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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 The Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza, Spain, and the International School of Technology and Management, Feng Chia University (FCU), Taiwan, have signed an agreement to offer a dual degree. Students on the program will gain a Master’s in Management Logistics and Supply Chain and an...
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Subscribe to Frontiers THE LEADING EDGE When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden Although people prefer to keep Big Government out of their daily lives, there are situations where governmental involvement is essential. An example is managing the Ebola virus crisis, argues Professor Yossi Sheffi, Director of...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 When a disaster such as a flood strikes, the response can be chaotic as various agencies and sources of supply converge on the stricken area. A humanitarian logistics model developed by the Center for Latin American Logistics Innovation (CLI) improves the efficiency of response efforts...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 How do you make capital-intensive decisions—such as building a production plant, automating a distribution center, or buying a fleet of electric trucks—that you will live with for a few years, when some factors that affect the decision’s outcome are uncertain and difficult to predict? Uncertainty...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 Crossroads 2015 will take place on March 24, 2015, on the MIT campus, Cambridge, MA, USA. 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...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, in the MIT Media Lab, the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics will host a Research Expo for over 100 supply chain master's students from the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network as they showcase their company-sponsored...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 A European Commission (EC) initiative called Horizon 2020 - 2105 Smart, Green and Integrated Transport will facilitate collaboration between logistics clusters on developing supply chain solutions, particularly projects that promote environmental sustainability. In addition to helping companies bring new ideas to fruition, the initiative gives...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 The Malaysia Institute of Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) in Shah Alam, Malaysia, is working closely with InvestKL to promote Malaysia as a global supply chain hub, and to persuade leading multi-national companies to locate their supply chain operations in the country. InvestKL is an agency...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 Professor María Jesús Sáenz has been appointed as the new Director of the Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain. She is also Professor at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, where she teaches various courses on Supply Chain Management, Warehousing Logistics, and Project Management. In addition to...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 Dr. Shardul Phadnis has joined the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) as an Assistant Professor. His research falls in the area of strategic decision making and long-range planning. Recent projects involved the development of a long-range planning process for the U.S. freight transportation...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 MIT CTL Edgar Blanco “Food for the Future: Achieving Food Security in the Face of Climate Change,” World Bank Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, October 10. “Urban Logistics in Mexico City,” Congreso de Distribución Ciudad de México Videoconference, Mexico City, Mexico, October 14. “Megacity Logistics...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 MIT CTL Edgar Blanco “ Closing the Loop on a Circular Supply Chain ,” Supply Chain Management Review , September/October. With Ken Cottrill Jarrod Goentzel “ Travel Bans and Stockpiling Can Cripple the Ebola Response Supply Chain ,” Humanitarian@MIT blog post, October 20. Jim Rice...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 “Supply Chain management: Driving Strategic Advantage allowed me to explore the role of 3PL with global players at an exceptionally high level. The potential networking and business opportunities with classmates and professors are vast,” says Spencer Hennigar, Supply Chain Strategy Manager, Coyote, based on Chicago,...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 I’m no fan of Big Government, but there are some cases where a system-wide view is much more efficient than a localized, distributed view. An example in the supply chain space is US maritime policy. A broader and more topical example is managing the Ebola...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #55 Susan Conley, a graduate of the MIT-Zaragoza Master in Logistics & Supply Chain Management program, won the 2014 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) Emerging Leader Award at this year’s annual CSCMP conference in the US. The award recognizes outstanding your professionals in supply...
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ASPECTOS DE VANGUARDIA Cuando la pesada mano del gobierno no es una carga Aunque la gente prefiere que el Gran Gobierno se mantenga al margen de su vida diaria, hay situaciones en las que la implicación del gobierno es esencial. Un ejemplo de ello es la gestión de la crisis...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 55. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. Una iniciativa de la Comisión Europea (CE) llamada Horizonte 2020 - 2105, Transporte inteligente, ecológico e integrado facilitará la colaboración entre los clústeres logísticos en el desarrollo de soluciones de la cadena de suministro, sobre todo, proyectos que...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 55. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. Crossroads 2015 tendrá lugar el 24 de marzo de 2015 en el campus del MIT (Cambridge, MA, EE. UU.). En la conferencia descubrirás cómo las innovaciones emergentes en campos como la automatización, la generación de energía, la educación...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 55. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. No soy partidario de un Gran Gobierno, pero hay algunos casos en los que una visión de la totalidad del sistema es mucho más eficiente que una visión distribuida y localizada. Un ejemplo en el ámbito de la...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 55. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. El Instituto para la Innovación de las Cadenas de Suministro de Malasia (MISI) en Shah Alam trabaja estrechamente con InvestKL para promocionar Malasia como centro global de cadenas de suministro y para persuadir a las multinacionales líderes para...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 55. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. El miércoles 21 de enero de 2015, en el Media Lab del MIT, el Centro para el Transporte y la Logística del MIT acogerá una Exposición de investigaciones con la participación de más de 100 estudiantes de máster...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 55. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. "Supply Chain management: Driving Strategic Advantage me permitió explorar la función de 3PL con actores globales a un nivel excepcionalmente alto. Las posibles oportunidades de negocio y networking con los compañeros de clase y los profesores son enormes",...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 55. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. ¿Cómo se toman decisiones intensivas en capital —como construir una planta de producción, automatizar un centro de distribución o comprar una flota de camiones eléctricos— con las que se tendrá que vivir unos cuantos años, cuando algunos de...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 55. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. La profesora María Jesús Sáenz ha sido nombrada nueva directora del Zaragoza Logistics Center (Zaragoza). También es profesora del Programa Internacional de Logística MIT-Zaragoza, donde imparte varios cursos sobre gestión de la cadena de suministro, logística de almacenes...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 55. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. El Dr. Shardul Phadnis se ha incorporado al Instituto para la Innovación de las Cadenas de Suministro de Malasia (MISI) como profesor adjunto. Su investigación se centra en el área de toma de decisiones logísticas y planificación a...