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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. La industria logística china está adquiriendo cada vez más importancia y se está desarrollando rápidamente, con vistas a respaldar al sector nacional de producción. Este crecimiento viene ampliamente espoleado por el gobierno chino, que tiene el objetivo de...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. Los cambios reguladores son una vía de doble sentido para las empresas: pueden ser disruptivos, pero también pueden forzar la revisión de prácticas aceptadas que arroje nueva luz sobre la eficiencia operativa. Esto es lo que le sucedió...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. Una nueva forma de entregar mercancías en ciudades congestionadas, un sistema revolucionario de almacenamiento de energía y un método para impulsar la innovación mediante los proyectos de trabajo informales son algunos de los desarrollos que los profesionales de...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. El 20 de febrero de 2015, en Barcelona (España), tendrá lugar un curso ejecutivo de un día de duración, titulado From Big Data to Action, Supply Chain Control Towers y organizado por el Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. El claustro del Instituto para la Innovación de las Cadenas de Suministro de Malasia (MISI) presentó hace pocas fechas un programa de formación ejecutiva personalizado de siete días de duración ante un grupo de 44 nuevos empleados de...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. ¿Se encuentra inmerso en una misión encaminada a materializar una idea y ha reclutado colaboradores dentro de la empresa para trabajar en el proyecto no oficial? En caso afirmativo, es usted parte de un antiguo fenómeno que Peter...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. El Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza, (España) y la International School of Technology and Management de la Feng Chia University (FCU), de Taiwán, han firmado un acuerdo para ofrecer un título doble. Los estudiantes del programa obtendrán un...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto Supply Chain Frontiers, n.º 56: Presentaciones 2015 MIT CTL Edgar Blanco Reunión en los EE.UU. del Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC), panelista, Washington D.C. (EE.UU.), 14 de enero. «Logistics in the City of the Near Future», Crossroads 2015, MIT...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. El 21 de enero de 2015, alrededor de 130 estudiantes de máster de más de 25 países se reunieron para presentar 80 proyectos de investigación en pósteres electrónicos. Research Expo 2015 no solo sirvió para presentar investigaciones sobre...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue n.º 56. Lea todos artículos en este asunto. Las empresas europeas que siguen luchando contra los elevados costes del capital a largo plazo y el acceso limitado al crédito bancario están recurriendo a un dudoso aliado financiero: sus clientes. Un acuerdo financiero, denominado confirming (CF), recurre...
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Subscribe to Frontiers THE LEADING EDGE The Power of Skunk Works to Ignite Innovation Unofficial projects to turn ideas into new products and processes, popularly known as skunk works, can be an important source of innovation with the right support, argues Peter Gloor, a research scientist at MIT’s Center for...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 A one-day executive education course titled From Big Data to Action, Supply Chain Control Towers organized by the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza, Spain, will take place on Feb 20, 2015, in Barcelona, Spain. The course includes two sessions on Big Data taught by Professor...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 A new way to deliver freight in congested cities, a revolutionary energy storage system, and a method for driving innovation by harnessing skunk work projects, are some of the developments that supply chain professionals will learn about at Crossroads 2015, March 24, 2015, at the...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 Regulatory change is a two-way street for companies: it can be disruptive while forcing a review of accepted practices that sheds new light on operational efficiency. This is what happened to PepsiCo Brazil when the Brazilian government introduced new rules that limit truck driver working...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 Faculty from the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) recently presented a seven-day customized executive training program to a group of 44 new Maersk employees. The recruits were embarking on the Maersk Liner Graduate Programme (MLGP). Participants experienced a mix of supply chain management...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 MIT CTL Edgar Blanco Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) U.S. Meeting, panelist, Washington D.C., US, January 14 “Logistics in the City of the Near Future,” Crossroads 2015, MIT CTL, Cambridge, MA, US, March 24. Yossi Sheffi “Logistics Clusters,” Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, US, January...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 MIT CTL Edgar Blanco "Eco-Growth: A Framework for Sustainable Growth," ESD White Paper Series. ESD-WP-2015-03. January. Available at: http://esd.mit.edu/WPS/2015/esd-wp-2015-03.pdf . With Yossi Sheffi. Jarrod Goentzel “Supply Chain Innovation Critical in Ebola Response,” Supply Chain Management Review , Jan/Feb Yossi Sheffi “Why We Need Better Measures...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 Some 130 masters’ students from more than 25 countries gathered at MIT on January 21, 2015 to present 80 research projects displayed on electronic posters. Research Expo 2015 not only presented research in supply chain management from around the globe – the projects were sponsored...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 China’s logistics industry is gaining in importance and developing rapidly to support the nation’s manufacturing sector. This growth is strongly encouraged by the Chinese government, which aims to develop the country into a premium integrated transportation and logistics hub with supply chain management competence to...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 China’s logistics industry is gaining in importance and developing rapidly to support the nation’s manufacturing sector. This growth is strongly encouraged by the Chinese government, which aims to develop the country into a premium integrated transportation and logistics hub with supply chain management competence to...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 Are you on a mission to turn an idea into reality, and have recruited collaborators within the company to work on the unofficial project? If so, you’re part of an age-old phenomenon that Peter Gloor, a research scientist at MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence, calls...
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Supply Chain Frontiers issue #56 Companies in Europe that are still struggling with the high cost of short-term capital and limited access to bank credit are turning to an unlikely financial ally: their customers. A financial arrangement called reverse factoring (RF) uses the favorable credit rating of large, solid buyers...
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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...