March 2015

Mar 25, 2015 at 4:00AM - Mar 25, 2015 at 1:00PM

MIT Media Lab

The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) will convene members from the 40+ Partner companies that are members of the MIT CTL Supply Chain Exchange. The intention of this annual partner meeting is to provide our Partners with an update on the latest research and development activities at MIT CTL, and allow us to solicit input from our Partners on future plans for the Center.

This year's APM will feature special guest Missy Cummings, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Duke University and a world authority on drone technology, who will talk about...

Mar 24, 2015 at 4:00AM - Mar 24, 2015 at 1:00PM

MIT Building E51

Crossroads 2015 will take place on March 24, 2015, on the MIT campus, Cambridge, MA.
The conference is where you will discover how emerging innovations in fields such as automation, energy generation, education, and materials science intersect with supply chain management (SCM). The event brings together experts from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the world's foremost center for technological innovation, and the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, the global leader in supply chain education and research, to offer a truly unique learning opportunity.

No other event pro...

Mar 24, 2015 at 4:00AM - Mar 24, 2015 at 1:00PM

MIT E51 

The conference is where you will discover how emerging innovations in fields such as automation, energy generation, education, and materials science intersect with supply chain management (SCM). The event brings together experts from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the world's foremost center for technological innovation, and the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, the global leader in supply chain education and research, to offer a truly unique learning opportunity. No other event provides this blend of expertise - one reason why the Crossroads conference series has be...

Mar 19, 2015 at 9:00AM - Mar 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

MIT E25-111

The Next Generation of Mobility Technologies – A Venture Capital Perspective on Emerging Trends. There is an intense need for truly dynamic, paradigm shifting technologies that will create the mobility systems of the future.  Because mobility sits at the intersection of emerging trends such as the internet of things, smart cities, increasing smartphone penetration, the sharing economy, rapid urbanization, big data analytics, and connected vehicles, this space is undergoing a period of rapid innovation.  Disruptive mobility technologies across all modes will fundamentally change how we move aro...

January 2015

Jan 21, 2015 at 11:30AM - Jan 21, 2015 at 3:00PM

On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 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 students,...

Jan 06, 2015 at 5:00AM - Jan 09, 2015 at 9:30AM

MIT E40-364

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.

The MIT Cente...

December 2014

Dec 03, 2014 at 5:30AM - Dec 03, 2014 at 7:30AM

Webex

Consider this example that helps illustrate the problem. The conveyance of a simple product such as avocado involves 30-40 actors and 200 information exchanges for a single conveyance from Nairobi (via Mombasa) to Rotterdam. The international trade cost of handling information is more than double the actual cost of the physical transport of a container.

Vision: All information in global containerized transport is seamlessly available directly from the source by any authorized actors at the time they need it according to their internal business rules, thereby reducing cost, increasing supply c...

Dec 02, 2014 at 7:00AM - Dec 02, 2014 at 8:00AM

MIT 76-156

Join us on December 2 on the MIT Campus for the next installment of our Distinguished Speaker Series, featuring Zalmi Duchman, Founder & Chairman of The Fresh Diet. Zalmi will share his story on how he used technology and a hub-and-spoke model to quickly grow a small business out of Miami into a national company. Zalmi's Bio: Zalmi Duchman is an angel investor, entrepreneur & the Founder of The Fresh Diet. He began operations on January 1, 2006, with three clients. While Zalmi "shopped and dropped," his wife "cooked and packed." Today, Zalmi has grown his business to become the largest US food...

November 2014

Nov 14, 2014 at 7:00AM - Nov 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

MIT W20-491

A Discussion on Boston Logan International Airport. Join us as Flavio Leo, Deputy Direction of Aviation Planning and Strategy for the Massachusetts Port Authority will discuss how Boston’s Logan Airport plays a role in local aviation demand as well as recent initiatives and future challenges. Flavio's Bio:
Flavio Leo is the Deputy Director of Aviation Planning and Strategy at the Massachusetts Port Authority where he is responsible for near and long term aviation planning and policy development; airspace and airfield safety and efficiency initiatives; noise and emissions policy and abatement;...

Nov 13, 2014 at 3:00AM - Nov 14, 2014 at 12:00PM

MIT CTL

For its 9th edition, the SCALE Latin America Network organizes an annual academic workshop to review research, academic activities and share educational and research knowledge in logistics and supply chain management, aiming to improve academic institutions in the region as well as foster regional academic collaboration. This workshop will be hosted by Dr. Edgar E. Blanco (eblanco@mit.edu), Executive Director of SCALE Latin America.

  • The workshop will run daily from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - location will be on the MIT campus, Room E40-298.
  • Attendance is invitation only
  • Total attendance is capped...