Albert Tan, CFPIM, Ph.D. | MIT Global SCALE Network

Albert Tan, CFPIM, Ph.D.

TanResearch Associate, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

Director, Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (Part-Time), MISI

Research Areas:

  • Reverse Logistics
  • 3PL Development
  • E-commerce Operations and System Dynamics Modeling

Selected Publications:

  • Tan and Sumit, (2015) “Order fulfillment process for a large online retail in Singapore”, Int. J. Automation and Logistics, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 400–418.
  • Tan, Zhao Yifei, Dali Zhang and Olli-Pekka Hilmola , (2014),"State of third party logistics providers in China", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 114 No. 9 pp. 1322 – 1343.
  • Tan and Kumar, (2006) “A Decision-Making Model for Reverse Logistics in the Computer Industry”, International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 331-354.


  • System Dynamics
  • Supply Chain Process Reengineering
  • Warehouse Designs

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