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Supply Chain Frontiers Issue #64
Aug 18, 2017
THE LEADING EDGE

A New Class of Education Makes the Grade

The MicroMasters supply chain management program created by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics has drawn more than 190,000 learners from across the globe. It would take roughly 350-580 years of teaching traditional MIT classes in supply chain management to teach a comparable number of students as were reached through the program.

A Blockchain Model for LCL Operations in China
The Malaysia Institute of Supply Chain Innovation is engaged on research to harness the power of blockchain technology to improve the efficiency of less-than-container-load supply chains in Chinese ports.

Compartmentalized Trucks Cut the Cost of Grocery Distribution
A research project at the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management has evaluated the pros and cons of trucks that carry multiple categories of grocery products in different temperature zones, to determine the cost-effectiveness of the distribution model.

Biomass Business Study Uses Logistics as a Measure of Commercial Success
The Zaragoza Logistics is one of the organizations involved in a 42-month research project backed by the European Commission, that is analyzing the potential of businesses that reuse agricultural waste in terms of their logistics performance. 
 
UPDATES

Inaugural MicroMasters Cohort Receives Certificates
NSCIIC Becomes China’s MicroMasters Exam Venue
Susana Val New Director of ZLC
Events Helps SCx Learners to Put Their Knowledge to Work
MISI Certification Workshop Coming in Oct/Nov

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Supply Chain Frontiers # 64 Presentations 2017
Supply Chain Frontiers # 64 Publications 2017

MIT SUPPLY CHAIN FRONTIERS Issue #64, Summer 2017

Editor: Ken Cottrill