A privately run school in Raipur, India, with concerns of parents in relation to long commutes face regularly faced by the students. The school has grown from a modest 89 students and 12 teachers in 1993 to more than 2,700 students. Today students commuting range from a few steps up to several kilometers to school buses of various capacities. During the transport manager has been making adjustments to bus routes and capacity at the beginning of each semester is the subject too large for … Read more »

A privately run school in Raipur, India, with concerns of parents in relation to long commutes face regularly faced by the students. The school has grown from a modest 89 students and 12 teachers in 1993 to more than 2,700 students. Today students commuting range from a few steps up to several kilometers to school buses of various capacities. During the transport manager has been making adjustments to bus routes and capacity at the beginning of each semester is too large to manage the issue for one person. In response, management decided a consulting firm specializing in supply chain modeling, a solution that would find students not only reduce travel times, but also fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emitted from the buses rent, which the school’s carbon footprint.

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Omkarprasad S. Vaidya,
David Sparling,
Rohit Bhagat
Source: Ivey Publishing
11 pages.
Release Date: 14 May 2013. Prod #: W13196-PDF-ENG
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