EXCHAiNGE The Supply Chainers’ Convention

Supply Chain Movement

Professor David Simchi-Levi will unveil the findings of a study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and PwC, complete with best practice examples from over 200 manufacturers around the world. Events Conference David Simchi-Levi EXCHAiNGE Frankfurt Logistik Heute Massachusetts Institute of Technology mit PwC supply chain risk EXCHAiNGE The Supply Chainers’ Convention. Date: 18-19 June 2013. Location: Hilton Frankfurt Airport (Germany).

How to Learn About Supply Chain Research From Around the World in a Few Hours

Supply Chain @ MIT

Filed under: MIT CTL , Strategy , Talent Mgmt Tagged: Bogota , Malaysia , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , MIT Research Expo , supply chain innovations , Supply chain research , Zaragoza Spain. MIT CTL Strategy Talent Mgmt Bogota Malaysia Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT Research Expo supply chain innovations Supply chain research Zaragoza Spain World view. Research Expo displays 70 to 80 supply chain research projects from multiple countries.

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How to Harness the Economic Power of Logistics Clusters

Supply Chain @ MIT

Filed under: Strategy , Sustainability , Transportation Tagged: Aragón , economic growth , Inditex , job creation , Logistics clusters , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , PLAZA , Spain , Yossi Sheffi , Zaragoza. Strategy Sustainability Transportation Aragón economic growth Inditex job creation Logistics clusters Massachusetts Institute of Technology PLAZA Spain Yossi Sheffi Zaragoza Mutual benefits.

What is Supply Chain Innovation? Separating the Reality from the Hype

Supply Chain @ MIT

Filed under: Strategy Tagged: containerization , Dell , FedEx , hype , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , MIT CTL , MIT research , RFID , Supply chain innovation. Strategy containerization Dell FedEx hype Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT CTL MIT research RFID Supply chain innovation Blurred vision. Supply chain innovations such as the early adoption of RFID underline how a flawed view of new technology can lead to unwise investment decisions.

Another Step Toward a 3D Printing Revolution?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Filed under: MIT CTL , Strategy , Uncategorized Tagged: 3D printing , Cornell University , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , MIT CTL , Supply chain innovation , Suzanne Berger. MIT CTL Strategy Uncategorized 3D printing Cornell University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Supply chain innovation Suzanne Berger

Trust Drives Virtual Team Performance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Filed under: MIT CTL , Strategy , Talent Mgmt , Uncategorized Tagged: Massachusetts Institute of Technology , MIT research , MIT Sloan School , SCALE Network , Supply chain , team performance , trust , virtual teams. MIT CTL Strategy Talent Mgmt Uncategorized Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT research MIT Sloan School SCALE Network Supply chain team performance trust virtual teams Face time. Virtual teams benefit from opportunities to meet colleagues in person.

The Supply Chain Secret Is Out

APICS

Thanks to a new joint research project by the Copenhagen Business School, Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the value of the supply chain economy is now evident to people of all backgrounds and disciplines For those of us in the field, it’s no surprise that supply chain encourages innovation and generates high-paying, rewarding jobs.

Amazon, FedEx, and UPS Prepare for the Post COVID World

Logistics Viewpoints

On Monday, my home state of Massachusetts announced the official details regarding the state’s four-phase plan to re-open the economy during the coronavirus pandemic. Many Massachusetts retailers see this plan as potentially too little too late. Phase 1 comes in a two-wave approach, with some business opening immediately and others opening on May 25. One group that found the approach disappointing is retailers.

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19

Logility

Brooks Brothers converted its New York, North Carolina and Massachusetts factories from manufacturing ties, shirts and suits to making masks and gowns. [ [link] ] Canada Goose. The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide and created supply chain heroes across the globe.

Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Andrew has an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Masters in Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science from North Carolina State University. Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley. Andrew Kelley and Joe Lynch discuss securing the first, middle and last mile. As supply chains evolve, the need for secure asset transfer increases for both consumers and business to business applications. About Andrew Kelley.

Investing in the Future

APICS

I was invited to participate as part of an APICS collaboration with SCM-STEM, an emerging partnership with Intel, Arizona State University, Michigan State University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to provide content and support for K–12 programs that create awareness for careers in supply chain Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting the Urban Assembly for Global Commerce (UAGC) in New York’s Harlem borough.

2016 SCM World University 100

SCM Research

According to this ranking, the top 5 universities worldwide are: (1) Michigan State University, (2) Penn State University, (3) University of Tennessee, (4) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and (5) Arizona State University. This week, SCM World have published their “SCM World University 100” ranking, which aims to list the best business schools for supply chain talent worldwide.

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How Will Materials Science and Digital Disruption Reshape Supply Chains?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Markus Buehler, head of the Department of Civil Engineering and the McAfee Professor of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will give a talk on new developments in materials science at Crossroads 2017, the supply chain industry’s leading annual forum for innovative ideas.

The Supply Chain Professional of the Future Will Need These 4 Skills

Logility

Recent interviews of several Gen Z PhD candidates at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory yielded the following insights: “We aren’t separated by great differences in raw intelligence. The supply chain professional of the future will need the types of skills you won’t find online or in a textbook.

Street-Level Views of Megacity Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

In one project sponsored by the Itaú Fund for Research on Sustainability in Latin America, students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of São Paulo (USP) tracked goods vehicles in the Brazilian city of São Paulo. Strategy Sustainability Transportation Beijing city pollution delivery vehicles Latin America Massachusetts Institute of Technology megacity logistics Mexico City MIT open maps Rio de Janeiro São Paulo traffic jams City freightscape.

Logistics Clusters (Guest Post by Yossi Sheffi, MIT)

SCM Research

Yossi Sheffi is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he serves as Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. Logistics clusters play an increasingly important part in logistics & supply chain management. I am happy to share the following guest post by Professor Yossi Sheffi , a distinguished expert in logistics clusters. Thank you for contributing to my blog.

How To Keep Medical Supplies Moving With ERP Remote Access

IQMS

Based in Massachusetts with offices and facilities in Hong Kong and China, GII’s products are used extensively in electrosurgical tools, critical patient monitoring devices, and other products for medical applications, and medical supplies with zero-failure requirements. Global Interconnect Inc. GII) is a worldwide provider of custom-engineered cable assemblies, connectors, and components often used in medical supplies.

Success in Canada Demands a Uniquely Canadian Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Brain

Also on this list was Hasbro, which had previously returned manufacture of Play-Doh, a truly iconic American brand, back to Massachusetts. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, many U.S. businesses had begun to realize it was time to move some of their manufacturing out of China, and back home to North America. Multiple factors were involved, including increased labor costs for Chinese workers, political uncertainty, and an escalating U.S.-China China trade war.

6 River Systems named to RBR50 by Robotics Business Review

6 River Systems

6 River Systems was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 2015 by Jerome Dubois, Rylan Hamilton and Chris Cacioppo. 6 River Systems , the provider of the world’s first and only fully collaborative mobile robotics solution, has been named to the RBR50, the Robotics Business Review’s top 50 list of leading automation companies. The RBR50 is the annual list of the 50 most innovative and transformative robotics companies that have achieved commercial success in the past year.

This Week in Logistics News (May 16 – 22)

Logistics Viewpoints

On Monday, May 25, 2020, as the Massachusetts economy opens in its multi-phase plan, barber shops […]. This Monday is an important day. It is Memorial Day, a US federal holiday to honor and mourn the military personnel who have died while serving in the Armed Forces. But that is not the only important thing happening on Monday. It is also my birthday. And while this is exciting, there is still one more important thing happening.

FDA Warns of Significant Drug Shortages – What Gives?

NC State SCRC

In a recent NBC news broadcast a lead story addressed the drug shortage by referring to a meeting of the Emergency Preparedness Team held last week at Massachusetts General Hospital. In a recent report, the FDA has warned of significant drug shortages in the U.S. These shortages are affecting approximately 130 drugs that are commonly used in the treatment of medical conditions or used in surgical procedures.

Diversity Matters

JDA software

I’m partial to Boston as I lived many years in Massachusetts and spent a lot of time seeing the Red Sox and Boston Pops. Recently, I experienced a case where I became very aware of diversity and the importance of it, while helping my daughters research and apply to colleges. Sometimes, diversity ‘sneaks up’ on you and you don’t realize how important it is until you look back on your experiences and become more aware of it. This is one of those experiences.

The coronavirus supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

Professor Yossi Sheffi from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston advises firms to conduct scenario analysis to minimize the business risks. The media coverage of supply chain has increased exponentially as a result of the coronavirus epidemic in China, South Korea and Italy. All companies that produce and ship tangible goods are currently working hard to assess the impact of the outbreak on their own supply chains.

Types of Risks Impacting Supply Chains in 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

The 105-year-old, Massachusetts-based supplier Cutler-McDermott Co., Risks can be categorized into three broad areas such as natural catastrophes, man-made and economic. To look at what risks will affect the supply chain in 2018, Rob Savitsky of AIR Worldwide ( a member of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Supply Chain Exchange program), wrote a blog for MIT discussing three broad categories of supply chain risk. Natural Catastrophes.

Inventory Can Be Scary

ToolsGroup

Say it’s 10 degrees in Massachusetts in January and a celebrity is seen sporting the hottest blue puffer coat on Instagram that got 10,000 likes. “Your inventory problem is scary because you’re selling out before you can make new items to meet demand”. That’s what Robert Herjavec from the TV show Shark Tank said to an aspiring clothing retailer after their pitch in Season 8. Many retailers agree that inventory can be scary. Look at the recent performance of retailers J.

A shift in philosophy: basketball and your demand forecast

The Network Effect

In January 1971, Fordham University Rams played an NCAA basketball game against the then mighty University of Massachusetts Redmen team. The game was played in Amherst, at the legendary arena known as the Cage. UMass, at the time, was almost unbeatable and hadn’t lost a game at The Cage for almost 2 years. They were led by none other than the famous Julius Erving – Dr. J – who would go on to a Hall of Fame career in the NBA. On paper, Fordham had no chance.

Jerome Dubois of 6 River Systems named a 2019 supply chain Pro to Know

6 River Systems

6 River Systems was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 2015 by Jerome Dubois, Rylan Hamilton and Chris Cacioppo. 6 River Systems co-founder and co-CEO Jerome Dubois has been named a Pro to Know by Supply and Demand Chain Executive , the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation.

This Week in Logistics News (June 13 – 19)

Logistics Viewpoints

Massachusetts schools shuttered for two weeks in mid-March, which was then extended for another month, before finally being closed for the remainder […]. If this was a normal year, I would be writing that today is the last day of school for my kids (and my song of the week would clearly be School’s Out by Alice Cooper). However, this is not a normal year. In fact, I would refer to these days as strange days.

10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

From the above chart, you can see that Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Michigan State University are on the chart. Supply chain management books that are praised by supply chain executives, consultants and supply chain management professionals at all levels. Background In dynamic supply chain management environment, people have to make the quick and decisive actions against various issues. This can only be achieved by the knowledge and skills of the team.

ALS Sucks with Larry Cepuran

The Logistics of Logistics

Led by drug development experts and people with ALS, our Cambridge, Massachusetts based lab is funded by a global network of supporters unified to end ALS. ALS Sucks with Larry Cepuran.

Bristlecone Flash – September 2019

Bristlecone

Pulse attendees witnessed the supply chain of the future come alive on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. BRISTLECONE PULSE AT MIT 2019 – IT’S A WRAP! They gained insight from the industry’s brightest minds and were inspired by stories of digital transformation and lessons learned, as shared by top executives across various industries. They also enjoyed a VIP evening at Fenway Park, two book signings with MIT authors, and unique networking opportunities.

Globalization? Or Globaloney?

Supply Chain Insights

She has degrees in journalism and socialism (seriously) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from Boston University. I studied strategy and international management during my MBA program because I like to look forward. Back then I wasn’t as interested in the numbers of business, and I still owe my friend Kevin at least a portion of my degree for helping me get through statistics.

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The Supply Chain Can?t Stop: A story from the front lines at Ken?s Foods

Elementum

Ken’s Foods started out as a restaurant in Framingham, Massachusetts called Ken’s Steakhouse. It was Wednesday, March 11th and Ken’s Foods had a dilemma. They wanted their corporate teams to work from home but at least 60 individuals currently worked on desktop computers in the office, many had no access to personal computers, and a few of them didn’t even have Wi-Fi access in their homes.

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

Cerasis

Another opportunity to study logistics for free is Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Kelli Harris, a consultant and recent college graduate in Logistics Management. Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016.

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Chipotle: The Latest Example of Why Supply Chain Risk Management Matters

Talking Logistics

coli outbreaks that sickened 60 customers, along with norovirus incidents in California and Massachusetts that led to more sick customers and restaurant closings. Why is supply chain risk management important? Why should CEOs and CFOs care? Over the past two years, I’ve addressed those questions in various posts (see links below), but you have to look no further than Chipotle’s Q4 2015 financial results for the answers. Compared to Q4 2014: Revenue decreased 6.8% to $997.5