Supply Chain & Logistics

The focus of this track is the design, planning, and operation of supply chains. This involves the orchestration of the production of raw materials, the manufacturing of components, the assembly and packaging of final products, and the transportation, distribution and retail of these products, as well as their after-sales maintenance, repair and end-of-life disposal and reuse. You will learn how to manage and coordinate the underlying flows of physical goods, information, and money, and the enabling technologies that support these flows through the supply chain. Topics covered in various courses include facility location, production planning and scheduling, inventory management and warehousing, transportation and vehicle routing, retail operation, supplier selection and contract design, and revenue management and pricing, among many others.

For more information regarding the Supply Chain & Logistics focus track, please contact Shrutivandana Sharma and Yiwei Chen.

40.220 The Analytics Edge

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40.260 Supply Chain Management

Introduces concepts of supply chain design and operation. Topics include demand estimation, location and capacity planning, process analysis, inventory management, revenue management, supply chain procurement and coordination, and emerging topics in supply chains. A major aspect of the class is...

45.240 Trade Finance

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45.242 Shipping Business

This course helps students to identify the elements common to all sectors of Shipping. In particular, students will see the interaction between the various players involved in the shipment process. This course will help students to appreciate and apply their...

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