From the Store to Your Door

A2f2287b6054926438eb65f8726cc77d?s=47 Andrew Kane
October 15, 2014

From the Store to Your Door

An inside look at logistics at Instacart

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Andrew Kane

October 15, 2014
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  1. From the Store to Your Door

  2. Same Day Grocery Delivery

  3. 12 minutes— — —

  4. 15 cities 40 stores 22 people

  5. github.com/ankane

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  8. [avocado]

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  10. Review

  11. $$ checkout

  12. Live

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  14. Tell me more

  15. None
  16. “All models are wrong, but some are useful”

  17. Actions Location Transactions Data

  18. [modeling example] Trip Id # of Items Hour of Day

    Total Time (min) 1 12 8 30 2 45 10 41 3 18 17 35 4 6 23 ???
  19. def total_time 30.minutes end

  20. Measure

  21. Measure Over Time

  22. 25 50 75 100 April May June July

  23. <%= line_chart data %>

  24. Pie charts cool?

  25. Pie charts cool? 100% No

  26. Now what?

  27. Operations Research

  28. Shopper Store Time Decision Variables

  29. Alcohol # of Items Constraints

  30. Min Lateness Min Shopper Hours Objective Function

  31. None
  32. Hours

  33. seconds

  34. Measure Over Time

  35. Questions?