Crossroads 2016: New Ideas on Securing Food Supply Chains

Crossroads 2016: New Ideas on Securing Food Supply Chains

The global food industry is caught in a dilemma that many supply chain practitioners can relate to: how to improve the transparency of their supply chains at a time when risk mitigation resources are often inadequate. MIT CTL’s Crossroads 2016 conference, which will take place on March 23rd, 2016, at the MIT campus, Cambridge, MA,Read More

Reviving the Reshoring Debate

Reviving the Reshoring Debate

The controversy over reshoring has flared up again thanks largely to some research published by the managing consulting firm A. T. Kearney in December 2015. Reshoring refers to the practice of bringing manufacturing jobs that were previously off-shored to countries such as China back to the United States. Some people argue that this trend hasRead More

Supplier Ecosystems as a Source of Innovation

Supplier Ecosystems as a Source of Innovation

  The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasing the need to look beyond the enterprise’s four walls to keep pace with fast-changing markets. These challenges were discussed by senior supply chain executives from a wide range of industries at MIT CTL’s Supply Chain Innovation Roundtable, San Jose, CA, December 3rd, 2015. The event was hostedRead More