Marius M. Solomon is Professor in the Information, Operations and Analysis Group at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. He received his PhD in Decision Sciences from the Wharton School. Professor Solomon has research and consulting interests in the development and implementation of design, planning and execution methodologies leading to improved supply chain agility.  His current focus is the development of optimization approaches for time sensitive aspects of supply chains that benefit a variety of industrial, public and service sectors.  He has published numerous papers dealing with time constrained vehicle fleet planning, routing and crew scheduling, supply chain design, and also the management of technologically advanced manufacturing and warehousing systems.  Professor Solomon is also the developer of the benchmark problem set for vehicle routing with time windows.  He was Chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee and a member of the Subdivisions Committee of INFORMS.  He is also past President of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section of INFORMS. Professor Solomon serves as Associate Editor of Transportation Science, and has held the same position at Operations Research.  He has co-chaired or was a member of the Program Committee for TRISTAN III - V (TRIennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis) and has been active in the organization of many INFORMS meetings.  Professor Solomon has served as a visiting professor at H.E.C. Montreal, the Center for Research in Decision Sciences, GERAD, Montreal, and the Center for Research on Transportation, CRT, Montreal. He has held the "City of Lyon" Visiting Professor Chair at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France. He is also a Visiting Member of the Research Center, GERAD, Montreal.