The changing landscape of Linear & Mixed Integer Programming Languages

When I used to avidly leverage algebraic programming languages for Supply Chain optimization modeling, my language of choice was AMPL. Last weekend I had the opportunity to read these two awesome posts from Peter Cacioppi and I think I agree with him. For individuals who leverage algebraic programming languages heavily, I will suggest them to read these posts….

Logistician’s complex challenge: The Last Mile.

We recently ordered a mattress from a leading e-tailer for our guest room. Due to some issues at the logistics service provider’s end, the delivery was delayed. We timed our order to coincide with the arrival date of our guests so we ended up complaining to customer service of the e-tailer. In addition to apologies, we ended up getting…