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MAY 19

SCM Research Fest 2016. The MIT SCM Class of 2016 presents the final results of their master's thesis projects to their sponsor companies. Learn more.

MAY 20

SCALE Alumni ReConnect 2016. The annual MIT SCALE ReConnect welcomes SCALE alumni back to campus to network with each other. Learn more.

MAY 23-24

Global Supply Chain Research Forum 2016. ZLC is organizing the 2nd annual event where final research projects will be presented Learn more.

News

While Amazon.com Inc., A.P. Moller Maersk A/S and other big shippers look to the skies to speed up deliveries with drones, a group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists are setting their sights far lower: Underground. Researchers at the new MIT Institute for Data, Systems and... Read more
High-­tech logistics systems have quickened the delivery of goods from manufacturing hubs to big­-city markets in recent years. But speeding up the so­ called last mile, from a local distribution center to a retailer or a customer’s home, has remained a challenge, especially in crowded urban... Read more
What do Class 8 trucks and cell phones have in common? Their end-of-life (EOL) strategies are shaped in large part by each product’s characteristics as well as current market conditions. These factors have long been part of the reverse channel, but how relevant are they in the booming market for... Read more