Rommert Dekker is Professor of Operations Research, Quantitative Logistics, and IT at the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). Rommert Dekker currently leads an industry-sponsored research program on service logistics. Professor Dekker began his career working at Shell Research. During his seven years at the company he published over 100 papers on topics including reverse logistics, service logistics, inventory control, maintenance optimization, container logistics and transport optimization. He was also co-founder of the well-known network for reverse logistics REVLOG.