THE LEADING EDGE
Crossroads 2014: Dances With Robots
Dr. Julie Shah, Head of the Interactive Robot Group, MIT, offers a foretaste of her talk at MIT CTL's Crossroads 2014 in March, by explaining how choreographed robots on the factory floor can make supply chains more responsive.
At a time when unemployment is at record highs in Europe and particularly Spain, every recent graduate of the MIT-Zaragoza Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program in Zaragoza, Spain, landed a job. Why is this ZLC program bucking the employment trend in Europe? Has Co-Loading Finally Arrived? Sharing truck space with other shippers in order to cut costs is a well established concept, but one that has been difficult to implement. New developments such as the availability of co-loading software could put the practice on the logistics map.
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