Wong Auditorium, Tang Center (Building E51)
Chairman & CEO
The Future of Logistics and Trade
UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis speaks with MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi in a candid and wide ranging conversation about logistics, global commerce, and other timely issues. As a member of the President’s Export Council, Mr. Davis is one of the nation’s leading advocates for free and open global trade. He will talk about the rise of emerging economies and the weak U.S. economic recovery. He’ll discuss the need for U.S. leadership in global trade and improved competitiveness, with more investment in transportation infrastructure. UPS is a sustainability leader with a rolling laboratory of alternative fuel vehicles, and Davis will discuss the company’s efforts to reduce consumption of fossil fuels and carbon footprint. He will speak with Dr. Sheffi from the perspective as a leader of one of the world’s largest logistics providers serving more than 220 countries.