Research Profile

ORCiD: 0000-0002-7129-5892

Research Interests

  • Warehouse science and e-retail distribution management
  • Lean thinking in warehousing
  • Big Data Analytics and Machine learning applications to SCM
  • IT-enabled operations management
  • Optimisation using computer algorithms and Heuristics
  • Simulation and Modelling of Operations-Marketing Interfaces

Publications (Peer-reviewed Journals)

  • Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode (2018). “Designing lean storage allocation policy for non-uniform unit loads in the forward-reserve model: An enterprise information management with e-decision support system”, Journal of Enterprise Information Management (JEIM), Vol. 31 No. 1. pp.112-145. (Clarivate Analytics: SSCI, Impact factor: 2.482, ADBC- B).
  • Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode (2017). “Storage allocation framework for designing lean buffers in forward-reserve model: A test case”, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management (IJR&DM), Vol. 45 No. 1. pp.90-118. (Clarivate Analytics: SSCI, Impact factor: Awaited, Scopus Sitecore: 1.90, ADBC- B).
  • Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode (2017). “A Comprehensive review of warehouse operational issues”, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management (IJLSM), Vol. 26 No. 3. pp.346 – 378. (ADBC- C).
  • Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode (2015). “A Comprehensive Review and Proposed Framework to Design Lean Storage and Handling Systems”, International Journal of Advanced Operations Management (IJAOM), Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 274-299.
  • Sanjay Sharma and Bhavin Shah (2016). “Towards lean warehouse: Transformation and Assessment using RTD and ANP”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management (IJPPM), Vol. 65 No. 4, pp. 571 - 599. (Clarivate Analytics: Emerging SCI, Scopus Sitecore: 1.85, ADBC- B).
  • Sanjay Sharma and Bhavin Shah (2015). “A proposed hybrid storage assignment framework: A case study”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management (IJPPM), Vol. 64 No. 6, pp. 870 - 892. (Clarivate Analytics: Emerging SCI, Scopus Sitecore: 1.85, ADBC- B).
  • Sanjay Sharma and Bhavin Shah (2015). “Thinking cloud-enabled adept and agile supply chain for SMEs: a conceptual study”, International Journal of Business Information Systems (IJBIS), Vol. 19 No. 3, pp. 342-365. (ADBC- C).

Working Papers

  • A review and proposed lean warehouse design framework: A volte-face through lean way (Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode with Prof. Dinesh Seth)
  • Improving customer service levels by designing lean buffers in the forward-reserve model: A quantitative approach (Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode)
  • Design and assessment of lean handling buffers in the forward-reserve model: A test case (Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode)
  • Designing Lean assignment policy for non-uniform unit loads in a retail distribution warehouse (Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode)
  • Lean warehouse status and performance assessment (Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode, with Prof. Prem Chhetri)
  • Distribution service design strategies for product returns: A collaborative framework for e-retailers (Gaganpreet Singh and Bhavin Shah)
  • A sharing economy based capacity allocation under different priorities (Bhavin Shah and Gaganpreet Singh)
  • Machine Learning applications in product returns for e-commerce retailers (Bhavin Shah, Gaganpreet Singh and Ghanshyam)
  • Ranking restaurants using TOPSIS: A MCDM Approach (Bhavin Shah and Nevil Gandhi)
  • Predicting Routes of Vehicle Delivery using Machine Learning Approach (Sachin Modgil and Bhavin Shah)

Conferences Published/Presented

  • Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode (2015). “Designing lean buffers in forward-reserve storages of distribution warehouse”, Doctoral Consortium, Society of Operations Management (SOM), 11-13 Dec 2015, IIM, Calcutta.
  • Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode (2016). “Storage allocation and replacement strategies for throughput improvement in forward buffers”, Proceedings of National Conference on Industrial Engineering and Technology Management (NCIETM), pp. 76-88, 17-19 October 2016, NITIE, Mumbai.
  • Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode (2016). “Design and assessment of lean handling buffers in the forward-reserve model”, The Sixth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, IEOM, Malaysia.
  • Bhavin Shah and Vivek Khanzode (2017). “Improving customer service levels by designing lean buffers in forward-reserve warehousing model”, The XXI International Conference of Society of Operations Management (SOM), 21-23 Dec 2017, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad.

Grants/Awards/Scholarships

  • Outstanding Reviewer for International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, Emerald Literati Awards 2018.
  • International Travel Support (ITS) from SERB-Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to attend The Sixth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, IEOM 2016, Malaysia.
  • Scholarship from AICTE 2011-2013 to pursue masters from NITIE under QIP Programme.

Invited Reviewer/Session Chair

  • International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Inderscience
  • International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, Emerald
  • INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research, Taylor and Francis
  • International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Emerald
  • Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Taylor and Francis
  • Track Chair for Statistics and Optimization Session at IEOM Conference, Malaysia 2016 and Indonesia 2018