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Where Are They Now? Catching up with MHEFI Scholarship Recipient Esmaeel Moradi

Catching up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient:

Using Analytics to Determine Walmart’s Future DC Operations

Esmaeel Moradi brings a lot of academic firepower to his role as logistics planning manager for Walmart, and that’s a good thing because it’s a pretty demanding job. Since November 2015, Moradi has worked at the company’s headquarters in Bentonville, AR, focusing on distribution network design, forecasting and data analysis for the nation’s largest retailer and private-sector employer.

Moradi is part of the analytics team that helps Walmart determine how many distribution centers it will need in the future, where those distribution centers should be located, which of the company’s stores should be assigned to those distribution centers, how its transportation network can operate most efficiently, how much of each retail item should be ordered and how those items should enter the distribution chain to best meet demand.

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According to the recently released 2018 MHI Annual Industry Report, “Overcoming Barriers to NextGen Supply Chain Adoption,” eight out of ten survey respondents believe these supply chains will be the predominant model within just five years. However, the report found that the adoption of some of these technologies was slower than originally reported when MHI started the annual report in 2014. The report cites three top barriers to adoption of these technologies: 1. Making the business case for NextGen supply chain investments. 2. Tackling the supply chain skills gap and workforce shortage. 3. Building trust and security in digital, always-on supply chains. This issue of MHI Solutions focuses on the adoption of these digital solutions, from best practices in robotics and artificial intelligence to blockchain and innovations in last mile delivery.

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