Supply Chain Exchange First Fridays Research Briefing

May 07, 2021 at 11:00AM - May 07, 2021 at 1:00PM


Disrupting the Dominant Design of Transportation Procurement

Dr. Chris Caplice

For over 30 years, truckload transportation procurement has followed the dominant design of an Annual RFP to collect fixed contract rates that are fed into static Routing Guides. Recent experience and analysis shows that this two stage procurement process (Award and Tender) commonly fails and shippers have to spend additional effort to secure truckload capacity. This session discusses how shippers, carriers, and brokers can improve the transportation procurement and management process.

SCM Research Fest 2021

May 21, 2021 at 8:00AM - May 21, 2021 at 6:00PM


SCM Research Fest provides a unique overview of supply chain research projects conducted by MIT SCM graduate students working in partnership with project-sponsor companies. The 2021 Research Fest program will feature new asynchronous online content available to a worldwide audience, as well as the student presentations (synchronous, online) open to CTL Supply Chain Exchange partners, project sponsors, and affiliate audiences.

Research Fest showcases students' future-forward research on a range of supply chain and operations areas including digital transformation, optimization, analytics...

Executive Education – Supply Chains: Driving Strategic Advantage

Jun 07, 2021 at 8:30AM - Jun 11, 2021 at 2:30PM

Virtually delivered from MIT. Register here

Cultivate your talents with MIT CTL Executive Education. 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 these disciplines. 

Virtual MIT Supply Chain Bootcamp 2021

Jul 20, 2021 at 8:30AM - Jul 23, 2021 at 2:30PM Supply Chain Management is a rapidly changing field the requires the practitioner to stay up to date on trends and best practices. This year we're running a virtual MIT Supply Chain Bootcamp. Participants use the tools and analytics learned online to make critical management decisions regarding the supply chain and the business in real-world scenarios. $2450 - $2950*