Tarkan Tan

Tarkan Tan

Prof. Dr.

tarkan.tan@business.uzh.ch

Tarkan Tan is a full professor of the Chair of Sustainable Operations Management at the Department of Business Administration of the University of Zurich since September 2022. Prior to that, he worked at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and also taught at the Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management program of TIAS Business School in Tilburg. He received his Ph.D. from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara. He spent one year at Columbia University, New York, as a Fulbright scholar, and he has spent academic terms at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Sydney Business School as a visiting scholar. He served as the director of the Operations Management and Logistics (OML) MSc program of TU/e and as an executive board member of the European Supply Chain Forum. Prof. Tan has served as guest and associate editor for some journals in his field and currently serves as an associate editor for the Manufacturing & Service Operations Management journal. His research interests include inventory theory, capacity management, spare parts management, and supply chain management with a particular focus on sustainability. Prof. Tan has been collaborating intensively with the industry mainly through his students and postdoctoral research fellows, and has acquired funds for several projects with the industry. He has published articles in academic journals such as Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, IISE Transactions, and Transportation Science, and co-edited a book entitled “Sustainable Supply Chains: A Research-based Textbook on Operations and Strategy”.

Publications

 

2022

Supplier Sustainability: A Comprehensive Review and Future Research Directions

Patil, V., Tan, T., Rispens, S., Dabadghao, S., & Demerouti, E. (2022). Sustainable Manufacturing and Service Economics, 100003.

Framework for selecting carbon emission abatement projects in supply chains

Koomen, A., Bouchery, Y. & Tan, T., 1 Jun 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Supply Chain Forum. XX, X, 17 p.

Transitioning to Sustainable Freight Transportation by Integrating Fleet Replacement and Charging Infrastructure Decisions

Alp, O., Tan, T. & Udenio, M., 1 Jun 2022, In: Omega : The International Journal of Management Science. 109, 19 p., 102595.

 

2021

Carbon leakage: the impact of asymmetric regulation on carbon-emitting production

Huang, X., Tan, T. & Toktay, L. B., 1 Jun 2021, In: Production and Operations Management. 30, 6, p. 1886-1903 18 p.

 

2019

The impact of an emergency warehouse in a two-echelon spare parts network

van Wingerden, E., Tan, T. & van Houtum, G-J., 1 Aug 2019, In: European Journal of Operational Research. 276, 3, p. 983-997 15 p.

 

2018

Condition - based maintenance employing system errors

López, J. G., Tan, T. & Basten, R. J. I., 1 Jan 2018, p. 1522-1527. 6 p.

Integrated maintenance and spare part optimization for moving assets

Eruguz, A. S., Tan, T. & van Houtum, G. J., 4 Mar 2018, In: IISE Transactions. 50, 3, p. 230-245 16 p.

Using imperfect advance demand information in lost-sales inventory systems with the option of returning inventory

Topan, E., Tan, T.van Houtum, G. J. J. A. N. & Dekker, R., 4 Mar 2018, In: IISE Transactions. 50, 3, p. 246-264 19 p.

 

2017

A survey of maintenance and service logistics management: classification and research agenda from a maritime sector perspective

Eruguz - Çolak, A. S., Tan, T. & van Houtum, G. J. J. A. N., 1 Sep 2017, In: Computers & Operations Research. 85, p. 184-205 22 p.

Capacity reservation and utilization for a manufacturer with uncertain capacity and demand

Boulaksil, Y., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T., 1 Jul 2017, In: OR Spectrum. 39, 3, p. 689-709 21 p.

Carbon footprinting in supply chains

Boukherroub, T., Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C. J., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T., 2017, Sustainable supply chains: A research-based textbook on operations and strategy. Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C. J., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 43-64 22 p. (Springer Series in Supply Chain Management; vol. 4).

Heuristics for multi-item two-echelon spare parts inventory control subject to aggregate and individual service measures

Topan, E., Bayindir, Z. P. & Tan, T., 1 Jan 2017, In: European Journal of Operational Research. 256, 1, p. 126-138 13 p.

Impact of coordination on costs and carbon emissions for a two-echelon serial economic order quantity problem

Bouchery, Y., Ghaffari, A., Jemai, Z. & Tan, T., 16 Jul 2017, In: European Journal of Operational Research. 260, 2, p. 520–53314 p.

Optimizing usage and maintenance decisions for k-out-of-n systems of moving assets

Eruguz, A. S., Tan, T. & van Houtum, G. J. J. A. N., 13 Mar 2017, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 30 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 525)

Optimizing usage and maintenance decisions for k-out-of-n systems of moving assets

Eruguz, A. S., Tan, T. & van Houtum, G. J., 1 Aug 2017, In: Naval Research Logistics. 64, 5, p. 418-434 17 p.

Sustainable supply chains: a research-based textbook on operations and strategy

Bouchery, Y. (ed.), Corbett, C. J. (ed.), Fransoo, J. C. (ed.) & Tan, T. (ed.), 2017, New York: Springer. 517 p. (Springer Series in Supply Chain Management; vol. 4)

Sustainable supply chains: introduction

Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C. J., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T., 2017, Sustainable supply chains: A research-based textbook on operations and strategy. Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C. J., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 1-12 (Springer Series in Supply Chain Management; vol. 4).

 

2016

Design of a near-optimal generalized ABC classification for a multi-item inventory control problem

van Wingerden, E., Tan, T. & van Houtum, G. J. J. A. N., 15 Feb 2016, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 18 p.(BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 494)

Integrated maintenance and spare part optimization for moving assets

Eruguz, A. S., Tan, T. & van Houtum, G. J. J. A. N., 2016, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 30 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 500)

Optimal sourcing from alternative capacitated suppliers with general cost structures

Tan, T. & Alp, O., Jan 2016, In: Omega : The International Journal of Management Science. 58, p. 26-32 7 p.

Sustainable Supply Chains: A General Introduction and a Research-Based Textbook

Tan, T., 20 Oct 2016

Tales of a fashion so(u)rcerer: optimal sourcing, quotation, and in-house production decisions

Tan, T. & Alp, O., 2016, Analytical modeling research in fashion business. Choi, T-M. (ed.). Singapore: Springer, p. 129-153(Springer Series in Fashion Business; vol. 1).

Using imperfect advance demand information in lost-sales inventory systems

Topan, E., Tan, T.van Houtum, G. J. J. A. N. & Dekker, R., Jun 2016, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 38 p.(BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 512)

 

2015

A survey of maintenance and service logistics management : classification and research agenda from a maritime sector perspective

Eruguz, A. S., Tan, T. & Houtum, van, G. J. J. A. N., 2015, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 38 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 489)

Inventory control in a spare parts distribution system with emergency stocks and pipeline information

Howard, C., Marklund, J., Tan, T. & Reijnen, I. C., 19 Feb 2015, In: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 17, 2, p. 142-156

 

2014

Effect of carbon emission regulations on transport mode selection under stochastic demand

Hoen, K. M. R., Tan, T.Fransoo, J. C. & Houtum, van, G. J. J. A. N., 2014, In: Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal.26, 1-2, p. 170-195 26 p.

Inventory control with multiple setup costs

Alp, O., Huh, W. T. & Tan, T., 2014, In: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 16, 1, p. 89-103 15 p.

Switching transport modes to meet voluntary carbon emission targets

Hoen, K. M. R., Tan, T.Fransoo, J. C. & Houtum, van, G. J. J. A. N., 2014, In: Transportation Science. 48, 4, p. 592-608 17 p.

Where to exert abatement effort for sustainable operations considering supply chain interactions?

Tan, T. & Koomen, A. A. C., 2014, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 20 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 467)

 

2013

Double-counting in supply chain carbon footprinting

Caro, F., Corbett, C. J., Tan, T. & Zuidwijk, R. A., 2013, In: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 15, 4, p. 545-558 14 p.

 

2012

Integrated capacity and inventory decisions

Dellaert, N. P.Flapper, S. D. P.Tan, T. & Jeunet, J., 2012, Operations Research Proceedings 2011 : Selected Papers of the International Conference on Operations Research (OR 2011), August 30 - September2, Zurich, Switzerland. Klatte, D., Lüthi, H-J. & Schmedders, K. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, p. 463-468 (Operations Research Proceedings).

Optimal inventory policies with non-stationary supply disruptions and advance supply information

Atasoy, B., Güllü, R. & Tan, T., 2012, In: Decision Support Systems. 53, 2, p. 269-281 13 p.

 

2011

Carbon-optimal and carbon-neutral supply chains

Caro, F., Corbett, C. J., Tan, T. & Zuidwijk, R. A., 2011, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 38 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 358)

Effect of carbon emission regulations on transport mode selection under stochastic demand

Hoen, K. M. R., Tan, T.Fransoo, J. C. & Houtum, van, G. J. J. A. N., 2011, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 40 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 349)

Inventory management with advance capacity information

Jaksic, M., Fransoo, J. C.Tan, T.Kok, de, A. G. & Rusjan, B., 2011, In: Naval Research Logistics. 58, 4, p. 355-369 14 p.

Optimal inventory policies with non-stationary supply disruptions and advance supply information

Atasoy, B., Güllü, R. & Tan, T., 2011, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 38 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 342)

Switching transport modes to meet voluntary carbon emission targets

Hoen, K. M. R., Tan, T.Fransoo, J. C. & Houtum, van, G. J. J. A. N., 2011, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 39 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 367)

 

2010

An exact solution procedure for multi-item two-echelon spare parts inventory control problem with batch ordering in the central warehouse

Topan, E., Bayindir, Z. P. & Tan, T., 2010, In: Operations Research Letters. 38, 5, p. 454-461 8 p.

Capacity reservation and utilization for a manufacturer with uncertain capacity and demand

Boulaksil, Y., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T., 2010, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 17 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 302)

Effect of carbon emission regulations on transport mode selection in supply chains

Hoen, K. M. R., Tan, T.Fransoo, J. C. & Houtum, van, G. J. J. A. N., 2010, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 32 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 308)

Heuristics for multi-item two-echelon spare parts inventory control problem with batch ordering in the central warehouse

Topan, E., Bayindir, Z. P. & Tan, T., 2010, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 48 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 321)

Tales of a so(u)rcerer : optimal sourcing decisions under alternative capacitated suppliers and general cost structures

Alp, O. & Tan, T., 2010, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 25 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 312)

Using pipeline information in a multi-echelon spare parts inventory system

Howard, C., Reijnen, I. C., Marklund, J. & Tan, T., 2010, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 36 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 330)

 

2009

An exact solution procedure for multi-item two-echelon spare parts inventory control problem with batch ordering in the central warehouse

Topan, E., Bayindir, Z. P. & Tan, T., 2009, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 14 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 272)


Research output: Book/Report › Report › Academic

An integrated approach to inventory and flexible capacity management subject to fixed costs and non-stationary stochastic demand

Tan, T. & Alp, O., 2009, In: OR Spectrum. 31, 2, p. 337-360
 

Employing imperfect advance demand information in ordering and inventory rationing decisions

Tan, T., Güllü, R. & Erkip, N., 2009, In: International Journal of Production Economics. 121, 2, p. 665-677

Integrated capacity and inventory management with capacity acquisition lead times

Mincsovics, G. Z., Tan, T. & Alp, O., 2009, In: European Journal of Operational Research. 196, 3, p. 949-958

Integrated workforce capacity and inventory management under temporary labor supply uncertainty

Pac, M. F., Alp, O. & Tan, T., 2009, In: International Journal of Production Research. 47, 15, p. 4281-4304

Inventory control with partial batch ordering

Alp, O., Huh, W. T. & Tan, T., 2009, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 27 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 283)

Inventory planning for spare parts networks with delivery time requirements

Reijnen, I. C., Tan, T. & Houtum, van, G. J. J. A. N., 2009, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 26 p. (BETA publicatie : working papers; vol. 280)

The final order problem for repairable spare parts under condemnation

Kooten, van, J. P. J. & Tan, T., 2009, In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 60, 10, p. 1449-1461