The electronic newsletter of the MIT Global SCALE Network Issue #66
THE LEADING EDGE
Professor Yossi Sheffi, Director, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, argues that while trust in autonomous vehicles appears to be slowly building, the technology still has some difficult hurdles to overcome before it gains widespread acceptance.
A Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (GCLOG) capstone research project analyzed the impact of new technology on three Brazilian companies and mapped a strategy for adopting innovations that could yield important benefits.
The Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain, is engaged on a European Union (EU) research project to explore the potential of using logistics clusters to support an EU strategy to improve both the efficiency and sustainability of freight transportation.
A study of supply chain executive decision-making co-authored by Dr. Shardul Phadnis, Director of Research, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, provides insights into the different approaches taken by executives when making decisions and how these methods relate to their market views.
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MIT SUPPLY CHAIN FRONTIERS Issue #66, Winter 2018
Editor: Ken Cottrill