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Matthew Reindorp, PhD

Department Head, Associate Clinical Professor

Decision Sciences and MIS

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Matthew Reindorp is Associate Clinical Professor of Decision Sciences at the LeBow College of Business, Drexel University. He is currently focused on topics at the interface of operations and financial management. In particular, his work on supply chain finance addresses contract structure and the operational benefits of reverse factoring or purchase order financing systems. A secondary theme in his research is formed by studies that aim to illuminate the value of managerial flexibility.

Areas of Expertise

  • Stochastic Processes
  • Supply Chain Management (csmis)
  • Simulation
  • Real options
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Operations Research
  • Computer Information Systems/Management Information Systems

Selected Works


Jain, Richa, Reindorp, Matthew, and Chockalingam, Arun, Buyer-backed Purchase-order Financing for SME Supplier with Uncertain Yield. European Journal of Operational Research 307 (Jun 2023):758-772.

Van Bergen, Matthijs, Steeman, Michiel, Reindorp, Matthew, and Gelsomino, Luca, Supply Chain Finance Schemes in the Procurement of Agricultural Products. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management 25 (Mar 2019):172-184.

Reindorp, Matthew, Tanrisever, F., and Lange, A., Purchase Order Financing: Credit, Commitment, and Supply Chain Consequences. Operations Research 66 (Sep 2018):1287-1303.

Van Der Vliet, Kasper, Reindorp, Matthew, and Fransoo, Jan, The Price of Reverse Factoring. European Journal of Operational Research 242 (May 2015):842-853.

Dello Iacono, U., Reindorp, Matthew, and Dellaert, N., Market Adoption of Reverse Factoring. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management 45 (Mar 2015):286-308.

Gopal, A., Goyal, M., Netessine, S., and Reindorp, Matthew, Impact of New Product Introduction on Plant Productivity in the North American Automotive Industry. Management Science 59 (Oct 2013):2217-2236.

Reindorp, Matthew, and Fu, M., Capital Renewal as a Real Option. European Journal of Operational Research 214 (Oct 2011):109-117.


Tanrisever, Fehmi, Van Bergen, Matthijs, and Reindorp, Matthew, “Purchase Order Finance: A Conceptual Model with Economic Insights.” Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management: Vol. 10: No. 3-4, Boston: now publishers inc., (2017): :305-323.


Reindorp, Matthew, and Fu, M., Dynamic Lead Time Promising, IEEE Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning Jan 2011. (Jun 2011):


PhD Management Science-University of Maryland USA 2009
MBA -Boston College USA 2002
BA Mathematics-Reed College USA 1998