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As the pandemic receded and consumers began to return to stores, the retail landscape once again shifted, presenting supply chain professionals with a whole new set of challenges.
So what were these challenges and where are retailers feeling the pain? Dr. Eva Ponce conducted and analyzed a new survey in partnership with DC Velocity and examined the forces that shaped retailers’ omnichannel fulfillment strategies last year.
Dr. Angela Acocella is a research affiliate at MIT CTL and a postdoctoral researcher at Tilburg University. This article was originally published in the Mar/Apr edition of Supply Chain Management Review.
On Jan. 26, the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL) hosted FedEx founder and executive chair Frederick W. Smith for an intimate, one-on-one conversation with Yossi Sheffi, director of CTL and professor of civil and environmental engineering. Their talk, titled "50 Years of Delivering Innovation," centered on the evolution of the supply chain and logistics fields over the last half-century — in which FedEx played a large part.
Research Scientist Bryan Reimer discusses his work with the Advanced Vehicle Technology (AVT) Consortium with Automotive News on the Shift podcast.
In an interview with Barron's, MIT AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin discussed why we need to think about how we will achieve our goals in retirement, not just what they are.
This article by Sara Brown was originally published as part of MIT Sloan School of Management's Ideas Made to Matter series. Read the entire article here.
In SupplyChainBrain, MIT Freight Lab Co-director David Correll writes about supply chain sustainability research and what changes to expect in the coming years.
Steven Parks, a third-year PhD candidate and research assistant in the Megacity Logistics Lab, was awarded a fellowship through the Federal Highway Administration’s Dwight D.
MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics' SCM program has been listed among Supply Chain Digital's list of top US college programs!
"This program is consistently ranked as one of the top programs in the world. The MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics moves leading-edge research from MIT’s labs to the global marketplace through its educational programs."
MIT News discusses with Josué C. Velázquez Martínez about his focus on logistics sustainability and small firms in emerging markets.
MIT FreightLab Co-Director David Correll discussed how sharing data among shippers, brokers, and carriers could address recurring issues in FreightWaves.
“The amount of dwell that we expect a driver to experience at a facility drops almost exponentially with repeated visits to that facility,” Correll said. “The brass tacks implication of that is that keeping people in the supply chain with consistent routes or consistent route expectations leads to things running more smoothly and effectively.
Fast shipping can get products into the hands of the consumer very quickly, but MIT Sustainable Supply Chain Lab Director Josué C. Velázquez Martínez says that it comes at the cost of increased carbon emissions.
As companies remedy shortages related to Covid-19, many are wondering what will be the cause of the next big disruption. CTL Deputy Director Jim Rice says that instead of focusing on solutions to specific disruptions, that they should instead build resilience to protect against any threat.
David Correll, Principal Investigator for the State of Supply Chain Sustainability, was recently featured in The Wall Street Journal showcasing the work and findings of this year's report—namely, that pressure on firms to strengthen their supply chain sustainability efforts has been sustained and increasing ove
It's a paradox: You won't know if or how an investment in supply chain resilience pays off until you actually have to use it—which, ideally, you won't.
The major disruptions of the last few years have made supply chain resilience top of mind of many companies. But because resilience is so hard to measure, it's very difficult to know how much to invest in it.
On September 13, 2022, MIT AgeLab co-hosted a celebration honoring the 10th anniversary of Boston Bridge, a nonprofit professional development organization in the field of aging with a longtime AgeLab association.
Sustainable Supply Chain Management online course offers concrete tools, actionable strategies for organizations’ climate pledges
CTL Executive Director Chris Caplice spoke to Vox's Recode for their article "8 experts diagnose the supply chain". In his view, it was never really broken. "Supply chains just adjust, but they were hit with a global pandemic," he said. "You saw all the warts and everything, but it kept working."
Caplice went on to explain further.
Mobility Confidence Index Study in Collaboration with PAVE and MIT Advanced Vehicle Technology (AVT) Consortium
TROY, Mich.: 4 Oct. 2022 — As the automotive industry methodically advances toward greater vehicle automation, consumer readiness for higher levels of automation remains low—even declining slightly from 2021—making it challenging to bring vehicle buyers into the modern mobility movement. According to the J.D. Power 2022 U.S.
Since 2015, the MIT AgeLab has awarded scholarships to high school students who developed intergenerational programs — initiatives that bring together younger and older people for knowledge-sharing and social connection — in their communities. On Sept. 9, five $5,000 OMEGA scholarships were given to high school students across the United States, supported by the sponsorship of AlerisLife, a senior living and rehabilitation and wellness services company headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, and AARP.