Optimizing Supply Chains to Meet Stakeholder Needs

Jan 25, 2021 at 10:00AM - Jan 25, 2021 at 10:45AM

We often try to perfect our models to represent the ground reality, however, while building the models or implementing the outcome, we tend to alter certain factors based on a decision-maker's insights. Dr. Caplice also talks about this in one of the SCx courses - “Models don’t make decisions, people do.”

Join SCx course leads Sindhu Srinath and Laura Allegue, as they interview Libin Huang, Director of Strategic Operations at Abbott, on how she optimized supply chains using optimization techniques, supply chain network design, and supply chain visibility technologies to meet stakeholder needs...

Securing Transportation Capacity in Challenging Markets

Feb 25, 2021 at 1:30PM - Feb 25, 2021 at 3:30PM


In 2021, many shippers are already struggling to secure both surface and maritime freight transportation capacity. What can be done? How can shippers compete for scarce transportation capacity in these challenging markets? This quarterly MIT FreightLab roundtable will bring together shippers, carriers, and MIT researchers, to consider what we can all do to keep our supply chains running smoothly, and profitably, when carrier capacity is tight.

2020–2021 MIT SCALE Latin America Conference

Mar 21, 2021 at 7:00AM - Mar 26, 2021 at 1:00PM

We’re excited to announce that the MIT SCALE Latin America Conference will be held virtually in 2021. Now, you can join from anywhere in the world to review over 100 presentations from top academics from across Latin America and the Caribbean and participate in three keynote virtual plenary sessions.

The MIT Latin American SCALE Network is an alliance of leading-edge research, education, and outreach dedicated to the development and dissemination of innovative supply chain and logistics in Latin America. The network helps companies, governments, and organizations to compete in an increasingly complex business environment and engage academia, students, and partners to collaborate on projects that have an in-depth economic, societal, and environmental impact.

Executive Education – Supply Chains: Driving Strategic Advantage

Jun 07, 2021 at 8:00AM - Jun 12, 2021 at 1:00PM


Supply chain talent pools are not keeping in step as technologies advance and transform industries. Many companies and organizations neglect their future talent pipeline or fail to develop their workforce. Is yours? 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.