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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There's never been a better time to work in Supply Chain Management. Talent is in high demand, and the vital technical and intrapersonal skills needed to be successful continue to evolve. We welcome you to apply your experience and talents to this vital mission.

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2024 MIT Supply Chain Excellence Awards Given to 35 Graduating Students

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Thirty-five exceptional graduates from top undergraduate supply chain management and engineering programs across the United States have been awarded tuition fellowships and conditional acceptance to the MIT Supply Chain Management Master’s Program.


2024 SCM Capstone Symposium

Royal Sonesta, Cambridge, 40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142, United States


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SCM Research Symposium provides a unique overview of supply chain research projects conducted by MIT SCM graduate students working in partnership with project-sponsor companies. Research Symposium showcases students’ future-forward research on a range of supply chain and operations areas including Sustainability, Inventory Management, Transportation, Data Analytics, Risk Management, Supply Chain Strategy, and many more.

The MIT Supply Chain Management department will be hosting a reception upon the conclusion of the Symposium, providing students, guests, and representatives


Crossroads 2024: How Will AI Impact Our Jobs and Work?

MIT Wong Auditorium, 2 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142


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Discover how emerging innovations intersect with supply chain management. Since 2014, Crossroads has been offering a unique learning opportunity for participants by connecting experts from MIT, the world’s foremost center for technological innovation, with the foremost business & management industry leaders, and researchers from the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, the global leader in supply chain education and research.

Crossroads 2024 speakers will include:

  • Dr. Ben Armstrong, Executive Director, Industrial Performance Center, and Co-Lead, Work of the Future


2023-24 POMS and MIT–SCALE Latin America & Caribbean Conference


Cartagena de Indias, Colombia


POMS Chapter for the Caribbean and Latin America + MIT–SCALE Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean = one major conference for the region

We are excited to announce that the MIT–SCALE Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will merge with the 2023 POMS LAC Conference! The event will be hosted by a consortium consisting of LOGYCA, Universidad Tecnologica de Bolivar, and Universidad del Norte on March 16–19, 2024. It will be a hybrid virtual/in-person event. Join us in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, or from anywhere in the world! Review presentations from top academics and


Crossroads 2024


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