The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) is a dynamic solutions-oriented environment where students, faculty, and industry leaders pool their knowledge and experience to advance supply chain education and research.
Part of the MIT School of Engineering, MIT CTL:
- Coordinates more than 100 supply chain research efforts across the MIT campus and around the world
- Educates students and corporate leaders in the essential principles of supply chain management
- Helps organizations increase productivity and decrease their economic and environmental impact
Launched in 1973, MIT CTL has changed the way the world works by innovating essential industries and services through supply chain management. Strategically positioned at the crossroads of technology and business, MIT CTL enables researchers to:
- Transform the way urban planners and officials think about transportation systems
- Set the foundation for current global practice in airline scheduling and flight operations
- Develop more carbon-efficient supply chains to help organizations reduce their environmental footprint
MIT–CTL Supply Chain Management Programs:
Master's programs leading to a Master of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management OR a Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management awarded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network
This center also offers:
Based in the MIT School of Engineering in Cambridge, USA, MIT CTL maintains extensive ties with other MIT schools. CTL founded the MIT SCALE global network of affiliated research centers in Asia, Europe, and South America to grow insight on global supply chains and to support and strengthen our efforts at developing and disseminating supply chain expertise around the world.
MIT CTL is distinguished by a strong focus on solving real-world problems, deep domain expertise across geographies, and the resources of a world-leading research institute. More than 75 faculty members from multiple disciplines and an international network of researchers and students collaborate with some 50 corporate partners on MIT CTL’s cutting-edge research portfolio.
CTL's active research lines and labs include:
Read more about CTL's research activities on the center's web site.
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MIT CTL's Supply Chain Exchange is an active community of companies that share a common goal of leveraging cutting-edge research into competitive advantage. Learn more about benefits to joining the Supply Change Exchange.
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