Le 29/11/2019 par Clautiaux :
2-year Post-doc position on revenue management and dynamic pricing in container shipping
KEDGE Business School/CMA CGM group
Present in over 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses and 110,000 employees, equipped with a young and diverse fleet of 511 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates on more than 200 shipping lines. CMA CGM is merging its expertise in maritime transport with top quality logistics and intermodal solutions to offer an end-to-end shipping service that exceeds all expectations.
KEDGE Business School is a French business school with 4 campuses in France (Paris, Bordeaux, Marseilles and Toulon), 2 in China (Shanghai and Suzhou), 1 in Dakar, Senegal, and 3 partner campuses (Avignon, Bastia and Bayonne). KEDGE BS offers a portfolio of 36 management programs for students and industry professionals and comprises a specific research center specialized in Supply Chains, the Center of Excellence in Supply Chain Innovation and Transportation the Centre of Excellence in Supply Chain (CESIT).
Revenue management and dynamic pricing is pivotal to drive better performances in the maritime and CMA CGM is currently revisiting his pricing tools to build upon the latest academic developments. KEDGE Business School is supporting this effort by bringing in its expertise of pricing, its knowledge of the maritime sector and its command of predictive and prescriptive analytics. The focus of the project is to optimize the revenue management and pricing model of CMA CGM around below subjects:
For this project, we are looking for a post-doc with a background in operations research who is proficient with the techniques from revenue management and pricing and has an appetency for machine learning (CMA-CGM has developed tools for demand forecasting based upon the latter techniques and understanding these tools is fundamental).
The post-doc will share her/his time between CMA-CGM headquarter in Marseille (75%) and at the Center of Excellence in Supply Chain Innovation and Transportation (CESIT) at Kedge Business School in Bordeaux (25%).
The successful candidate will receive a post-doc scholarship of 3 000 EUR per month for 2 years and additional funding for travel, research visits and international conferences.
The deadline for application is December 31, 2019 for a position to start preferably on February 1, 2019. Application should be sent electronically to Professor Pierre Cariou and Gautier Stauffer and should include:
Pierre Cariou, Senior Professor Shipping and Port Economics,
Center of Excellence in Supply Chain Innovation and Transportation (CESIT)
Kedge Business School Bordeaux, France. Pierre.Cariou@Kedgebs.com
Gautier Stauffer, Senior Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management,
Director of the Center of Excellence in Supply Chain Innovation and Transportation (CESIT) Kedge Business School Bordeaux, France.