November 2017

Nov 08, 2017 at 4:00PM - Nov 08, 2017 at 5:30PM

Wong Auditorium, Tang Center

Chris Sultemeier is the recently retired executive vice president of logistics for Walmart US. He had operating responsibility for all general merchandise, fashion, grocery, Sam’s Club, import, on-line, and specialty distribution centers.

October 2017

Oct 26, 2017 at 12:00PM - Oct 26, 2017 at 1:00PM

Maclaurin Buildings
MIT 3-133

Eric Miller is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Director of the University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute.
Oct 24, 2017 at 5:30PM - Oct 25, 2017 at 5:00PM

On Tuesday evening, October 24, we invite you to join us for a reception, 5:30 - 7:30 PM at Champion Sports Bar.
Wednesday, October 25, MIT E90 - East Arcade Conference Center, One Main Street, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

This invitation-only Roundtable will bring supply chain practitioners together to define blockchain systems, explore the benefits, and learn about the technology.

August 2017

Aug 22, 2017 at 8:30AM - Aug 25, 2017 at 5:00PM

MIT Campus

The MIT SCx Supply Chain Bootcamp is an intensive, highly interactive education program that will build upon the learning experience of the SCx learner.  In the Bootcamp, learners will put the SCx concepts to work just as managers and executives would do within the firm – using the tools and analytics to make critical management decisions regarding the supply chain and the business.

June 2017

Jun 13, 2017 at 10:00AM - Jun 16, 2017 at 2:30PM

MIT Campus

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.

May 2017

May 25, 2017 at 8:00AM - May 25, 2017 at 5:00PM

MIT E25-111 & E25-117

  • 8:00am - Registration Opens
  • 8:00 to 8:30am - Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30am - Welcoming Remarks

Research Fest 2017 Agenda (pdf)


Every year, graduating master's students present their theses to the Center's corporate Supply Chain Exchange Partners. This one day event is a chance for Partners to hear the results of new student research, much of which has been done with Exchange Partners.
May 17, 2017 at 11:45AM - May 17, 2017 at 1:00PM

MIT Building E90 - Suetter Room 9075  |  1 Main Street, just before the Longfellow Bridge. The front desk has asked for an attendee list. Please email if you plan to attend.

Please join the Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Working Group at MIT for a lunchtime seminar this Wednesday, May 17th, at 11:45 PM on Food Aid Packaging: How to Reduce Food Aid Spoilage. Our speakers will be Mark Brennan and Prithvi Sundar, both from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Please view the attached flyer for more information. Lunch will be provided. The talk will begin at 12:00 PM. 


Each year nearly US$2.2B is spent on food aid programs around the globe. USAID Food for Peace accounts for about 80%. This study aims to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of transportation...

May 03, 2017 at 12:00PM - May 03, 2017 at 1:00PM

Tang Center

Container ports on the Southeast Coast of the United States are investing billions of dollars in a competition to handle the next generation of container ships. For all the ports, Far Eastern import cargo is the prize.  The ports are all competing for federal, state and local funds, with political clout sometimes more important than economic reality.Container ports on the Southeast Coast of the United States are investing billions of dollars in a competition to handle the next generation of container ships. For all the ports, Far Eastern import cargo is the prize. 

April 2017

Apr 27, 2017 at 11:45AM - Apr 27, 2017 at 1:00PM

Tang Center
Building E51-335

Rwanda is "the Land of a Thousand Hills". Unfortunately, the roads that traverse these hills often make delivery of critical medical supplies difficult and time consuming. In late 2016 Zipline, a California based drone operator, began transporting emergency blood supplies to hard to reach areas by drone. As the network builds, other emergency medical supplies like rabies vaccines will be included. The operation is co-funded by the Rwandan government and a public private partnership between the UPS Foundation and Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance. During his presentation Mr. Etter highlight the innovative and operational aspects of the initiative as well as provide background on a unique public private partnership funding strategy.
Apr 03, 2017 at 11:00AM - Apr 04, 2017 at 4:45PM

MIT Campus

Join us for the Annual Partner Meeting and Crossroads 2017!

On Monday, April 3, 2017, the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and members from the 50+ Partner companies that belong to the MIT CTL Supply Chain Exchange will convene to discuss the latest research and development activities at MIT CTL, and solicit input on future plans for the Center. This meeting will coincide with our 13th Annual Crossroads Conference being held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. This one-day event brings together experts from MIT, the world’s foremost center for technological innovation, and the MIT Center for...