ZLC - MIT Gobal SCALE Network
Newsletter Issue #37, 2017

Automating Supply Chain Resilience Should Be High on Your Digital Agenda
Automating Supply Chain Resilience Should Be High on Your Digital Agenda

To benefit from advanced risk identification tools and keep pace with customer expectations, companies need a new approach to supply chain resilience.

Substantial investments in supply chain resilience have enabled companies to vastly improve their capacity for bouncing back after a disruption. But the digitization of supply chains is introducing new demands on company operations that require a different approach to building supply chain resilience.

Read More - MIT Sloan Management Review


Alumni Success Story

Óscar Rodríguez

Óscar Rodríguez, MDSC 2007

Graduated in 2007 from the Master in Logistics at ZLC, Óscar Rodríguez joined the Fortune 500 Engine Corporation Cummins in Belgium right after the completion of the program. Now he is well established in Spain where he assumes the role of Shopping Experience Manager at Amazon.

Read Interview - (Spanish version)


Highlights

  • ZLOG students participate in the Research Expo and Networking Night as part of the SCALE Connect at MIT. Picture
  • Çagri Gürbuz, ZLC Professor, conducts a session on Revenue Management and Segmentation for SCALE students at MIT. Picture
  • Maria Jesus Saenz, ZLC Director, participates in the ALICE Steering Group Meeting in Berlin. Picture

ZLC Calendar

  • Apr 7 - Executive Education "Leading your Value Chain Transformation" in collaboration with Accenture Strategy. Brochure
  • Feb 1 - MDSC Webinar. Register Here
  • Feb 8 - Session: Segmentation Strategies and Logistics 4.0. Barcelona, Spain. More info
  • Feb 9 - Especializa-T Fair. Santander, Spain. More info
  • Feb 15 - ZLOG Webinar. Register Here
  • Feb 22 - FIEP Fair. Bilbao, Spain. More info
  • Feb 25 - First ZLC Annual Alumni Reunion. Brussels, Belgium. Register Here
  • May 18-19 - ERS 2017 in collaboration with CSCMP and IE Business School. Barcelona, Spain. Submission deadline Feb 10 for abstracts and Feb 27 for full papers. Info
  • May 29-30 - Global Supply Chain Research Forum 2017. Zaragoza, Spain. More info
  • June 20-28 PhD Summer Academy. Zaragoza, Spain. More info

Media Mentions


Merits and Distinctions

  • ZLOG student Andrés Rosas and his Scales team members Overall winners of the 2017 MIT SCALE CHALLENGE. Picture
  • ZLOG Students Greivin Rodriguez and Josep Zambrano together with their Scale team members, winners of the Phoenix Team award of the 2017 MIT SCALE CHALLENGE. Picture
  • ZLOG student Ashish Thomas and his team winners of the 1st Prize APICS Innovation Competition. Picture
  • ZLOG student Shwethika Adusumalli and her team winners of the 2nd Prize APICS Innovation Competition. Picture
  • ZLOG student Arturo Rubén Sifuentes and his team winners of the 3rd Prize APICS Innovation Competition. Picture
  • ZLOG students Beverly Osborn, Greiving Rodriguez and Romina García winners of the best ZLOG poster award during the SCALE Connect at MIT. Picture

Publications


LEADING YOUR VALUE CHAIN TRANSFORMATION
LEADING YOUR VALUE CHAIN TRANSFORMATION

This program, based on a strategic partnership agreement between ZLC-MIT and Accenture, aims to train managers and executives in business strategy with focus on value chain transformation in a digitized network.

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