MIT-SCALE brings students, researchers, and companies together to solve supply chain problems

Supply Chain Education and Research on a Global Scale

The MIT Global SCALE Network is an international alliance of leading research and education centers dedicated to supply chain and logistics excellence through innovation.
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The Global SCALE Network allows faculty, researchers, students, and partner companies from our six Centers of Excellence enters to pool their expertise and collaborate on research projects that will create supply chain and logistics innovations with global, real-world applications, and help companies worldwide to compete in an increasingly complex business environment. 

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With six learning hubs on four continents teaching a common MIT SCALE supply chain management master's curriculum, our global network unites bold thinkers from industry and academia to pool their knowledge and learn from one another. Immersed in this rich environment, our students graduate as thought leaders ready to engage in an international, highly competitive marketplace.

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Our international alliance of centers is uniquely positioned to deliver the knowledge companies need to transform their supply chains from business function to competitive advantage. Organizations that partner with us gain access to unrivaled expertise, world-leading research, and a singular forum for knowledge exchange, while our centers and students benefit from rich industry engagement.

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The master's program applications are open!

You can still apply for Class of 2021 Residential or Blended programs!

Latest Updates


Industry 4.0: Toward the Business Intelligence & Digital Transformation




Discover the fundamentals of the 4th industrial revolution with Dr. Yasel Costa in this free webinar.


Food Supply Chains and Safety: Impact of COVID-19 & Aftermath




Free webinar: How can we optimize Food Supply Chains and Safety for a better future? How can we best prepare for a possible second wave of the coronavirus, or another major disaster? Speakers: Jack Bobo (CEO, Futurity); Dr Rachel Reckinger - Food Sociologist, University of Luxembourg. 


Coronavirus and Impacts on Supply Chains

MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi, Director of MIT Center for Transportation talked with Dr. Alexis Bateman on March 5, 2020 about global supply chain impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Watch the recording...


SCALE Network Events and COVID-19 Virus

Due to global concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus disease, some SCALE Network centers are canceling or virtualizing large events scheduled for the spring of 2020. See affected events...


13th Annual ZLC Summer Academy for PhD Students

Zaragoza, Spain

ZLC's PhD Summer Academy brings PhD students together for an intense 2-week period of learning and discussion among outstanding scholars in the area of logistics and supply chain management. Meet and exchange ideas on the fundamental concepts and recent trends in supply chain management with doctoral students from institutions around the world.

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MIT SCALE Network COVID-19 Information

As response to COVID-19 pandemic situation continues to evolve globally, our MIT SCALE Centers are prioritizing the health and safety of the students, researchers, and others in our communities.