Research

My research interests are in the area of transportation logistics. In particular, I consider the value of autonomous (self-driving) vehicles and impact of parking in last-mile delivery. I am also interested in exploring the routing component in food rescue operations.

Publications

Reed, S., Campbell, A., & Thomas, B. (2022) “Impact of Autonomous Vehicle Assisted Last-Mile Delivery in Urban to Rural Settings.” Transportation Science, to appear. https://doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2022.1142

Reed, S., Campbell, A., & Thomas, B (2022). “The Value of Autonomous Vehicles for Last Mile Deliveries in Urban Environments.” Management Science 68(1):280-299. https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2020.3917

Croson, C., Joslyn, L. & Reed, S. (2014). “Determining Critical Locations in a Road Network.” SIAM Undergraduate Research Online (SIURO), Volume 7, DOI: 10.1137/13S012595.

Under Review

Reed, S., Campbell, A., & Thomas, B. “Does Parking Matter? The Impact of Search Time for Parking on Last-Mile Delivery Optimization.” Under Review. Pre-print available: https://arxiv.org/abs/2107.06788

Current Projects

  • Impact of Stochastic Search Times for Parking on Last-Mile Delivery
  • Food Rescue Problem based on Heterogeneous Commodity Distributions

Selected Presentations

  • Reed, S. (October 2021). Does Parking Matter in Routing Last-Mile Deliveries? INFORMS Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
  • Reed, S. (October 2021). Does Parking Matter in Routing Last-Mile Deliveries? 6th Annual Meeting of SIAM Central States Section, Virtual.
  • Reed, S. (July 2021). Does Parking Matter in Routing Last-Mile Deliveries? INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Workshop, Virtual.
  • Reed, S. (November 2020). Value of Autonomous Vehicles on the Urban-Rural Continuum. Session MB54. Self-driving Vehicle Operations. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Virtual.
  • Reed, S. (October 2019). Last Mile Delivery using Autonomous Vehicles. Oral. EMC Insurance, Innovation Lab Seminar, Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Reed, S. (October 2019). Last Mile Delivery using Autonomous Vehicles. Oral. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
  • Reed, S. (October 2019). Autonomous Vehicles: Future of Delivery? Oral. Heartland Talk, Truman State University.
  • Reed, S. (October 2019). Autonomous Vehicles: Future of Delivery? Oral. Heartland Talk, Simpson College.
  • Reed, S. (May 2019). Benefits of Autonomous Vehicles in Urban Delivery. Oral. PhD Workshop on Advances in Operations Research Applied to Transportation and Logistics, Loyola University.
  • Reed, S. (March 2019). Optimization of Package Delivery. Oral. Heartland Talk, Cornell College.
  • Reed, S. (April 2019). Optimization of Package Delivery. Oral. Heartland Talk, Grinnell College.
  • Reed, S. (March 2019). Optimization of Package Delivery. Oral. Heartland Talk, Cornell College.
  • Reed, S. (November 2018). The Impact of Parking on the Use of Autonomous Vehicles. Oral. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.
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