Logistics Emissions Move Into the Climate Spotlight

Logistics Emissions Move Into the Climate Spotlight

Transportation is the second biggest global emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG), yet the logistics sector is often left out of the climate conversation. The 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23), a major annual forum for climate policy dialogue, recently moved transportation into the spotlight, paving the way for more proactive emissions reductions measures. Suzanne Greene, managerRead More

Logistics Emissions Move Into the Climate Spotlight

Logistics Emissions Move Into the Climate Spotlight

Transportation is the second biggest global emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG), yet the logistics sector is often left out of the climate conversation. The 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23), a major annual forum for climate policy dialogue, recently moved transportation into the spotlight, paving the way for more proactive emissions reductions measures. Suzanne Greene, managerRead More

A Framework for Driving Change in Urban Mobility

A Framework for Driving Change in Urban Mobility

Urban mobility architecture must undergo fundamental change in response to rapidly changing city landscapes. In our book Faster, Smarter, Greener – The Future of the Car and Urban Mobility (MIT Press, September 2017) * we proposed a framework for future passenger mobility which would be Connected, Heterogenous, Intelligent and Personalized (CHIP). Changes in mobility areRead More

Are You Keeping the Right Amount of Inventory?

Are You Keeping the Right Amount of Inventory?

Inventory management gets complicated when a company keeps numerous SKUs with unique product characteristics. This is especially true for medical device companies. The products they carry are of high value, and service level is critical since patients’ lives are involved. Consequently, companies in this market often rely on conservative inventory models that maintain excessive levelsRead More

Augment or Replace: How Will AI Impact the Workplace?

Augment or Replace: How Will AI Impact the Workplace?

A future where Artificial Intelligence (AI) renders humans largely redundant in the workplace is one view of AI’s societal impact. Another view is that although AI will redefine the concept of earning a living, the technology will liberate individuals from routine tasks and enable them to perform to much higher levels. Both views were discussedRead More