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Giving it away to save, TSA style

IE/OR models show how waiving fee could recoup millions of dollars for airport screening 

On occasion, industrial engineering can prove that giving away things for free increases efficiency and saves millions of dollars, according to IISE fellow Sheldon Jacobson.


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