MIT creates global network for supply-chain research
The MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics announced the creation of an international alliance of leading research and education centers dedicated to supply-chain innovation and excellence.
The MIT Global SCALE Network initially has centers in Cambridge; Zaragoza, Spain; and Bogota, Colombia, the center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said.
Plans call for expansion into Asia and Africa.
The MIT Global SCALE Network - SCALE stands for Supply Chain And Logistics Excellence - will allow faculty, researchers, students, and affiliated countries to pool their expertise and to collaborate to create supply-chain and logistics innovations with global applications, the MIT center said.
(By Chris Reidy, Globe staff)