Engineering team working with Port of Alaska, stakeholders to assess operations, develop interactive portal
A Mizzou Engineering team is working with the Port of Alaska and its stakeholders to assess freight and fuel truck operations and develop an interactive digital communication portal for improving visibility into Port operations. Sharan Srinivas, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering, received funding from the Alaska Department of Transportation (AKDOT) for the two-pronged project.
Engineering team develops last-mile delivery platform with help from I-Corps
When you order something online, shipping fees can be hefty as companies try to recoup the cost of delivering the product to your doorstep. To help offset some of those so-called “last-mile” expenses, a Mizzou Engineering team is developing a tool that will allow delivery companies to best optimize routes using electric vehicles and drones.