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Supply Chain Frontiers Issue #60
Mar 16, 2016
THE LEADING EDGE

SCALE Network Expands With Centers in Luxembourg and China
Two new centers in Luxembourg and China extend the SCALE Network’s global reach and its value as a resource for companies worldwide.

Stock Markets Have Followed Oil Prices Off a Cliff. What’s Going On?
Yossi Sheffi, Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, explains why stock markets and oil prices went into rapid decline at the start of 2016, and the implications for the economic outlook this year.

Optimizing Omni-channel: Helping Retailers to Choose a Fulfillment Model
Researchers at the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation have identified the best fulfillment options for a pharmaceutical retailer that is migrating to an omni-channel business model.

Delivering Safer Mail Systems
The Zaragoza Logistics Center is one of the organizations participating in SAFEPOST, a European project to identify and mitigate threats to national postal systems as well as private package delivery services.

Risk Management in Value Networks: A Case Study in Colombia
A risk management model developed by the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation is helping two companies to quantitatively evaluate supply chain risks and develop more effective management strategies.

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MIT SUPPLY CHAIN FRONTIERS Issue #60, Winter 2016
Editor: Ken Cottrill