Dr. Can Eksoz

Contact:

ceksoz@muscatuniversity.edu.om

Position:

Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Qualifications :

PhD in Forecasting and Supply Chain Management, Brunel Business School, Brunel University London, UK

MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, UK

BSc in Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

About:

Dr. Can Eksoz is Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Muscat University, and Visiting Lecturer at Aston University. With +10 years of experience, he held various positions in the industry, such as Consultant Middle East & Africa at Slimstock Inventory Management Solutions; Head of Demand & Supply Planning at Transmed Overseas; Head of Sales & Marketing at Gloria Jean’s Coffees, and Sales & Marketing Manager at Domino’s Pizza. Can received his PhD from Brunel University London, UK; MSc from University of Warwick, UK; and BSc from Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus. With relying on his expertise, he advises on and provides executive training and consultancy in the fields of forecasting, demand and supply planning, S&OP, CPFR, key performance metrics, inventory optimisation, warehouse & logistics management, information systems, and B2B/B2C – project management. He is the member of International Editorial Review Board of Annals of Management Science (AMS) and International Institute of Forecasters (IIF).

Research Interest (s):

  • Collaborative forecasting and forecasting methodologies
  • Judgmental forecasting and decision making
  • Strategic partnerships and collaboration
  • (Food) supply chain management
  • Information systems & solutions  

Notable Publication(s):

Journal Papers:

  • Eksoz C., Mansouri A., Bourlakis, M. and Önkal, D. (2019) “Judgmental Adjustments through Supply Integration for Strategic Partnership in Food Chains” OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, 87, 20-33
  • Eksoz, C. and Önkal, D. (2018) “Bridging the distributor into a collaborative demand and supply planning process”, Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting, issue 49, 39-45
  • Eksoz, C., Mansouri, S. A., Bourlakis, M. (2014) “Collaborative Forecasting in the Food Supply Chain: A Conceptual Framework”, International Journal of Production Economics, 158, 120-135

Conference Publications:

  • Eksoz, C., Mansouri, A., Bourlakis, M. and Aktas, E. (2015), “A relational view to collaborative forecasting in the food supply chains”, 26th Annual Conference Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference, Washington, D.C, USA
  • Eksoz, C., Mansouri, A., Bourlakis, M. and Aktas, E. (2014), “Empirical Study: Improving Collaborative Forecasting Performance in the Food Chain”, 25th Annual Conference Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Eksoz, C., Mansouri, A., Doran, D. (2012), “Exploring Collaborative Forecasting in the UK Food Supply Chain”, 4th Production and Operations Management World Conference and 19th International Annual EurOMA Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1st-5th July 2012
  • Eksoz, C. and Mansouri, A. (2012), “Long-term and Accurate Collaborative Forecasting Between Supply Chain Members: An Empirical Study in the UK Food Sector”, The 32nd Annual International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) Conference, Boston, USA, 24th – 27th June 2012
  • Eksoz, C. and Mansouri, A. (2012), “A Conceptual Framework for Collaborative Forecasting in the UK Food Supply Chain”, 23rd Annual Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 20th – 23rd April 2012

Industry oriented Papers

·Eksoz, C. (2016), Five Smart KPIs for Optimal Inventory Management, Logistics Middle East Magazine, Nov.16, Iss. 146, ITP Business Publication