May 2016

May 19, 2016 at 4:30AM - May 19, 2016 at 1:00PM

MIT  E51 376

Are you a SCALE alum (graduate of the SCM/MLOG, ZLOG, MSCM, or GCLOG program)? Stay for SCALE ReConnect 2016 on May 20. 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.

March 2016

Mar 23, 2016 at 1:30PM - Mar 25, 2016 at 9:00AM

MIT Campus

If you experience these issues, then you are not alone. The conference hosted by MIT (the Center for Transportation & Logistics), and Jindal School of Management, UT Dallas bring a unique colloquium specific to program directors, assistant/associate deans and center managers who are involved in developing and managing different aspects of supply chain management programs and curriculum.

This conference is a premier colloquium for designing, developing, and even reinventing SCM programs. We plan to encourage thought-provoking conversations, debates on the several issues confronting us, and dis...

Mar 23, 2016 at 4:00AM - Mar 23, 2016 at 1:00PM

MIT Building E51 - Tang Center

Crossroads 2016 will take place on Wednesday March 23, 2015, on the MIT campus, Cambridge, MA, USA. The conference is where you will discover how emerging innovations in fields such as automation, energy generation, education, and materials science intersect with supply chain management (SCM).

The event brings together experts from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the world's foremost center for technological innovation, and the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, the global leader in supply chain education and research, to offer a truly unique learning opportunity.


Mar 23, 2016 at 4:00AM - Mar 23, 2016 at 1:00PM

MIT E52, Cambridge MA

The impact of autonomous vehicles on logistics operations, new research on the security of food supply chains, and latest developments from the cutting edge of online education are some of the topics that will be covered at Crossroads 2016, March 23, 2016, at the MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA. "Our annual Crossroads conference gives supply chain professionals a unique opportunity to come to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to explore the future of supply chain management. The ideas and insights they take away help them to anticipate the changes that will shape supply chains and enable the...

Mar 22, 2016 at 4:00AM - Mar 22, 2016 at 1:00PM

MIT Samberg Conference Center

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) will convene members from the 40+ Partner companies that are members of the MIT CTL Supply Chain Exchange. The intention of this annual partner meeting is to provide our Partners with an update on the latest research and development activities at MIT CTL, and allow us to solicit input from our Partners on future plans for the Center.

This meeting coincides with our Annual Crossroads Conference being held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Don't miss out on the opportunity to exchange ideas and learn about our plans...

Mar 21, 2016 at 4:00AM - Mar 22, 2016 at 1:00PM

MIT Building E51 

Welcome to the 2016 MIT SCALE Latin America Conference event registration page. This conference will be hosted at the MIT Campus on March 21-22, 2016.

Established in 2008, the conference is hosted annually at MIT or in different cities in Latin America. Organized by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics in collaboration with the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation, the goal of the conference is to provide a forum for sharing educational and applied research in logistics and supply chain management relevant to Latin America.

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Mar 09, 2016 at 7:00AM - Mar 09, 2016 at 8:00AM


Sustainable Supply Chains - Seventh Generation's Approach to Green Supply Chains. Jim Barch, Director of Research and Development at Seventh Generation. Summary: As a leading maker of green cleaning and personal care products Seventh Generations wants their products to make a difference—from their development through to their production, purchase, use, and disposal.  Seventh Generation is constantly evaluating how to reduce their environmental impact, increase performance and safety, and create a more sustainable supply chain. As a part of this mission, Seventh Generation confronts an ongoing...

Mar 04, 2016 at 7:00AM - Mar 04, 2016 at 8:00AM

MIT E51-325

The Next Wave: Where Disruption and Innovation Converge. Steve Sensing, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions at Ryder Summary: There has never been a more exciting time to be in logistics. From a heightened regulatory environment, to new technology platforms and sluggish yet uncertain economic growth, new macro trends are changing the way businesses deliver products and services – and making well-managed fleets and supply chains even more critical to business success. At the same time, significant disruptors like the “now economy” are impacting the transportation and logistics industry,...

February 2016

Feb 18, 2016 at 10:00AM - Feb 18, 2016 at 11:30AM

MIT NE45-202

As the head of FEMA's logistics operations, Jeff Dorko's mission is to effectively plan, manage and sustain national logistics response and recovery operations, in support of domestic emergencies and special events. Jeff will speak about several "top-tier" priorities for FEMA including preparing for catastrophic events, restoring lost capacity in commercial supply chains after a disaster, and managing the post-disaster transportation system.

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Bio: Jeffrey Dorko serves as the Assistant Administ...

January 2016

Jan 20, 2016 at 11:30AM - Jan 20, 2016 at 3:00PM

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, in the MIT Media Lab (75 Amherst Street, Building E14, Floor 6), the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics will host a Research Expo for over 125 supply chain master's students from the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network as they showcase their company-sponsored thesis projects. Representing the MIT Global SCALE Network:

  • MIT (Supply Chain Management program)
  • Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC)
  • Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI)
  • Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI)

Walk around, meet the stude...