Archived SCM News

MIT CTL Launches Global SCALE Network

Network of Supply Chain Centers spans North America, Latin America & Europe

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 27, 2008 – Today the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation and Logistics (MIT-CTL) announced the creation of the MIT Global SCALE Network, an international alliance of leading research and education centers dedicated to the development of supply chain and logistics excellence through innovation.

Top Companies Partner with SCM Students for Research

A record number of companies are lining up to work with SCM students at MIT on a variety of supply chain research projects.  This year, 18 companies, including industry leaders like CVS, General Mills, Procter & Gamble, Pfizer and more, are partnering with SCM students for research in areas such as supply chain risk, global S&OP, and transportation management, just to name a few.

SCM Students Debut Research to Corporate Partners

In late May, students in the SCM Class of 2007 presented their final thesis projects to an audience of more than 70 SCM alumni, CTL corporate partners, and fellow 2007 classmates as part of SCM Research Fest 2007.  The day-and-a-half-long event featured 22 presentations from all of this year’s SCM graduates on topics ranging from S&OP processes to Promotion Planning to Fleet Scheduling to Product Segmentation & Portfolio Management.