15-17 April 2018
Baltimore, Marriott Waterfront Hotel | (USA) Maryland
ACTOR and Europcar are one of the finalists of the Franz Edelman award 2018.
ACTOR (Rome - IT, London - UK, Charlotte - USA) and the partner Europcar (HQ Paris - FR), have been selected as finalists by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (#INFORMS) for Franz Edelman Award, the world’s most prestigious international award for achievement in the practice of Operations Research. This nomination, was recognized based on an advanced capacity and revenue optimization solution. Such solution has been developed thanks to the strategic vision and competence of Europcar's management and is based on the ACTOR's decision science platform, able to combine predictive analytics, optimization models and dynamic simulators.
More info about INFORMS and Franz Edelman Award:
- INFORMS (https://www.informs.org/Recognizing-Excellence) is the leading international association for professionals in Operations Research and Analytics. INFORMS recognizes and rewards individuals, organizations, academic institutions who are advancing the fields of operations research and analytics, and furthering the mission of INFORMS. Each year INFORMS grants several prestigious institute-wide prizes and awards for meritorious achievement. Generally conferred at each year's Annual Meeting and Analytics Conference, these prizes and awards celebrate wide ranging categories of achievement from teaching, writing, and practice to distinguished service to the institute and the profession and contributions to the welfare of society.
- The Franz Edelman competition (https://www.informs.org/Recognizing-Excellence/INFORMS-Prizes/Franz-Edelman-Award) attests to the contributions of operations research and analytics in both the profit and non-profit sectors. Since its inception, cumulative benefits from Edelman finalist projects has topped the $250 billion mark. Edelman finalist teams have improved organizational efficiency, increased profits, brought better products to consumers, helped foster peace negotiations, and saved lives. The purpose of the Franz Edelman competition is to bring forward, recognize and reward outstanding examples of operations research, management science and advanced analytics in practice in the world, with $15,000 in awards. First prize is accompanied by a $10,000 honorarium.
- Congratulations to the 2018 Franz Edelman Award finalists!
by Anne Robinson
Director, Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics
Basking Ridge NJ
- 2018 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research