Starting Semester: Fall 2023
Assigned: Yes
Location: Charlotte

Power Utility Products Company (PUPCO)

Client Profile

Power Utility Products Company (PUPCO) delivers mission-critical electrical and mechanical infrastructure products with industry-leading product availability, ship times, and unparalleled expertise and customer service so that our customers can focus on their core business.

Project Description

We are based in Charlotte, NC with logistic hubs in North Carolina, Ohio, Massachusetts, and New Mexico. The United States digitization and electrification initiatives as well as private industry needs to build out our telecommunications and power infrastructure is driving rapid growth in our business. We need to grow and optimize our logistic hub footprint considering variables such as delivery time, weight of shipments, distance to the customer, distance from the supplier, freight costs, staffing, and inventory levels. We want the team to develop a model to optimize these variables that we can utilize post-project completion.


Data analysis, supply chain engineering, process improvement, workflow analysis, operations research, probability with applications, simulation, facility layout, optimization.