September 01, 2009 • Articles

Sales & Operations Planning - a structured process of helping balance demand and supply - is beneficial conditions.

August 12, 2009 • Press Releases

Renewable energy sources such as wind and solar are by nature intermittent and located far away from consumer demand. Given these constraints, there is an urgent need for new supply chain solutions that enable governments and power companies to deliver renewable energy cost-effectively to consumers. Dr. Jarrod Goentzel’s new white paper describes the challenges and research at the MIT-Zaragoza Program that is developing some answers.

June 29, 2009 • Articles

In the year 2000, the Government of the Autonomous Community of Arag n, Spain, made public a project for the development of a large-scale logistics park in the outskirts of the city of Zaragoza. With an area of nearly 13 square kilometers, PLAZA (an acronym for Zaragoza Logistics Platform) would be by far the largest logistics park either built or under development in all of Europe.

June 01, 2009 • Articles

Each year, World Trade Magazine selects the top 50 organizations, places and people whose efforts make the global supply chain more sustainable.  The MIT Global SCALE Network is on the 2008 list.

March 23, 2009 • Articles

In the March 23 Boston Globe, AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin discusses AgeLab's research on designing products that fit the needs of the world's fast-aging population.

March 18, 2009 • Articles

CTL Researcher Dr. Edgar Blanco was quoted extensively in a front-page article that appeared on March 18, 2009 in the Boston Globe. The article discussed the intricacies of measuring the carbon consumption of commonly used products – everything from food to computers.

March 13, 2009 • Press Releases

Zaragoza, SPAIN

The MIT Zaragoza International Logistics program at the Zaragoza Logistics Center has received a Grant of US$492,857.00 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study the most effective way to estimate the demand for global health products. The study results could have a profound impact on the planning and quantification processes used in global health programs and would also help create a healthy supply market for these products.

February 04, 2009 • Articles

In the February 2009 issue of, the program at MIT Zaragoza in Spain was one of several institutions featured in an article about where to go to get a first-class education in global supply chain.

January 12, 2009 • Press Releases

This "Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies" article by Jarrod Goentzel describes how tapping into increasingly networked sensor data will give firms a significant competitive advantage

June 03, 2008 • Articles

Each year, Logistics Magazine compiles an annual report on leaders in logistics innovation.  This year, the publication chose to recognize MIT-CTL for its dedication to driving supply chain and logistics innovation worldwide.  The magazine specifically profiles the new MIT Global SCALE Network.

April 22, 2008 • Articles

This Chief Executive article features CTL's Yossi Sheffi and his thoughts on how companies are managing supply chains that are longer and more convoluted than ever before.

April 01, 2008 • Articles

This Industry Week article focuses on the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI) - the leading research and education center created through CTL's partnership with Colombia-based logistics company LOGyCA.

March 31, 2008 • Articles

World Trade Magazine talked to MIT CTL's Edgar Blanco about steps companies can take to make their supply chains green, sustainable and profitable.

March 27, 2008 • Articles

This Boston Globe article announces the launch of the MIT Global SCALE Network, an alliance of leading research centers dedicated to supply chain excellence.  MIT-CTL is part of the Network which spans North America, Latin America and Europe.

March 27, 2008 • Press Releases

Network of Supply Chain Centers spans North America, Latin America & Europe

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 27, 2008 – Today the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation and Logistics (MIT-CTL) announced the creation of the MIT Global SCALE Network, an international alliance of leading research and education centers dedicated to the development of supply chain and logistics excellence through innovation.

March 17, 2008 • Articles

This article in Supply Chain Management Review profiles the new Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI), which was created through a partnership between CTL and the Colombia-based logistics company LOGyCA.

February 25, 2008 • Articles

CTL researchers are working with Chiquita to help gauge the carbon footprint of its banana supply chain from Central America to the United States.  The research project is highlighted in this article by the MIT News Office.

February 16, 2008 • Articles

The Wall Street Journal named Joe Coughlin one of  "12 People Who Are Changing Your Retirement." Dr. Coughlin runs the MIT AgeLab, part of MIT-CTL; the lab develops technology to help older adults live better.

February 08, 2008 • Articles

This article in Inbound Logistics magazine highlights top supply chain education programs through profiles of current students. CTL's Master of Engineering in Logistics (MLOG) Program is featured

February 05, 2008 • Articles

This United Press International article focuses on the creation of the Center for Latin American Logistics Innovation (CLI) through a partnership between MIT-CTL and Colombian logistics company LOGyCA.

February 01, 2008 • Press Releases

New Center in Colombia will join MIT’s global network of Supply Chain Centers

January 28, 2008 • Articles

In this article on, CTL's Edgar Blanco discusses the cost-savings that companies can experience by reigning in their carbon footprint; and how they can start cutting that footprint down.

January 12, 2008 • Articles

This Cox News Service article focuses on MIT-CTL's AgeLab and its research on how to use science and technology to help Baby Boomers live well as they age.

January 04, 2008 • Articles

This CIO Magazine article features MIT-CTL's Edgar Blanco discussing his research on Carbon Efficient Supply Chains and the challenges companies face in determining their carbon footprints.