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The electronic newsletter of the MIT Global SCALE Network Issue #65 Subscribe to Frontiers THE LEADING EDGE A Framework for Driving Change in Urban Mobility A new book co-authored by Dr. David Gonsalvez, CEO & Rector, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, guides us through the mobility challenges faced by...
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The electronic newsletter of the MIT Global SCALE Network Issue #62 THE LEADING EDGE Subscribe to Frontiers 13 universities adopt MicroMasters and launch 18 new programs via edX The ground-breaking MicroMasters program launched by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics a year ago is entering a new phase. The...

Does Your Supply Chain Risk Management Strategy Hold Water?

December 27, 2016
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Companies have come a long way in their ability to manage supply chain risk, but they urgently need to step up their efforts in one key area: the threats posed by water scarcity. The Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) 2016 Annual Report of Corporate Water Disclosure, published in November 2016, provides a wake-up call. A total of 607 of the world’s largest global companies submitted data about their efforts to manage and govern freshwater resources — the largest response in the report’s seven-year history. Disclosing companies reported $14 billion in water-related impacts this year, a fivefold
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Unilever, a large multi-national Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) company, uses water as an essential ingredient in its products and as a critical component in its manufacturing processes. In many instances, the price of water does not reflect market dynamics insofar as water is cheaper where there is low availability and...
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What are the key store related parameters that drive sales for large retail chains? This question has become increasingly important to Lojas Americanas, the sponsor company. In the last few years, the company has expanded rapidly to cater to a larger group of consumers in a wide range of locations...
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El boletín electrónico de la MIT Global SCALE Network Issue #62 ASPECTOS DE VANGUARDIA Subscribirse a Frontiers 13 universidades acogen los MicroMasters y ponen en marcha 18 nuevos programas vía edX El pionero programa MicroMasters, puesto en marcha hace un año por el Centro MIT para el Transporte y la...
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El boletín electrónico de la MIT Global SCALE Network Issue #61 ASPECTOS DE VANGUARDIA Subscribirse a Frontiers La logística consigue reducir el volumen de desperdicios de alimentos en Colombia ABACO, un banco de alimentos de Colombia, y el Centro Latinoamericano de Innovación en Logística están colaborando en un proyecto con...
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Managers can’t improve what they can’t measure. In logistics, the absence of a uniform measurement system coupled with a lack of knowledge about evaluating carbon footprints, makes it difficult to develop effective programs for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. A project funded by the European Commission called The Logistics Emissions Accounting...

MIT Distinguished Speaker Series: Steve Sensing, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions, Ryder

March 04,2016 7:00AM
March 04,2016 8:00AM

MIT E51-325

The Next Wave: Where Disruption and Innovation Converge. Steve Sensing, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions at Ryder Summary: There has never been a more exciting time to be in logistics. From a heightened regulatory environment, to new technology platforms and sluggish yet uncertain economic growth, new macro trends are changing the way businesses deliver products and services – and making well-managed fleets and supply chains even more critical to business success.