N.A.H. (Niels) Agatz

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Logistics & Information Systems
Affiliated since 2004

Niels Agatz is anĀ associate professor of transportation and logistics at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. His research focusses on planning and control of transportation and logistics systems, with a particular focus on developing models and solution approaches to support the advancement of technology-driven innovations. He is particularly interested in new applications in last-mile delivery, e-fulfillment, ridesharing and on-demand transportation. His research has been published in leading academic journals as Transportation Science and Transportation Research Part B. Before (re)joining RSM, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Industrial Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Niels Agatz obtained his MSc in Industrial Engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology and his PhD from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Agatz, N.A.H., Campbell, A., Fleischmann, M., Nunen, J.A.E.E. van & Savelsbergh, M.W.P. (2008, Juli 07). What E-Tailers Can Learn From Airline Pricing. Wall Street Journal
Joydeep Paul

Designing sustainable last-mile delivery services in online retailing

  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Joydeep Paul
  • Time frame: 2015 -
Alp Arslan

Same-Day Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Alp Arslan
  • Time frame: 2014 -
Niels Agatz

Demand Management in E-Fulfillment

  • Role: PhD Candidate
  • PhD Candidate: Niels Agatz
  • Time frame: 2004 - 2009
PhD Defence ERIM Doctoral Programme


Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T09-19
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam

Latest publication

Stiglic, M, Agatz, N.A.H., Savelsbergh, M.W.P. & Gradisar, M. (2016). The Benefits of Meeting Points in Ride-Sharing Systems. Transportation Research. Part B, Methodological, Accepted. doi: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2567274