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Tan Miller

Faculty / Tan Miller

Professor; Director, Global Supply Chain Management Program

Office Location 
Sweigart Hall 377
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Background Information

  • Ph.D. The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Regional Science
  • M.B.A. The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.A. The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Regional Science
  • B.A. Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Refereed Articles

  • Miller, T. C. & Liberatore, M. J. (2016). Outbound Logistics Performance and Profitability: A Taxonomy of Manufacturing and Service Organizations.  Business and Economics Journal, 7 (2).
  • Miller, T. C. & De Matta, R. (2015). Formation of a Strategic Manufacturing and Distribution Network with Transfer Prices.  European Journal of Operational Research, 241.
  • Miller, T. C., Peters, E., Bode, O., & Gupta, V. (2013). A Logistics Deployment Decision Support System At Pfizer.  Annals of Operations Research.

Non-Refereed Articles

  • Miller, T. C. & Liberatore, M. J. (2017). Aligned and Optimized: Frameworks and Decision Support Tools to Optimize Your Network and Operations.  Supply Chain Management Review, 26-33.
  • Miller, T. C. (2017). The ABCs of Activity Based Costing for Logistics.  Material Handling & Logistics, 22-25.
  • Miller, T. C. (2015). Make Big Data Work for Your Planning Horizon.  Material Handling & Logistics.
  • Miller, T. C. & Liberatore, M. (2015). Outbound Logistics: Strategies, Performance and Profitability.  Material Handling & Logistics, 18-23.
  • Miller, T. C. & Guinti, R. (2014). Business and Academia: Schooling Each Other.  Material Handling & Logistics.
  • Miller, T. C. & Liberatore, M. (2013). Framework Makes a Solid Supply Chain.  Material Handling & Logistics.
  • Miller, T. C. (2012). Management Do's and Do Not's to Support Supply Chain Analytics.  Supply Chain Management Review.
  • Miller, T. C. (2012). Management Do's and Do Not's to Support Supply Chain Analytics: Part II Another Learning - Access to Corporate Data Warehouses.  Supply Chain Management Review.

Invited Articles/Reviews

  • Miller, T. C. (2016). Explore All Your Options to Choose the Right Transportation Mode.  Material Handling & Logistics, 30-34.

Book

  • Miller, T. C. & Liberatore, M. (2012). Supply Chain Planning: Practical Frameworks for Superior Performance Business Expert Press.

Book Chapters

Refereed

  • Miller, T. C. & DeMatta, R. (2018). Profit Maximizing Network Modeling with Inventory and Capacity Considerations. In Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th Edition (pp. 5503-5515). IGI Global.
  • Miller, T. C. (2017). Why Consider Supply Chain Management as a Field of Study and as a Career. In Vaidya (Ed.), Supply Chain Management for the Curious: Why Study Supply Chain Management. Seattle University.
  • Miller, T. C., DeMatta, R., & Xu, M. (2016). High Level Inventory Network Modeling Approaches. Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management. GSCM.
  • Miller, T. C. (2016). Supply Chain Frameworks: A Constant in the Midst of Change. Supply Chain Management and Logistics: Innovative Strategies and Practical Solutions. Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Non-Refereed

  • Miller, T. C. & De Matta, R. (2014). Profit Maximization Modeling for Supply Chain Planning. In Wang (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization. IGI Global.
  • Miller, T. C. (2014). Optimize Short to Long Run Supply Chain Planning. In Wang, J. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization. IGI Global.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

International

  • Miller, T. C. (2016, September). Use Frameworks to make Supply Chain Analytics Work for your Entire Planning Horizon. Dematic Inc. Materials Handling & Logistics Conference, Park City, Utah.
  • Miller, T. C., De Matta, R., & Xu, M. (2015). SQRTN and Portfolio Effect Inventory Models: Notes on Practical Use and Accuracy for Practitioners. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers

International

  • Miller, T. C. (2014, June). Tips and Techniques for Managing a Global Supply Chain to Ensure Cost Efficiencies as a COO. ExecSense of the Financial Times, World Wide Web Webcast, Virtual.
  • Miller, T. C. (2012, September). Practical Planning Frameworks for Supply Chain Management: Lessons Learned from Corporate Implementations. Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Miller, T. C. (2012, June). Planning Frameworks Developed for Corporate Supply Chain Management: Lessons Learned. OPAL Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Summit, Baltimore, Maryland.

Regional

  • Miller, T. C. (2011, April). Decision Support Strategies and Lessons Learned from Consumer and Pharma Logistics Applications. APICS Meeting of South and Central New Jersey Chapters, Monroe, New Jersey.

State

  • Miller, T. C. (2011, March). Frameworks for Supply Chain Planning and Operations Management with Marketing Links. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Local

  • Miller, T.C. (2013). Introduction to Global Supply Chain Management. Rider Workshop for Sanda University Faculty.
  • Miller, T.C. (2012). Brief Overview of a Pharma Manufacturing Capacity Planning Decision Support System (DSS). UTI-Rider Pharmaceutical Healthcare Summit, Rider University.
  • Miller, T.C. & Murray, R. (2012). Supply Chain Trends & Industry Updates. UTI-Rider Pharmaceutical Healthcare Summit, Rider University.
  • Miller, T.C. (2012). Bracket Pricing & SC Efficiency Programs. UTI-Rider Consumer & Retail Roundtable, Rider University.
  • Miller, T.C. & Murray, R. (2012). Focus on the Supply Chain: Key Issues in Today’s Business Environment. UTI-Rider Consumer & Retail Roundtable, Rider University.

Professional Activities with Impact: Presentation/Speech to Business Professionals

  • 2017:  Supply Chain Management Review -   Webcast: Aligned and Optimized: Frameworks and decision support tools to optimize your network and operations, February 28, 2017, with Matt Liberatore.

Other Intellectual Activities

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

  • 2013: Miller, T. C., National Supply Chain Curriculum for Vocational High Schools.  2013-2016 devote several days each year to help the Southern Regional Educational Board to help develop this program