|Qualification||Bachelor of Marine Engineering, FPM (IIM Lucknow)|
Prof. Saurabh Chandra is a Professor in Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques at the Indian Institute of Management Indore. He has completed his FPM degree from the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow. Before his doctoral studies, he worked as an Engineer in the maritime shipping industry and rose to the rank of Chief Engineer working on various projects. His core strengths are strategic and tactical analysis of planning and scheduling problems in organizations using mathematical programming and simulation. He is a co-founder of the Maritime Logistics Research Group at IIM Indore. He has co-authored several case studies and research papers on the application of process analysis in supply chain management. His consulting interests include process improvement studies in various organizations.
Dong, B., Christiansen, M., Fagerholt, K., Chandra, S. (2020) “Design of a sustainable maritime multi-modal distribution network: case study from automotive logistics”. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. (Accepted)
Maitra, D., Chandra, S., & Dash, S. R. (2020). “Liner shipping industry and oil price volatility: Dynamic connectedness and portfolio diversification.” Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 138, 101962.
Chandra, S., Marielle Christiansen & Kjetil Fagerholt (2019) Analysing the modal shift from road-based to coastal shipping-based distribution – a case study of outbound automotive logistics in India, Maritime Policy & Management. December 2019.
Chandra, S., Ghosh, D. & Nimje, S. (2018). Roadblocks to sustainable logistics in India’s Auto Industry. Supply Chain Management Review. December, 5.
Chandra, S. & Raithatha, M. (2017). Indian Machine Tools Industry Case for Supply Chain Performance Analysis. Operations Management Education Review. 11.
Dong, B., Bektas, T., Chandra, S., Christiansen, M., Fagerholt, K. ”A New Formulation for the Combined Maritime Fleet Deployment and Inventory Management Problem.” Lecture Notes in Computer Science. vol. 10572 (2017).
Chandra, S., Christiansen, M., & Fagerholt, K. “Combined fleet deployment and inventory management in roll-on/roll-off shipping”. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 92 (2016): 43-55.
Chandra, Saurabh, Debabrata Ghosh, and Samir K. Srivastava. "Outbound logistics management practices in the automotive industry: an emerging economy perspective." Decision (2016): 1-21.
Chandra, Saurabh, Kjetil Fagerholt, and Marielle Christiansen. "Maritime fleet deployment in ro-ro shipping under inventory constraints." Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences 189 (2015): 362-375.
Chandra, S., Srivastava R., & Agarwal Y. “Multi-product maritime inventory routing with optional cargoes: an application to outbound automotive logistics”. Journal of Advances in Management Research. Vol. 10, No. 2 (2013): 206-229
Chandra, S., Agarwal, A., & Choudhari, S. ”Agarwal automobiles: fuel station forecasting and inventory management.” Ivey Publishing (2017). https://www.iveycases.com/
Refereed conference proceedings
Dong, B., Bektaş, T., Chandra, S., Christiansen, M., & Fagerholt, K. (2017, October). A New Formulation for the Combined Maritime Fleet Deployment and Inventory Management Problem. In International Conference on Computational Logistics (pp. 321-335). Springer, Cham.
Chandra, S., Agarwal, A., & Choudhari, S. (2017). Agarwal automobiles: fuel station forecasting and inventory management. Ivey Publishing. https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/
Srivastava, S & Chandra, S. (2013). A roadmap for internal reforms and other actions required to enhance exports in logistics services from India. Concept paper published in the compendium of Services Conclave, Nov. 12-13, 2013, organized by SEPC under Min. of Commerce & Industry India. (Download Paper)