September 2020

Virtual MIT Supply Chain Bootcamp

Sep 15, 2020 at 9:00AM - Sep 18, 2020 at 2:00PM

The application for MIT Virtual Supply Chain Bootcamp is now closed.

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. Registration has closed.

Supply Chain Exchange Virtual Series: Supply Chain Sustainability in the Age of COVID-19

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:00AM - Sep 09, 2020 at 12:00PM

In 2019, supply chain sustainability got unprecedented levels of attention. But in 2020, COVID-19 changed everything. Dr. Alexis Bateman will discuss how the coronavirus has shifted focus away from sustainability, but not completely. Drawing on recently completed research, Dr. Bateman will show how supply chain sustainability might continue amid the backdrop of the pandemic, and how it may even boost sustainability efforts.

Please note, the Supply Chain Exchange Virtual series is open exclusively to Supply Chain Exchange members.


Note: Since some of our partners have been...

August 2020

Supply Chain Exchange Virtual Series: New Challenges and Opportunities in Supply Chain Design

Aug 26, 2020 at 11:00AM - Aug 26, 2020 at 12:00PM

In a business environment characterized by the complexity, volatility and uncertainty, supply chain design is increasingly becoming a key element of corporate strategy. This talk focuses on new approaches to design flexible and adaptive supply chains, source of value creation and competitive advantage for companies. We will discuss:

  1. How global trends and market development impact the strategic role of supply chain design in companies
  2. Which are the most promising advances in data analytics, machine learning, optimization, simulation and network science that can support the new science of...

Supply Chain Exchange Virtual Series: Frontiers in Last-Mile Network Design and Route Planning

Aug 12, 2020 at 11:00AM - Aug 12, 2020 at 12:00PM

Dr. Matthias Winkenbach, Director of the Megacity Logistics Lab and creator of the Computational and Visual Education (CAVE) Lab will be sharing his work studying last mile logistics, and reviewing innovation in last mile network design for highly responsive omni-channel fulfilment, drone-based logistics and collaborative multi-modal delivery models.

Please note, the Supply Chain Exchange Virtual series is open exclusively to Supply Chain Exchange members.

Note: Since some of our partners have been unable to access Zoom, we will hold this session on Microsoft Teams. You can expect to...

July 2020

Supply Chain Exchange Virtual Series: Is Your Supply Chain Ready for AI?

Jul 29, 2020 at 11:00AM - Jul 29, 2020 at 12:00PM

In this session, we are joined by Dr. Sergio Caballero to explore how artificial intelligence is impacting supply chains. We will discuss how your supply chain could be better prepared to unleash full potential of artificial intelligence.

Please note, the Supply Chain Exchange Virtual series is open exclusively to Supply Chain Exchange members.


Supply Chain Exchange Virtual Series: Controlling the Spread of COVID-19 and Rules of Thumb for Reopening

Jul 15, 2020 at 11:00AM - Jul 15, 2020 at 12:00PM

Our next session will feature a very special guest, MIT School of Engineering Associate Dean Anette "Peko" Hosoi who will give a briefing on her COVID-19 researchProf. Hosoi's technical talk will examine the key factors for spreading and controlling COVID, and this research has been instrumental in guiding MIT’s decisions to reopen and how to do so while minimizing the risks of COVID-19 spread. Her models and explanation make it clear how one should set the amount of testing and the role of masks and social distancing. 

This talk will not focus on supply chain—it will be very useful...

State of Supply Chain Sustainability 2020

Jul 14, 2020 at 12:00PM - Jul 14, 2020 at 1:00PM

Online  | Hosted by Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

Join Dr. Alexis Bateman, Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains Initiative and Donna G. Palumbo-Miele, Ed.D., Chair of CSCMPs Sustainable Supply Chain Committee for the release of the first annual 2020 State of Supply Chain Sustainability Report.

Supply Chain Exchange Virtual Series: Societal Impacts of COVID-19

Jul 01, 2020 at 11:00AM - Jul 01, 2020 at 12:00PM

AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin will talk about many of the changes effected by COVID-19 may remain with us long after the pandemic is over. Take a look at Dr. Coughlin's most recent article on the subject.

Please note, the Supply Chain Exchange Virtual series is open exclusively to Supply Chain Exchange members.


LatAm vs COVID-19 Serie de seminarios web en español (Spanish language webinar Series)

Jul 01, 2020 at 10:00AM - Jul 01, 2020 at 11:30AM

MIT CTL en colaboración con el Centro para la Innovación Logística Latinoamericana (CLI), invita a los hispanohablantes al ciclo de webinars LatAm vs COVID-19. Cada semana, organizamos una discusión multidisciplinaria y multi-país sobre un tema específico. Un moderador entrevistará a tres o cuatro expertos por semana y los participantes podrán hacer preguntas en una sección de preguntas y respuestas al final de cada webinar.

Nuestro objetivo es compartir experiencias y proporcionar una opinión informada sobre las estrategias que los profesionales, académicos, autoridades públicas y la...

June 2020

Annual Partner Meeting (APM) 2020

Jun 24, 2020 at 10:00AM - Jun 24, 2020 at 12:00PM


The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) and members from the 50+ Partner companies that belong to the MIT CTL Supply Chain Exchange convene to assess the state of supply chain management. MIT CTL will provide our Partners with insight into our latest research and development activities. We will solicit input from Supply Chain Exchange partners on future plans for the Center. This will be a virtual meeting to share updates about MIT CTL and give our partners an opportunity to share how we can best serve them in the coming year.


Registration has closed for...