January 2017

Jan 25, 2017 at 5:00PM - Jan 25, 2017 at 8:00PM

MIT Media Lab E14 6th Floor 

On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, in the MIT Media Lab (75 Amherst Street, Building E14, Floor 6), the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics will host a Research Expo for over 125 supply chain master's students from the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network as they showcase their company-sponsored thesis projects. Representing the MIT Global SCALE Network:

  • MIT (Supply Chain Management program)
  • Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC)
  • Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI)
  • Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI)

Walk around, meet the...

Jan 17, 2017 at 10:00AM - Jan 20, 2017 at 2:30PM


70 Memorial Drive
Building E51-335
Cambridge, MA 02142

Today’s companies are realizing the importance of the supply chain as a revenue generator — it's not just a cost of doing business. In order to remain competitive in the global marketplace, senior executives must completely transform their business approach and conventional supply chain practices, and embrace new capabilities that drive more value.

November 2016

Nov 30, 2016 at 8:00AM - Dec 01, 2016 at 4:00PM

MIT Morris and Sophie Chang Building (E52)
50 Memorial Drive
6th Floor Samberg Conference Center
Cambridge, MA 02142

Finance is widely recognized as the language of business – yet supply chain managers have not fully learned how to communicate the impact of their function in financial terms. This workshop will show how supply chain actions affect the income statement and balance sheet – two key financial statements – and how supply chain managers can explain their decisions in the language of finance. The workshop will include exercises that challenge the participants to make critical investments in working capital, focusing on four core supply chain elements:  inventory, capital operating equipment,...

Nov 10, 2016 at 6:00PM - Nov 10, 2016 at 7:00PM

It is estimated that 54% of food losses occur during production, post-harvest handling, and storage. Various storage technologies have been designed to address losses due to insects, rodents, mold infiltration, etc. This talk describes projects that established storage technology supply chains and training among smallholder farmers in Africa and shares research aimed to scale future efforts.

Panelists:

Johnson Kagoye, Programme Officer, World Food Programme Zero Food Loss Initiative
Dieudonné Baributsa, Research Associate Professor, Purdue University, and Team Manager, Purdue Improved Cowpea...

Nov 03, 2016 at 8:30AM - Nov 03, 2016 at 5:00PM

1 Broadway, 6th Floor, Cambridge, MA

Companies have invested substantial amounts of money and valuable managerial time in developing omni-channel supply chains. Although they have achieved some success, the vision of a seamless service that enables customers to shop via any channel or device and receive purchases on time at their chosen locations, has yet to be fully realized. The challenges of adding new capabilities, and connecting or modifying existing systems, have proved more formidable than generally anticipated.

October 2016

Oct 06, 2016 at 8:00AM - Oct 06, 2016 at 5:00PM

MIT Morris and Sophie Chang Building 
50 Memorial Drive
6th Floor Samberg Conference Center
Cambridge, MA 02142

This highly interactive event will feature participants from the shipper, carrier, broker, and technology perspectives.  The goal is to identify and better understand current and pending innovations that may potentially disrupt the freight transportation industry - especially the North American Trucking market.

September 2016

Sep 19, 2016 at 12:00PM - Sep 19, 2016 at 1:00PM

E51-335

From Linear to Exponential—Transforming Supply Chains in a Rapidly changing world: An Asian Perspective

Three synchronous transformations are reshaping how supply chains serving the world’s consumer products markets operate.  The first is a shift of global growth momentum to Asia, accompanied by the emergence of 1.5 new Asian middle class consumers in the next decade.  The second is exponential increase in computing power, which is driving new technology into many aspects of the production and consumption process.  And, the third is the rise of sustainability considerations, as the world...

August 2016

Aug 29, 2016 at 3:00AM - Aug 31, 2016 at 11:30AM

Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, 84 5th St. NW - Atlanta, GA 30308-1031

Humanitarian Response Lab co-hosts Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference. The aim of the annual Conference is to provide an open forum to discuss the challenges and new solutions in disaster preparedness and response, long-term development and humanitarian aid, and global health delivery.

The conference platform encourages learning and collaboration within and across institutions; promote system-wide improvements in organizations and the sector as a whole; identify important research issues; and establish priorities for nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), corporations, and the...

June 2016

Jun 07, 2016 at 6:00AM - Jun 10, 2016 at 10:30AM

The MIT Campus, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Today’s companies are realizing the importance of the supply chain as a revenue generator — it's not just a cost of doing business. In order to remain competitive in the global marketplace, senior executives must completely transform their business approach and conventional supply chain practices, and embrace new capabilities that drive more value. How can you leverage the latest supply chain tools, practices and capabilities to ensure that your company is poised to adapt in this rapidly changing environment and not be left behind? You can start by learning from the best at MIT.

May 2016

May 19, 2016 at 1:00PM - May 20, 2016 at 8:00AM

MIT E40 364

For alumni of our SCM/MLOG, ZLOG, MSCM, and GCLOG programs only. The annual MIT SCALE Alumni ReConnect welcomes SCALE alumni back to campus to network with each other and continue their professional education. Each year we welcome all of our alumni from the MIT SCM Program (formerly called MLOG), the ZLOG Program in Zaragoza, the GCLOG Program in Latin America, and the MSCM Program in Malaysia to come back to MIT for MIT SCALE ReConnect. Our ReConnect event is timed to immediately follow SCM’s Research Fest, where graduating master's students present their theses to the Center's corporate...