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

MIT Supply Chain

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

MIT Supply Chain

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

MIT Supply Chain

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?

MIT Supply Chain

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

MIT Supply Chain

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.

Winter Weather Alert: First Nor’easter of 2021

GlobalTranz

Portions of southeastern Massachusetts and northern and southern Rhode Island are under a winter storm warning until 0100 (EST) Tuesday, February 2nd.

Cranberries: A Thanksgiving Tradition

Americold

Cranberries are primarily grown in northern regions such as Massachusetts, Wisconsin, New Jersey, and the Pacific Northwest, with Wisconsin producing more than half of the world’s total crop.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How Will Materials Science and Digital Disruption Reshape Supply Chains?

MIT Supply Chain

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.

Street-Level Views of Megacity Logistics

MIT Supply Chain

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.

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.

How Can a Transportation Management System (TMS) Promote Sustainability?

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

More individuals and businesses are recognizing the impacts of industrial practices, such as greenhouse gas emissions and waste.

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.

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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Vaccinating the Supply Chain 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. Vaccinating the Supply Chain with Andrew Kelley.

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.

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 […].

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.

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.

The 2020 Thanksgiving Logistics Shake-Up

Logistics Viewpoints

In Massachusetts, one of the biggest Thanksgiving traditions is high school football. However, football is one fall sport that has been put on hold in Massachusetts, so games will not be taking place.

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.

Medically Necessary: Johnson & Johnson pause will slightly slow down vaccine rollout

The Supply Chain Journal

This is an excerpt from the April 15, 2021 edition of Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here. What happened?

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.

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.

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.

Supply chains are key to corporate social value

Proxima

However, a 2020 report from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Centre for Transportation and Logistics, and Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), found that 35% of businesses still do not have any sustainability targets within the supply chain.

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.

Flood threat lingers for truckers in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

Totals of 5 to 10 inches could pile up from western Massachusetts to Vermont, New Hampshire and southern Maine. It’s been a wet week across much of the Deep South and parts of the Gulf Coast, with more rain to come. New Orleans had a daily record rainfall Tuesday of 3.71

Documenting the Response of State Procurement Officers to the COVID Crisis

NC State SCRC

A number of the larger states were hit hardest early in the pandemic, including California, New York, Massachusetts, Texas, and Washington; many of the Mid West states didn’t feel the full wrath of the virus until later.

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.

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.