics, 12, 28-33.
  • M.B.M. de Koster & R. Wijnen (1995). Besturingsregels binnen distributiecentra. Kwantitatieve Methoden, 50, 17-30.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1989). Capacity Oriented Analysis and Design of Production Systems. Berlin: Springer Verlag

Semi Scientific Publications (4)

  • M.B.M. de Koster (2014). Warehouses drive business. [On line] Available from: [].
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2006, mei 12). Venstertijden. Supply Chain Magazine, pp. 9.
  • M. te Lindert & M.B.M. de Koster (2003). Eerlijk delen is noodzakelijke voorwaarde voor factory gate pricing. LogistiekKrant, 16 (14), 10-11.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Belang interne logistiek onderbelicht. Nieuwsblad Transport, 12 (153), 8-8.

Other (20)

  • M.B.M. de Koster (2003). Logistieke knelpunten weer in kaart gebracht. Logistiek Actueel 10(10), p.5: .
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2000). Automatisering blijft logistiek beinvloeden (interview). AI Magazine, maart, 20-21.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2000). Logistiek Lauras nog jarenlang kostbaarder dan bij concurrentie (interview). Distrifood, 16 (43), 9-9.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2000). De MIT leverancier als logistiek dienstverlener: Geen noviteit. Vraag en Aanbod, april, ---.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2000). Logistiek verandert door automatisering en WWW (interview). Logistiek Actueel, 5, 13-13.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (2000). Theorie is geen realiteit (interview). Exiting Business, 5, 16-18.
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1999). Aziaten zijn sneller dan Europeanen. De Metaalkrant, november, 11-11.
  • J.R. van der Meer & M.B.M. de Koster (1999). Routing vehicles on-line with forecasted release times to appoach off-line performance. In P.H.L. Bovy (Ed.), Paper presented at the 5th Annual TRAIL Congress 1999 "Crossroads of Theory and Practice" (pp. 1-8). Delft: Delft University Press
  • J.R. van der Meer & M.B.M. de Koster (1999). On-line versus off-line vehicle control for internal transport systems. In P.H.L. Bovy (Ed.), Paper presented at the 5th Annual TRAIL Congress 1999 "Crossroads of Theory and Practice" (pp. 1-8). Delft: Delft University Press
  • P.J.M. Meersmans, I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster & R. Dekker (1999). FAMAS-NewCon: Een model voor korte-termijn staking, Modelbeschrijving. (Intern rapport, Report Econommetric Institute, no EI-9942/A). :
  • K.J. Roodbergen & M.B.M. de Koster (1999). Routing methods for warehouse with multiple cross aisles. (Intern rapport, ERASM Management Report Series, no 43-1999). :
  • I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster & K.J. Roodbergen (1999). Determination of the number of AGVs in a semi-automated container terminal. (Intern rapport, ERASM Management Report Series, no 32-1999). :
  • K.J. Roodbergen & M.B.M. de Koster (1999). Routing order pickers in a warehouse with middle aisle. (Intern rapport, ERASM Management Report Series, no 29-1999). :
  • P.J.M. Meersmans, I.F.A. Vis, M.B.M. de Koster & R. Dekker (1999). FAMAS-NewCon, Een model voor korte-termijn staking, Modelbeschrijving. Report Econometric Institute: Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  • K.J. Roodbergen & M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Routing order pickers in a warehouse with multiple cross aisles. In R.J. Graves et al. (Ed.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 1998 (pp. 451-467). Charlotte, North Carolina: Material Handling Institute
  • J.R. van der Meer & M.B.M. de Koster (1998). Using mulitiple load vehicles for internal transport with batch arrivals of loads. In P. Bovy (Ed.), Transport, Infrastructure and Logisticts: Competition, Innovation and Creativity (pp. 17-17). Delft: The Netherlands Trail Research School
  • M.B.M. de Koster & J.R. van der Meer (1997). Co-ordination Mechanisms of Internal Transport. In ? Bovy, P. (Ed.), Proceedings 3rd TRAIL congress 1997 (pp. pag?-pag?). Delft: uitgever?
  • M.B.M. de Koster, E. van der Poort & K.J. Roodbergen (1997). When to apply optimal or heuristic routing of orderpickers. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 14(13)). :
  • M.B.M. de Koster (1997). Logistiek op maat, magazijn op maat. Interview in: Tijdschrft voor Inkoop en Logistiek 13, p.81-83: .
  • K.J. Roodbergen, M.B.M. de Koster & E. van der Poort (1997). A comparison of routing strategies for orderpicking in warehouses. In P. Bovy (Ed.), Conference Proceedings of the 3rd TRAIL Year Congress (pp. pag?-pag?). Delft: uitgever?

Recognitions

Editorial positions (15)

  • International Journal of Operations and Production Management

    Special Issue Editor

  • International Journal of Production Research

    Co-Editor Special Issue

  • International Journal of Production Research

    Editorial Board

  • Journal of Operations Management

    Editorial Advisor

  • Operations Research

    Associate Editor

  • Transportation Science

    Co-Editor Special Issue

  • Transportation Science

    Associate Editor

  • Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek

    Associate Editor

  • IISE Transactions

    Guest Co-Editor

  • Supply Chain Forum

    Editorial Reviewer

  • Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management

    Member Editorial Review Board

  • Logistics Research

    Associate Editor

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management

    Editorial Board

  • Logistics and Transport

    Member Editorial Review Board

  • Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal

    Co-Editor Special Edition

Side positions (12)

  • Stichting Logistica

    Chairman

  • BVL

    Member Scientific Advisory Board

  • ELA (European Logistics Association)

    Member R&D Board

  • CL Consulting

    External Advisory Board

  • University of Padua

    Member Scientific Committee, Graduate School in Mechatronics and Product Innovation Engineering

  • VeLA

    Honorary member

  • Ahold

    Member Advisory Board Warehouse Mechanisation

  • Guest Professor

    University of Science and Technology of China

  • AIRL (Assocation Internationale de Recherche en Logistique)

    Member board of directors

  • Aalto University School of Business

    Scientific Advisor

  • Kuhne Logistics University

    Faculty Board member

  • University of Hasselt

    Francqui chaired professor

Courses

Operations Management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Code: BAP057
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 1, Bachelor 1

Primary processes

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Code: BKB005
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Bachelor 1

Global supply chain management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM-IM03CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Facility Logistics Management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM04SCM
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Advances in SCM

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMHONSCM-A
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Past courses

Managing the supply chain

  • Study year: 2015/2016
  • Code: BM01SCM
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Facility logistics management

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM04SCM
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Global supply chain management

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: IM03CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Introduction to Business

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BAP64
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 1

Operations Management

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BAP 57
  • ECTS: 5

Primary processes

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BKB0005
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Bachelor 1

Supply chain management

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BKB1015
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 3

Award