Circular Supply Chains

The Circular Supply Chain Initiative in MIT’s Center for Transportation & Logistics envisions and explores how companies can leverage supply chain circularity to contribute to their sustainability goals, with a special focus on waste. We help identify and assess...

Electrification of the Supply Chain Revolutionize Southern California’s transport landscape with our groundbreaking electrification of the supply chain initiative. Unveiling a visionary approach to overcome the hurdle of limited electric vehicle (EV) range, our...

Supply Chain Management for Micro and Small Firms in Latin America

Full Book Chapter on Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Emerging MarketsBy J. C. Velázquez-Martínez, C. TayaksiDue to MSEs’ lack of productivity, only a fraction of them survive and thus contribute to Latin America’s economic growth. In this chapter,...

Driver Behavior Impact

Drivers play a leading role in the determination of fuel efficiency. Therefore this research aims to diagnose the key factors that influence the fuel consumption in heavy duty fleet. This project considers factors such as driver’s behavior, driving errors, driver’s...

Bikesharing (BSS) Model for Urban Design

This study presents a methodology to face the challenges that cities face in selecting sustainable and cost-effective transportation modes, helping planners make choices that can be expressed not only in monetary terms but also in environmental benefits associated with...

Optimal Fleet Composition

How do certain vehicles perform on given road & environmental conditions? Which vehicle characteristics have the biggest impact on CO2...

Topography Vehicle Routing

How to improve routing transportation decisions? What is the effect of topography in routing decisions? When solutions affected by topography affect distance-min route   Davydov D., Velázquez-Martínez, J.C., Fransoo, J.C. (2018). “The impact of Topography on...

Green Home Delivery Consolidation

Last-mile home delivery is the last segment of the delivery process, and within there are significant fulfillment constraints and an associated economic and environmental costs. The “Green Button” Project allows customers to make the eco-friendly choice of waiting a...

Decarbonizing the Air Transportation Sector

Decarbonizing the Air Transportation Sector: New greenhouse gas accounting and insetting guidelines for sustainable aviation fuel July 20, 2021 Smart Freight Centre and MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics launch new greenhouse gas accounting and insetting...