MIT CTL’s Jim Rice Wins Resiliency Educator of the Year Award

March 02, 2017
Award Recognizes His Achievements in Supply Chain Risk Management CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 2, 2017 – Jim Rice, Deputy Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL), has received the Supply Chain Resiliency Educator of the Year award from the Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council . The award was presented at the Council’s annual conference on March 1, 2017, in Silicon Valley, CA. The Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council promotes the advancement of supply chain risk management and resiliency by bringing together practitioners and thought leaders to share best practices an

MIT Global SCALE Network Launches Three-Continent Graduate Program in Supply Chain

March 01, 2017
Unique Learning Experience in Asia, Europe and North America CAMBRIDGE, U.S.A., NINGBO, CHINA, ZARAGOZA, SPAIN, March 1, 2017 – The MIT Global SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) Network has launched the MIT-Zaragoza-Ningbo Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, or 3C Master’s Program , that gives students a unique opportunity to complete their studies in three continents: Asia, Europe, and North America. The 10-month 3C program was created jointly by three MIT SCALE Network Centers: The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL, USA), the Za

Scholarships available for Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

February 15, 2017
Luxembourg, 15 February 2017 – Registration is open for the new Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management offered by the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with merit-based scholarships introduced for the inaugural cohort of students starting with the winter semester 2017-2018. Registration is open until 1 April 2017. The 10-month full-time programme of study, taught in English, includes a three-week study period at the MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where students will attend lectures and seminars, visit companies, meet supp

MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management Paves the Way for Courses Around the World

September 22, 2016
In October 2015, MIT launched the MITx MicroMasters credential, which enables online learners to take a semester’s worth of master’s-level courses on the edX platform, then complete a master’s degree in a single full semester on campus at MIT. The first MicroMasters in supply chain management (SCM) has seen incredible success: Over 127,000 students have enrolled in at least one course — including representation from 189 countries — and more than 7,000 have signed up for verified ID certificates in at least one course. Just one year later, edX is now partnering with several other universities t

Dr. Chris Caplice to Receive CSCMP's Distinguished Service Award

June 27, 2016
Lombard, Illinois USA (June 23, 2016) -- Chris Caplice, executive director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, will receive the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' (CSCMP) 2016 Distinguished Service Award. He will be presented with the award during the Opening General Session at CSCMP's Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, September 26, 2016. CSCMP's Distinguished Service Award is the industry's most prestigious honor, bestowed upon an individual for significant achievements in the logistics and supply chain management professions. Presented annually,

Humanitarian Response Lab alum Emily Gooding receives Fulbright

July 21, 2016
Six MIT graduate students, one undergraduate, and a recent alumnus have accepted Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards to conduct independent research projects during the coming year. Humanitarian Response Lab alum Emily Gooding graduated from MIT this spring with an MS in technology and policy. She will use her Fulbright grant to conduct research at Panzi Hospital, which serves sexual and gender-based violence survivors from the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gooding will be developing operations research methods to increase patient capacity in culturally appropriate w

IoT Machine Failure Analyses Reduces Average Inventory, Boosts Service Levels, Finds New Research by OnProcess Technology and MIT

January 07, 2016
ASHLAND, MA – June 14, 2016 – OnProcess Technology, a global pioneer in service supply chain management and optimization, today announced results of a joint research project with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Supply Chain Management (SCM) Program, which found that by using Internet of Things (IoT) data to predict machine failures, companies can reduce costly inventory stock while improving their ability to meet service levels. The study, “The Impact of Installed Base and Machine Failure Prediction on Spare Parts Forecasting and Inventory Planning,” is the first to analyze how

MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Alum Gifts $2.5 million

January 07, 2016
On January 4, 2016, MIT alum Jeff Silver, along with his wife Marianne and two of their sons, visited the Massachusetts of Institute of Technology (MIT) to gift the Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) with $2.5 million to help fund the Center’s ongoing efforts in supply chain research and education. The gift will be divided into two funds: The Silver Family Student Support Fund will provide fellowships for in-need supply chain graduate students. The Silver Family Research Fellowship Fund will endow a chair for CTL Executive Director, Dr. Chris Caplice, who has been named as the Silver

MIT’s Digital Supply Chain Program Commences Second Course - 12-week course on supply chain design open to students worldwide

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015 (Cambridge, MA). The second installment of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ (MIT CTL) ground-breaking online supply chain course, Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals, will start on September 30th, 2015. Called Supply Chain Design, the SC2x course is part of the three-part SCx series and will run for 12 consecutive weeks. A year ago MIT CTL opened a new chapter in supply chain education with the launch of its SCx online program. The curriculum is part of the MITx initiative, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s selection of massive open online courses

MIT CTL and UPS Support Solar Electric Car Project

September 02, 2015
"Arcturus" sustains 60mph using the same energy as a hairdryer. Photo: Chris Penticoff. Contact: Sarah J. Smith, Communications Specialist MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics / +1.617.253.4592 September 2, 2015 (Cambridge, MA) - The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) is sponsoring a project to race a new solar electric car called Arcturus in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, Australia, in October. The vehicle is designed and built by a team of students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT CTL Supply Chain Exchange Partner UPS is also sp