AI-Enabled Allocation Plan Optimization Tool

Ford is a leading automotive OEM, with a revenue of $160 billion in 2018 and business all around the world. It is the second-largest U.S.-based automaker and the fifth-largest in the world. The 2019 Tauber team worked with the Advanced Manufacturing Center out of Ford's new Redford facility to develop an artificial intelligence-enabled tool that will automate and optimize the allocation planning process.

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Charlie Manzoni – Master of Business Administration

Hiroki Tanaka – Master of Business Administration



Alison Houston – Data Analytics Manager,

Global Advanced Manufacturing

Saumuy Puchala – Data Analytics Engineer,

Global Advanced Manufacturing

David Shepps – Manager, Mfg and MP&L Analytics,

Global Advanced Manufacturing



Dennis Blumenfeld – College of Engineering

Peter Lenk – Ross School of Business

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