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N.A.H. (Niels) Agatz

Assistant Professor

Niels Agatz
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Logistics & Information Systems
ERIM Membership:
Member ERIM, affiliated since 2004

Niels Agatz is an assistant professor of Operations Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Niels obtained his MSc in Industrial Engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology and obtained his PhD from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. In December 2008, Niels was rewarded a Rubicon fellowship from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) which enabled him to spend 12 months as a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Industrial Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA. His research interests are in demand management and pricing, sustainable transportation and the interface between marketing and operations, specifically in B2C Internet retailing.

Publications (8)
  • Book contributions
    • Agatz, N.A.H., Campbell, A., Fleischmann, M. & Savelsbergh, M.W.P. (2008). Challenges and Opportunities in Attended Home Delivery. In B. Golden, R. Raghavan & E. Wasil (Eds.), The Vehicle Routing Problem: Latest Advances and New Challenges (pp. 370-396). New York: Springer.
  • Doctoral thesis
    • Agatz, N.A.H. (2009, April 02). Demand management in E-fulfillment. Erasmus University Rotterdam (192 pag.) (Rotterdam: Erasmus Research Institute of Management (PhD Serie 163)). Prom./coprom.: Prof.Dr.Ir. J.A.E.E. van Nunen & dr. M. Fleischmann.
Events (4)
Apr 11, 2012 Real-world Vehicle Routing: The Livestock Collection Problem
  ERIM Research Seminar | Logistics

Apr 2, 2009 Demand Management in E-fulfillment
  PhD Defence ERIM Doctoral Programme | Logistics

Apr 2, 2009 Uitdagingen en Kansen in E-Fulfillment
  ERIM Research Seminar | Logistics

Oct 7, 2008 Management Science in Railroad Applications
  ERIM Research Seminar | Logistics

Visiting address
Office: T09-11
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA, Rotterdam
Postal address
Postbus 1738
3000 DR, Rotterdam

Latest publication

Agatz, N.A.H. (2013). Optimisation for dynamic ride-sharing. RSM Insight, 15(3), 13-15.

Latest news

Demand Management in E-fulfillment

On April 2, Niels Agatz has defended his PhD thesis entitled “Demand Management in E-fulfillment”. Internet retailers are in a unique position to adjust, in real-time, the product and service offering to…