Supply Chain Exchange Monthly Research Briefing – CAVE Lab Intro II

Oct 05, 2022 at 11:00AM - Oct 05, 2022 at 12:00PM Our monthly research briefing in September is the second of a two-part exercise to give Supply Chain Exchange partners a first-hand experience with our CAVE (Computational and Visual Education) Lab. Over the past 18 months, the CAVE team has developed several applications that illustrate the CAVE’s ability to visualize and support the analysis of complex supply chain problems.

American Trucking Associations’ Interstate One: A Virtual Driving Experience – Cambridge Science Festival

Oct 09, 2022 at 12:00PM - Oct 09, 2022 at 4:00PM

Kendall/MIT Open Space

The MIT FreightLab has teamed up with the American Trucking Associations and US Xpress to bring a tractor-trailer truck and driving simulator to the Cambridge Science Festival.

Admission is free and open to the public.

A note from the event organizers:

Supply chain management research is typically done from behind a desk. But the actual work of supply chain management is done over the road by millions of professionals operating sophisticated and heavy equipment. The MIT FreightLab is happy to work with our industry partners to bring a state-of-the-art freight truck and driving...

The Promise of Supply Chain Sustainability: Trending and Future Applications for Business

Oct 13, 2022 at 5:30PM - Oct 13, 2022 at 8:00PM How is the practice of supply chain sustainability (SCS) evolving globally? How is SCS driving change across business functions? How has the global Covid-19 pandemic affected firms’ sustainability efforts, and what does this imply for approaches to future global disruptions? Join MIT CTL’s State of Supply Chain Sustainability research team alongside thought leaders from CSCMP, Blue Yonder, project 44, Avetta, and C.H. Robinson for an interactive dialogue about the current state of global supply chain sustainability and its implications for the future.

SCALE Webinar: “Technologies shaping the future of mobility”

Oct 19, 2022 at 9:00AM - Oct 19, 2022 at 10:15AM

Environmental awareness, Covid-19, the rise of digitization, the e-commerce boom, and the energy prices rise due to the war in Ukraine are essential drivers boosting innovation in mobility. Digitization evolves with and also fosters four major ongoing techno-economic developments in logistics: automation, connectivity, electrification, and shared ownership. This digital transformation does not only involve hard factors but also requires soft approaches.

This webinar will cover the following emerging trends in mobility:

  1. Data and digitalization
  2. Net-zero technologies
  3. New business models...

Roundtable: Building Upstream Supply Chain Resilience

Dec 01, 2022 at 8:00AM - Dec 02, 2022 at 5:00PM Widespread shortages experienced around the globe have highlighted the criticality of the supply chain. But these have also illustrated the importance of maintaining supply continuity to keep supply chains operating. MIT CTL will convene a roundtable discussion on “Building Upstream Supply Chain Resilience” at the headquarters of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, NJ. The conversation will focus on creating resilience upstream in supply chains – with suppliers. Supply chain leaders from the Supply Chain.

Executive Education – Supply Chains: Driving Strategic Advantage

Jan 17, 2023 at 8:00AM - Jan 20, 2023 at 4:00PM

MIT Campus

To harness the power of the supply chain as a strategic resource, executive leadership needs to cultivate teams that exhibit a unique combination of both analytical and interpersonal capabilities. Our faculty and instructors include some of the world’s most prominent thought leaders across disciplines. The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Executive Education intensive courses provide the resources you need to stay ahead of the latest developments in SCM. As a leading research and education center at the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT CTL is uniquely positioned to deliver the knowledge you need to inform your strategy and practice.

15th Annual MIT Global Supply Chain Excellence Network Student Research Expo

Jan 26, 2023 at 4:00PM - Jan 26, 2023 at 7:00PM

On campus at MIT

Our annual Research Expo offers a preview of nearly100 industry-sponsored research projects conducted by supply chain students at MIT CTL and the international centers in the global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) network. The Expo showcases this research-in-progress on a broad range of future-forward topics and provides an exclusive glimpse at what the final findings will reveal in May. This event will take place in person on the MIT campus. Registration is not yet open. Check back here for registration details or subscribe to our biweekly newsletter to stay current on this and...

Executive Education – Supply Chains: Driving Strategic Advantage

Jun 06, 2023 at 8:00AM - Jun 09, 2023 at 5:00PM

On campus at MIT

To harness the power of the supply chain as a strategic resource, executive leadership needs to cultivate teams that exhibit a unique combination of both analytical and interpersonal capabilities. Our faculty and instructors include some of the world’s most prominent thought leaders across disciplines. The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Executive Education intensive courses provide the resources you need to stay ahead of the latest developments in SCM. As a leading research and education center at the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT CTL is uniquely positioned to deliver the knowledge you need to inform your strategy and practice.