State of the Art in Transportation Contracts

Nov 03, 2020 at 1:00PM - Nov 03, 2020 at 2:30PM

In this webinar, we will look to examine the current state of the industry for truckload contracts and propose potential new forms. We will present current practices and potential new forms to include index-based contracts, fixed volume, tiered, take-or-pay, and others.

This session is open to all.

Innovations in Transportation Roundtable: Transportation Portfolio Management

Nov 10, 2020 at 1:00PM - Nov 10, 2020 at 3:00PM

Date change: Please note, this event has been moved from November 4 to November 10.

This roundtable, hosted by the MIT FreightLab, will explore, discuss and debate evolving frameworks and approaches for Shipper-Carrier-3PL relationships. The traditional one-sized fits all procurement model is not sufficient for today’s fast changing freight transportation landscape. Research and experience has shown that there is no single best way for a shipper and carrier to work together for every traffic lane in a shipper’s network. Different lanes have different characteristics and attributes that...

Analytics of the Future Virtual Roundtable: Predictive Analytics

Nov 18, 2020 at 10:00AM - Nov 18, 2020 at 12:00PM

This session will focus on Predictive Analytics. 

This virtual roundtable will be the second of a series of three events focused on the future of analytics specifically how it applies in the supply chain domain. In the roundtable, the focus will be on Predictive Analytics.

The roundtable will be a 2-hour session for sharing progress applying Predictive Analytics in the supply chain domain.

The last session in the series will focus on Prescriptive Analytics. This series represents a continuation of facilitated exchanges and roundtables exploring different aspects of Machine Learning...

Executive Education – Supply Chains: Driving Strategic Advantage

Jan 11, 2021 at 8:00AM - Jan 16, 2021 at 1:00PM



Today’s companies are realizing the importance of the supply chain as a revenue generator — it's not just a cost of doing business. In order to remain competitive in the global marketplace, senior executives must completely transform their business approach and conventional supply chain practices, and embrace new capabilities that drive more value. How can you leverage the latest supply chain tools, practices and capabilities to ensure that your company is poised to adapt in this rapidly changing environment and not be left behind? You can start by learning from the best at MIT.


2020-2021 MIT SCALE Latin America Conference

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

***IMPORTANT UPDATE: Considering the evolution of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the potential for contagion in large gatherings, we have elected to migrate the MIT SCALE Latin America Conference to a virtual setting on March 2021.

We apologize for any trouble this may cause, and hope that you can understand that this decision represents our best judgment, at this point in time for taking practical steps to reduce risk for our guests and our community while attempting to maintain our normal pursuit of our educational and research mission.***

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.