Prof. dr. ir. Jan Fransoo
Jan Fransoo is the only senior lecturer to be a member of the Van Laarhoven Commission. Fransoo has conducted research into a cyclical planning concept for the processing and food industries, into how food retailers can substantially reduce logistics costs by optimising the use of shelf space, and into making capacity decisions using static methods in complex manufacturing environments. He is currently researching supply planning in partially outsourced supply chains, international supply chains with particular focus on the container supply chain, and supply chain management in emerging markets such as China and Russia.