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The electronic newsletter of the MIT Global SCALE Network Issue #66

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THE LEADING EDGE

Narrowing the Self-Drive Trust Divide

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.

Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Innovation

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.

Cluster-Based Freight Corridors Could Drive Sustainable Logistics in Europe

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.

What Type of Strategic Thinker Are You?

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. 

UPDATES

AI, Self-Drive and More at Crossroads 2018
LCL Welcomes Award-Winning Researcher
200-Plus Students Show Posters at SCALE Expo
MISI Kicks Off Exec Ed Series

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Supply Chain Frontiers #66 Presentations 2018
Supply Chain Frontiers #66 Publications 2018

MIT SUPPLY CHAIN FRONTIERS Issue #66, Winter 2018

Editor: Ken Cottrill