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Optimizing Working Capital And Network Design

With supply chains playing a critical role in today's economy, the demands on commercial transportation are higher than ever. Howmet Wheel Systems is undergoing significant growth and desires to optimize its working capital investment and supply chain network structure.

This project aims to reduce working capital by $20M and streamline the flow of wheels from international and domestic manufacturing locations to HWS customers.

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Student Team:

Vedant Kanyaboiena – Master of Engineering in Automotive Engineering

Jason Miller – Master of Business Administration

Project Sponsors:

Barry Haun – Director, Global Supply Chain

Dan Smink – Manager, Global Supply Chain

Faculty Advisors:

Chris Mueller – Ross School of Business

Pete Washabaugh – College of Engineering