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Find the Weak Link in Your Supply Chain

A big challenge in today’s world of far-flung, complex supply chains is the limited understanding of the impact on your operations of unexpected disruption at one supplier’s site. To address this issue, my colleagues William Schmidt of Cornell, Yehua Wei of Duke, and I developed a method to help prioritize the financial or operational impact…

Ford 2015 Engineering Excellence Award

David Simchi-Levi, three of his PhD students and 5 colleagues from Ford, received the Ford 2015 Engineering Excellence Award for “Identifying Risks and Mitigating Disruptions in the Ford Supply Chain.” Research was done with former PhD students William Schmidt (now on the faculty at Cornell), Yehua Wei (now on the faculty at Duke) and current…

Manufacturing Innovation Consortium Launched and Honorary Board Member Announced

MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation launches Manufacturing Innovation Consortium The MIT Forum also announces Ravi Kumar, Executive Vice President of Infosys, as honorary board member of Technology Advisory Board The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation has announced that it has launched the Manufacturing Innovation Consortium, which will be directed by the Forum’s Technology…

MIT Forum News

Recent News MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation releases annual report on U.S. manufacturing Survey indicates 13.5 percent of manufacturers intend to move some manufacturing activities back to the U.S. December 11, 2014 Simchi-Levi and colleagues win INFORMS Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice Team awarded for utilizing Simchi-Levi’s Risk Exposure…

JULY 2012

Creation of MIT Forum’s Manufacturing Technology Advisory Board Announced Infosys becomes MIT Forum Strategic Member and joins the Technology Advisory Board. See Press Release.

May 2012

Prof. David Simchi-Levi presented at The Future of Manufacturing in the U.S., 2012 MIT Leaders for Global Operations Conference (co-hosted by MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation), May 8-9, 2012

APRIL 2012

Prof. David Simchi-Levi webcast Operations Rules for Driving Business Value & Growth Part 2 : Supply Chain Segmentation for Improved Profitability

FEBRUARY 2012

Prof. David Simchi-Levi presented at The Future of Manufacturing in the U.S., 2012 MIT Leaders for Global Operations Conference (co-hosted by MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation), May 8-9, 2012

DECEMBER 2011

Read Prof. David Simchi-Levi’s blog in Sloan Management Review

NOVEMBER 2011

Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Trends Wednesday, November 9

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