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Monday, March 20, 2017
Designing supply routes is a challenge for any large retailer, particularly under conditions of rapid growth.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
The MIT Global SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) Network has launched the MIT-Zaragoza-Ningbo Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, or 3C Master’s Program, that gives students a unique opportunity to complete their studies in three continents: Asia, Europe, and North America.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Registration is open for the new Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management offered by the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with merit-based scholarships introduced for the inaugural cohort of students starting with the winter semester 2017-2018.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Retailers often face demand uncertainty due to seasonality and variable consumer shopping behavior, so supply chain robustness is critical to ensure sufficient product availability.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Prof. Benny Mantin has been appointed Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL), founded in December 2015 to establish Luxembourg as a world-class research and teaching hub in the field.
Monday, December 05, 2016
Companies can calculate the overall carbon footprint of a logistics operation using readily available estimation tools. However, to implement meaningful management decisions about cutting CO2 emissions, a more detailed analysis is necessary.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
As part of its efforts to cut costs, a leading pharmaceutical company set itself an annual goal to reduce working-in-progress (WIP) inventory.
Friday, November 04, 2016
Successful innovation projects include team members who can collaborate across multiple functional areas. How is your supply chain team performing?
Friday, October 14, 2016
The World Health Organization estimates that nearly half of the world’s population is at risk for malaria, a life-threatening, but ultimately curable and preventable disease spread by mosquitos.
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Companies commonly use inventory management policies that employ standard formulas for specific demand distributions and remain unchanged for several years.