Jairo R. Montoya-Torres

Jairo R. Montoya-Torres
Universidad de La Sabana · Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial

PhD, Dr-Hab

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Introduction
Doctor HDR in industrial engineering, with concentration in logistics and quantitative modeling (Operations Research). Specialized in resolution of complex realistic decision-making problems at strategic, tactical and operational levels in the areas of enterprise green and sustainable logistics, supply chain management, urban/city logistics, distribution, operations scheduling in manufacturing and services, material handling.
Additional affiliations
November 2017 - present
Universidad de La Sabana
Position
  • Managing Director
June 2016 - November 2017
Los Andes University (Colombia)
Position
  • Professor
April 2016 - present
Victoria University Melbourne
Position
  • Professorial Research Associate
Education
September 2011 - November 2011
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon
Field of study
  • Logistics and operations research
October 2002 - November 2005
Mines Saint-Etienne
Field of study
  • Industrial engineering
September 2000 - June 2002
Grenoble Institute of Technology
Field of study
  • Industrial engineering and management

Publications

Publications (211)
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Tourism is limited by the lack of policies and strategies in areas Tourism is constrained by the lack of policies and strategies in areas with tourism potential. Therefore, there is a need to increase awareness and tourist inflow through the creation of destination brand identities. However, brand equity is one of the most complex business challeng...
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The shift from mass tourism to more personalized travel denotes great importance in the construction of tourist itineraries. Given the negative impacts of transport and tourism on the environment, sustainability criteria play an important role. The Tourist Trip Design Problem is related to the design of itineraries for tourists. Planning is complex...
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Due to the increase of global demand of agriculture and agro-industrial products, agriculture has undergone some changes in the stages of procurement, planning, planting, maintenance, harvesting, transport and distribution. The use of formal mathematical model has been employed to evaluate and implement improvement policies and strategies. In this...
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The location routing problem (LRP) integrates operational decisions on vehicle routing operations with strategic decisions on the location of the facilities or depots from which the distribution will take place. In other words, it combines the well‐known vehicle routing problem (VRP) with the facility location problem (FLP). Hence, the LRP is an NP...
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The tourism sector represents an opportunity for economic growth in countries with tourism potential. However, new trends in global tourism require efficiency in tourism supply chain management. One of the main changes is the trend of personalized tourism, which includes the management of itineraries by the tourist. The tourist trip design problem...
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The literature review shows research gaps into the food supply chain design. In that context, this paper deals with the design of a sustainable supply chain. A multi-objective mixed-integer linear programming model includes four decisions and three sustainable criteria (economic—total network costs—, environmental—carbon emissions—, and social—work...
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To improve the effectiveness and the sustainability of logistics, the Physical Internet paradigm proposes disruptive solutions. This implies developing an ecosystem of tech-based logistics solutions and supporting methodologies that enable all players in global trade to cooperate. The purpose of this paper is to investigate systematic literature re...
Presentation
We present an operational planning model for harvesting of fresh agricultural products. This model contains the resources and factors that determine the opera�tional cost of harvesting. These resources are labor, time windows for operations, use of soil, demand of products, types of markets, loss for quality, variety of fruits and productivity of c...
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Tourism is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world with a shift from mass tourism to personalized travel. Nevertheless, it generates significant environmental impacts. The current events associated with quarantine measures generated by COVID-19 represent, however, a risk for this sector. It is hence necessary to create strategies that allow...
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Improving the travel experience is a goal of tourist destinations. Tourists demand information and services that help plan and organise the trips adapted to their preferences and resources. Intelligent systems, recommendation systems, and electronic tourist guides can play a decisive role in tourist satisfaction and shaping the offer at the destina...
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The transportation sector has traditionally been considered essential for commercial activities, although nowadays, it presents clear negative impacts on the environment and can reduce social welfare. Thus, advanced optimization techniques are required to design sustainable routes with low logistic costs. Moreover, these negative impacts may be sig...
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En Colombia existen diferentes zonas con alto potencial turístico, como el departamento de Sucre. Su división geográfica en cinco subregiones conlleva a presentar cinco espacios de cultura, economía, historia y ecosistemas distintos, haciéndolo atractivo para los turistas. Sin embargo, la crisis generada por el coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, sumada a la b...
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The main concern in city logistics is the need to optimize the movement of goods in urban contexts, and to minimize the multiple costs inherent in logistics operations. Inspired by an application in a medium-sized city in Latin America, this paper develops a bi-objective mixed linear integer programming (MILP) model to locate different types of urb...
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Tourism has direct and indirect implications for CO2 emissions. Therefore, it is necessary to develop tourism management based on sustainable tourism, mainly in the transport process. Tourist itinerary planning is a complex process that plays a crucial role in tourist management. This type of problem, called the tourist trip design problem, aims to...
Conference Paper
Traditional deterministic scheduling problems consider that processing times of jobs are fixed and constant over time. However, this assumption is not realistic in practice in hand-intensive manufacturing contexts. To deal with this, the current paper studies the deterioration effect of processing times on a parallel machine scheduling problem. In...
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As far as urban population continuously grows, the need of intelligent transport systems becomes more and more relevant to deal with transport needs for both people and cargo. Automated devices for data capture requires the implementation of analytics techniques in order to provide insights for actual decision-making and policy design. The objectiv...
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In this paper, we study the open question regarding the computational complexity of one newest version of the Joint Replenishment Problem, the Collaborative Joint Replenishment Problem. This problem has received attention due to his potential in practical settings. However, the complexity of the problem remains unresolved. In this paper, we provide...
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Globalized supply chain networks are prone to high levels of turbulence and uncertainty. This globalization induces new challenges that go far beyond the typical concern on demand and supply uncertainties. The management of disruptions in globalized supply chains requires a fully interdisciplinary approach. The COVID-19 outbreak of 2020 resulted in...
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Supply chains constantly face new problems that go way beyond the traditional issues of supply and demand uncertainty, particularly due to the impact of worldwide disruptive events. This paper aims at mapping academic literature examining so far issues related to the impact on supply chains of the COVID-19 outbreak based on a thorough literature re...
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This paper proposes a hybridized simheuristic approach that couples a greedy randomized adaptive search procedure (GRASP), a Monte Carlo simulation, a Pareto archived evolution strategy (PAES), and an analytic hierarchy process (AHP), in order to solve a multicriteria stochastic permutation flow shop problem with stochastic processing times and sto...
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Many supply chains are composed of producers, suppliers, carriers, and customers. These agents must be coordinated to reduce waste and lead times. Production and distribution are two essential phases in most supply chains. Hence, improving the coordination of these phases is critical. This paper studies a combined hybrid flow-shop and vehicle routi...
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The two-echelon distribution networks are very common in last-mile supply chains and urban logistics systems. The problem consists of delivering goods from one depot to a set of satellites and from there to a group of customers. The most common problem is known as the two-echelon vehicle routing problem (2E-VRP), which is known to be computationall...
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The location routing problem integrates both a facility location and a vehicle routing problem. Each of these problems are NP-hard in nature, which justifies the use of heuristic-based algorithms when dealing with large-scale instances that need to be solved in reasonable computing times. This paper discusses a realistic variant of the problem that...
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Gravitational models are currently a commonly used methodology to analyze the behavior of countries' trade flows. These studies typically seek to measure the impact of distance and the size of economies as factors that increase or decrease the propensity to trade between countries. Instead of using the traditional model, this paper introduces two d...
Book
This book approaches its subject matter by promoting concepts, methods and solutions for the digital transformation of manufacturing through service orientation in holonic and agent-based control with distributed intelligence. The scientific theme of the book concerns “Manufacturing as a Service”, developed by virtualizing and encapsulating manufac...
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We present a planning model for sowing of fresh agricultural products. This model contains the resources and factors that determine the revenues of sowing founded on the use of lean manufacturing (LM) principles as a tool for waste management. This model maximize the benefit from sow allowing to get a tactical planning through of mixed linear progr...
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Distribution of goods in urban areas are complex logistics problems. To avoid the negative impacts of trucks within cities, Urban Distribution Centers (UDC) located at the periphery allows goods delivery by smaller vehicles. The problem can be modeled as a two-echelon vehicle routing problem. Since the problem is known to be NP-hard, metaheuristics...
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Performant planning and integration of Urban Logistics Spaces (ULS) in logistics networks are key to optimising the circulation of goods in cities. During the last three decades, several documents on ULS have been published, most of them proposing different methodologies for the design and location of Urban Distribution Centres (UDC). Until now, th...
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The design of supply chain networks (SCNs) aims at determining the number, location, and capacity of production facilities, as well as the allocation of markets (customers) and suppliers to one or more of these facilities. This paper reviews the existing literature on the use of simulation-optimization methods in the design of resilient SCNs. From...
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This paper presents a preliminary analysis of Urban Logistics Spaces (ULS) in Barranquilla, Colombia, with the aim of defining a typology in port cities in developing countries and examining the relevance of using a specific typology for those cities or having a unique and general typology, for any city in the world. Firstly, the background to the...
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During recent years, advances in drone technologies have made them applicable in various fields of industry, and their popularity continues to grow. In this paper, the academic contributions on drones routing problems are analyzed between 2005 and 2019 to identify the main characteristics of these types of problems, as well as the research trends a...
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Operative planning in agricultural production has historically had the objective of improving yields and quality. Sowing, cropping, and harvesting are usually treated independently, and waste and the sustainability of operations are generally not integrated into operational planning methodologies for agricultural production. This study shows the ne...
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This paper deals with the design of a sustainable supply chain in a high variety production environment. To respond to this challenge, a Mixed-Integer Linear Programming model is proposed. The economic criteria are the costs of transportation, and that of opening and operating manufacturing facilities; the environmental criterion is the level of \(...
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Environmental sustainability is a requirement for modern urban freight transport systems. On a global scale, most resources are currently consumed in cities, contributing to the economic importance of urban freight transport as well as its poor environmental performance. However, there is a lack of knowledge about how to correctly quantify the envi...
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Nowadays, urban freight transport networks must be environmentally sustainable. As a consequence, collaboration strategies have been implemented as one alternative to enhance the efficiency of the supply chain and to reduce its environmental burden. However, there is a lack of knowledge about how to correctly quantify the environmental impact of co...
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The Vehicle Routing Problem with Loading Constraints (VRPLC) is strongly related to real life applications in distribution logistics. It addresses the simultaneous loading and routing of vehicles, which are two crucial activities in transportation. Since treating these operations separately may result in impractical solutions, the development of ap...
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The aim of this paper is to present a simheuristic approach that obtains robust schedules for a multi-objective permutation flow shop problem with stochastic processing times. In fact, this approach minimizes the expected tardiness and standard deviation of tardiness, as a efficiency and a robustness measure for the stated problem. The simheuristic...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to present a decision support system (DSS) for a Colombian public utility company in order to aid decision-making at the operational level regarding route planning and travel time. The aim is to provide a tool to assist technicians that perform interruption and reconnection of domiciliary services for about 2,00...
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This study addresses a flow shop sequencing problem with position-dependent processing times. The aim of this work is to minimize the maximum tardiness and analyze the effects of the deterioration factor. This work is different from existing works in the literature, in that processing times are not per se deteriorating; instead, the resources deter...
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Increasing pressure from governments and stakeholders has motivated the study of sustainability assessment in the supply chain context at operational, tactical, and strategic levels. Several papers have been published during the last two decades, and the number is still rising. Although several authors present complex models that include environmen...
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This paper assesses the effectiveness in scheduling independent jobs with earliness/tardiness costs and variable setup times applying the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). The OEE is a common metric for measuring the manufacturing productivity. We defined a mixed-integer linear programming formulation of the parallel machine scheduling problem...
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The current global interest in improving the use of ever-scarcer natural resources calls for the re-alignment of supply chain operations to include not only economic factors, but environmental and social factors as well. Two of the most important supply chain activities that logistics managers have to deal with are the planning and improvement of t...
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Poor urban planning and traffic congestion lead to excessive delays in workers’ transit times and decrease their quality of life, especially in emerging countries. Several medium and large companies have a need to hire a transport service for their staff. In this type of transportation system, there is a heterogeneous fleet of vehicles, which are a...
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Human resource allocation turns out to be a critical process inside production and service companies not only for managers and directors, but also for employees and operators. Classical scheduling theories establish that all employees have the same characteristics, behavior and productivity rates. From the workforce scheduling perspective, this res...
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Collaboration in transportation activities is becoming more and more important in urban last-mile logistics. This growing interest is not only motivated by transportation cost reduction and load capability improvements, but also by customer service level and stakeholder coordination enhancement. In this paper we tackle the Shared Customer Collabora...
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Despite its negative impacts, freight transportation is a primary component of all supply chains. Decision makers have considered diverse strategies, such as Horizontal Collaboration (HC) and the usage of alternative types of vehicles, to reduce overall cost and the related environmental and social impacts. This paper assesses the implementation of...
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The storage of goods plays a crucial role in warehouse management systems. Although this operation is often considered simple, it is in fact complex, due to the volume of products, the uncertainty in demands, and the rapid customer service response that the market requires. Moreover, the optimization of logistical resources to maintain an efficient...
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This study models the coordination of supply chain actors using incentive contracts, in the routing and packing activities, in order to find the efficient contracts that should be offered to a group of vehicle drivers to comply with a distribution plan set up by a distribution manager. The proposed methodology integrates the routing and packing dec...
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Please reference this dataset under the following paper: Arias-Rojas, J. S., Jiménez, J. F., & Montoya-Torres, J. R. (2012). Solving of school bus routing problem by ant colony optimization. Revista EIA, (17), 193-208.
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The vehicle routing problem with loading constraints (VRPLC) is related to real‐life transportation problems and integrates two of the most important activities in distribution logistics: packing of items inside vehicles and planning of delivery routes. In spite of its relevance, literature on VRPLCs is still limited. The majority of the solution a...
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This paper presents a comparison of several well-known dispatching rules hybridised with Monte Carlo simulation to solve the Permutation Flow Shop Scheduling Problem with stochastic processing times. The aim of the paper is to show the importance of making an accurate probability distribution fitting of the uncertain parameter for adequate decision...
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The Location Routing Problem (LRP) is one of the most important challenging problems in supply chain design since it includes all decision levels in operations management. Due to its complexity, heuristics approaches seem to be the right choice to solve it. In this paper we introduce a simple but powerful approach based on biased randomization tech...
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Purpose This paper presents Accomm a software implementation of Ágora-SN, a supply network customer-oriented model integrated with an Adaptation Model. Accomm serves two-purposes: as an experimental validation tool to measure the impact of Adaptation on an agribusiness supply network (SN) model, and as a logistic and marketing operations planning...
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The transport of goods is essential for the economic growth of cities and regions. Urban freight transportation makes up a very small percentage of the total transportation time for goods, but it can represent up to 28% of total transportation costs. To reduce overall costs and increase revenue from this operation, one common methodology used by de...
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The increase in environmental awareness has triggered numerous green initiatives at companies. This paper presents the Overall Greenness Performance (OGP), a metric based on the well-known Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). The OGP is a hierarchy of metrics based on the Lean Manufacturing framework that measures how environmentally efficient a...
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A large number of real-life optimization problems in economics and business are complex and difficult to solve. Among the solutions techniques available in the Management Sciences, Discrete-Event computer Simulation (DES) can be considered as one of the most preferred by practitioners. DES has been used as an analysis tool to evaluate new productio...
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Only a few studies in the available scientific literature address the problem of having a group of workers that do not share identical levels of productivity during the planning horizon. This study considers a workforce scheduling problem in which the actual processing time is a function of the scheduling sequence to represent the decline in worker...
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Context: Informational integration is one of the important challenges and more aggressive strategies towards radical actions, for instance, to protect the environment from unwise long-term decisions. Purpose: It is essential that port decision-makers see the urgency in the formulation and consideration in the long term of port decision support. T...
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This paper considers a hybrid flowshop scheduling problem (HFSP). Since this problem is NP-hard, most of literature has been centred on the analysis of meta-heuristics and hybridised procedures. However, intelligent manufacturing systems in actual industrial practices mostly prefer the use of simple algorithms. The greedy randomised adaptive search...
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The Vehicle Routing Problem with Loading Constraints (VRPLC) has strong connections with real life transportation problems. In a VRPLC the simultaneous loading and routing of vehicles is addressed simultaneously, thus interest in the development of applications for VRPLCs has risen in recent years. The VRPLC literature provides a large number of av...
Conference Paper
This research addresses the short-term scheduling problem in a Permutation Flow Shop environment, considering stochastic processing times, through a multi-objective approach that generates Pareto frontiers for expected and standard deviation of total tardiness. A simheuristic algorithm is designed by combining the Tabu Search (TS) metaheuristic and...
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The contributions of Operations Research (OR) in the healthcare field have been extensively studied in the scientific literature since the 1960s, covering decision support tools with operational, tactical, and strategic approaches. The aim of this article is to analyze the historical development of the application of OR models in healthcare. The ap...