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eXplore Conference: Navigating the green supply chain
Event date: Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Hour:  9:30 17:00
Place:  Chambre des métiers du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Speaker: Josué Velázquez Martínez, MIT, Anne Lange & Nils Löhndorf, LCL

  News & Events

The LCL presenting at the “Logistics Autumn Conference on Digital Transformation”
Event date: Friday, 02 December 2016
Hour:  15:30 20:00
Place:  Chambre de Commerce de Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Steffen Klosterhalfen / Prof. Benny Mantin
Logistics autumn conference report
Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Digital transformation as highlight of this well-attended supply chain conference.
Benny Mantin appointed Director of the LCL
Benny Mantin
Published on Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Prof. Benny Mantin has been appointed Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL), founded in December 2015 to establish Luxembourg as a world-class research a...
MIT Global SCALE Network Student Webinar
Event date: Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Hour:  18:00 19:00
Speaker: Current students from all four current MIT SCALE centres
New Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Published on Thursday, 16 February 2017
Registration is open for the new Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management offered by the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with...
eXplore conference: "The future Supply Chain Management"
Event date: Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Hour:  9:00 17:30
Place:  Chambre des métiers du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Speaker: Prof. Yossi Sheffi
LCL eXplores the future of supply chain management
Published on Friday, 03 March 2017
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) hosted its first annual eXplore Conference on 1 March – a meeting place for practitioners, researchers and policy makers to dis...
Alternative concepts for City Airports Industry Seminar
Event date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences Room BSC-E00-001
Alexander Hübner joins LCL as associate professor
Published on Friday, 14 April 2017
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management is growing its team with the addition of Alexander Hübner as an associate professor.
Payload-based fleet optimization for rail cars
rail cars
Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Rail car fleets are significant investments in the chemical industry. Therefore, chemical companies constantly try to optimize the fleets as part of major working capital optimization initiatives.
Successful Supply Chain Day for the LCL
Published on Tuesday, 02 May 2017
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) on 27 April joined the international Supply Chain Day, an initiative hosted across Europe and overseas in cooperation with the...
MIT master’s programme in supply chain management ranked No. 1
Published on Thursday, 04 May 2017
The programme earns top accolade for a second time from global ratings agency Eduniversal.
Research Economic Seminar: Inventory Decisions in the Presence of Strategic Customers: Theory and Behavioral Evidence
Event date: Thursday, 04 May 2017
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  CREA, 162, avenue de la Faïencerie L-1511 Luxembourg, Building Bâtiment des Sciences Room BS 001
Speaker: Benny Mantin, LCL, Université du Luxembourg
Cluster for Logistics Spring Conference
Event date: Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Hour:  9:30 14:00
Place:  Chamber of Commerce
Digital supply chain roundtable series: Blockchains roundtable
Event date: Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Hour:  16:00 18:30
LCL taking Luxembourg business players to the forefront of blockchain
Published on Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Cargolux hosted the first session of the Digital Supply Chain Roundtable Series organised by the LCL on 14 June, with a panel of corporate and government representatives learning about and exchangi...
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MIT Scale
Published on Thursday, 22 June 2017
An official LinkedIn page has just been created where you can meet with MIT standards supply chain professionals.
Transport optimisation for the distribution of grocery products
Published on Thursday, 29 June 2017
An efficient distribution system is essential for every grocery retailer as it amounts to around 20% of total logistics costs. Optimization of the delivery process is therefore a central problem fo...
Integrating replenishment into shelf planning maximizes retail profits
Published on Tuesday, 01 August 2017
A model maximizes retail profits while considering costs for direct and backroom replenishment, cost for inventory, limited showroom and backroom space as well as space-elastic demand.

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The LCL has welcomed its 16 first master students!
Published on Friday, 15 September 2017
High-profile students have been recruited for the inaugural cohort of the Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, with backgrounds in international business and economics, urban affairs, b...
Artificial intelligence - The rise of the machines (and the regulator?)
Event date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences Room BSC-E00-001
Speaker: Benny Mantin, LCL, University of Luxembourg
From bricks-and-mortar to bricks-and-clicks...
Published on Monday, 02 October 2017
... and how logistics networks in omni-Channel grocery retailing work. The qualitative analysis of different design options can serve as decision support for retailers developing logistics networks...
The LCL’s human intelligence discusses artificial intelligence
Published on Tuesday, 03 October 2017
The second session of the Digital Supply Chain Roundtable Series, on the topic “Artificial intelligence: The rise of the machines (and the regulator)”, was held at the Luxembourg Centre for Logisti...
POST Luxembourg presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Event date: Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences Room BSC-E00-001
Speaker: Achim Taylor, Director Logistics, POST Luxembourg
Theory meets practice – LSCM students at Fanuc Europe 
Published on Monday, 09 October 2017
On Friday, September 22nd, Andrea Scammacca, Head of European Supply Chain and his team at FANUC Europe have opened their doors to the University of Luxembourg. 
Opening: full professor in logistics & supply chain management
Published on Monday, 16 October 2017
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg invites applications for 1 Full Professor Position in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Luxembourg Centre for Lo...
Supply Chain Financial Analysis workshop
Event date: Thursday, 09 November 2017
Hour:  9:00 10-11 | 15:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus
Speaker: James B. Rice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Prof. Benny Mantin, University of Luxembourg
LCL launches executive workshops
Published on Monday, 13 November 2017
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) launched its executive education programme with a two-day workshop on Supply Chain Financial Analysis.
AMAZON presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Event date: Monday, 13 November 2017
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences Room BSC-E00-001
Speaker: Gilad Solnik M.Sc., CPP, PSP, CFE, Director Security & Loss Prevention, EMEA Global Security, Amazon
Lift-off for air transportation research project
Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017
Visiting PhD candidate Chiara Morlotti recently concluded a six-month stay at the LCL researching price volatility in the air transportation sector.
Luxembourg logistics: embracing the data-driven revolution
Published on Monday, 20 November 2017
The LCL contributed to the Logistics dossier of the new Luxinnovation magazine ''Happen 2017''.
Same-day delivery and its impact on supply chains
Goodyear logo
Event date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Hour:  16:00 19:00
Place:  Goodyear facility
Speaker: Alexander Hübner, LCL, University of Luxembourg
DELPHI presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Event date: Friday, 01 December 2017
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment central Room BC – E02 – 2.08
Speaker: Sidney Johnson, Senior Vice President Supply Chain Management, DELPHI
Same day delivery? Maybe tomorrow
Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2017
As part of its Digital Supply Chain Roundtable Series, the LCL was welcomed by Goodyear in Colmar Berg at the end of November to discuss the impact of same day delivery services on supply chain pro...
CARGOLUX presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Cargolux logo
Event date: Wednesday, 06 December 2017
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences Room BSC-E00-001
Speaker: Thomas Klein, Vice President Business Intelligence & Corporate Controlling, CARGOLUX
Dual-sourcing strategies for carbon efficient supply chains
Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017
Melvin Drent joined the Luxembourg Center for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) as a full-time PhD student in November 2017.
The LCL launches its LinkedIn page
LinkedIn logo
Published on Thursday, 11 January 2018
Join the LCL supply chain community!
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MIT SCALE webinar announcement
Published on Thursday, 11 January 2018
Live Webinar for master programme applicants: January 18 at 16:30 (Luxembourg time).
Supply chain management 4.0 workshop
Event date: Monday, 15 January 2018
Hour:  9:00 16-01 | 15:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus
Speaker: Kai Hoberg (Kühne Logistics University) & Benny Mantin (University of Luxembourg)
How Industry 4.0 makes supply chain more efficient
Published on Thursday, 18 January 2018
The LCL focused on “Supply chain management 4.0” in its executive education workshop on 15 and 16 January.
Opening: Associate Professors in Supply Chain Management and Logistics
collaboration icon
Published on Friday, 19 January 2018
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg invites applications for 2 Associate Professors (tenure-track) in Supply Chain Management and Logistics at the Luxembourg C...
How consumers behave in e-commerce environment?
Published on Friday, 19 January 2018
Jian Liu joined the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) as visiting scholar last November for a 3-month stay to work on this project: “Supply chain channel selection a...
Registration open: LCL eXplore Conference 2018
Published on Monday, 22 January 2018
Navigating the future of supply chains. 1st March 2018.
LSCM students embark on MIT conference stay
Published on Thursday, 25 January 2018
Students from the Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) embarked on a three-week conference stay at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, in January to present thei...
If it's January, it must be Cambridge
Published on Monday, 05 February 2018
The Supply Chain Management Review put the LCL master students in the spotlight. Bob Trebilcock, Editorial Director, reports on the annual MIT SCALE master student conference time called Independen...
The 2018 MIT SCALE Connect Conference experience
Published on Thursday, 15 February 2018
Three exciting weeks on the Supply Chain Conference at the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Flight wars 2.0
Published on Thursday, 15 February 2018
Despite the increased liberalisation of the skies, many in the aviation industry still argue the lack of a level playing field.
Logistics.public.lu: new portal for logistics and international trade
Published on Friday, 16 February 2018
The Luxembourg government has launched a new information website for companies in the logistics and international trade sector which aims to centralise in one single location, information on the cu...
Green supply chains in focus
Published on Thursday, 22 February 2018
Weichun Chen, a Ph.D. student from College of Management and Economics, Tianjin University, China, who won the first prize of the China’s National Postgraduate Mathematical Contest in Modelling in...
Partnership with ACL to offer mobility management training
Mobility management training with the University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 01 March 2018
The University of Luxembourg and the Automobile Club du Luxembourg (ACL) have joined forces to offer a three-day course in mobility management for companies based in Luxembourg. This pilot project...
eXplore Conference: Navigating the future of supply chains
Event date: Thursday, 01 March 2018
Hour:  10:00 16:30
Place:  Chambre des métiers du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Speaker: Chris Caplice, MIT CTL, Joachim Arts, LCL
GOOGLE CLOUD presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Event date: Friday, 02 March 2018
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: Javier Tordable, Technical Director, Office of the CTO at Google Cloud
NS, Dutch Railways, presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Event date: Wednesday, 07 March 2018
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: Bob Huisman, Manager Maintenance Research & Development at NS
The future is now for supply chain innovation
Benny Mantin & Guest Speaker
Published on Thursday, 08 March 2018
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management hosted its second annual eXplore conference on 1 March featuring high-profile speakers from industry and academia giving insights int...
LCL joins state visit in France
Published on Tuesday, 13 March 2018
The LCL has been invited to join the state visit and trade mission in Paris on 19 March.
FERRERO presenting at LCL Industry Seminar series
Event date: Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: Sara Salvatore, Sustainability Manager & Michele Pisetta, Sustainable Project Developer at Ferrero
Flying the flag for logistics during official state visit
Published on Friday, 23 March 2018
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) took part in the Grand Duchy’s official state visit to France in March.
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL CO presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Event date: Wednesday, 28 March 2018
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: Dante Comotti, Global Supply & Demand Manager at ExxonMobil Chemical Co
LSCM students on the field at CFL Multimodal
Published on Thursday, 29 March 2018
On Friday, 23 March, Barbara Chevalier in charge of strategy and business development at CFL Multimodal and her team have opened their doors to the University of Luxembourg.
KPMG presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Event date: Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences Room BSC-E00-001
Speaker: Arnaud Hemricourt, Manager, Supply Chain & Operations & Cécile Bonnomet, Campus & Branding Officer
Design of multi-component periodic maintenance programmes...
Published on Thursday, 26 April 2018
The manuscript of Prof. Joachim Arts and Prof. Rob Basten, has been accepted and posted in IISE Transactions.
When going green is not black and white
Published on Monday, 07 May 2018
In a new book, MIT professor Yossi Sheffi examines the trade-offs companies face when grappling with sustainability issues.
Spare Parts or Buffer? ....
Published on Monday, 14 May 2018
....How to design a flow line with unreliable machines
Amazon presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Event date: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment central Room BC – E02 – 2.08
Speaker: Foucauld Dufour, European Lead Recruiter Supply Chain and Transportation/Logistic, Amazon UK
Revenue management applications in service industries in focus
Published on Friday, 18 May 2018
Nicole Perez Becker joined the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) as a full-time PhD student in February 2018.
Nils Löhndorf joins LCL as associate professor
Published on Monday, 28 May 2018
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management is growing its team with the addition of Nils Löhndorf as an associate professor.
How do delivery variety decisions contribute to sales?
Event date: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Hour:  15:00 16:30
Place:  BC 1.15
Speaker: Prof. Martin Dresner, University of Maryland
The rise of AI: Preparing for the change
Event date: Tuesday, 05 June 2018
Hour:  13:00 19:00
Place:  BGL BNP Paribas (Kirchberg Headquarters)
Speaker: Prof. Benny Mantin, University of Luxembourg, BGL BNP Paribas, SAS, CSSF, Amazon Webservices, Inbox, Faction XYZ
Spare part control and repair optimisation saves costs
Published on Thursday, 07 June 2018
LCL PhD student Melvin Drent represented the Luxembourg centre in Houston.
Digitalisation in supply chain management workshop
Event date: Thursday, 07 June 2018
Hour:  9:00 08-06 | 15:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus
Speaker: David Gonzalves, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, Sergei Tikhomirov & Joachim Arts, University of Luxembourg
Opening: Doctoral candidate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Published on Monday, 11 June 2018
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for a Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (M/F).
LCL shares its expertise on artificial intelligence in supply chains
Published on Tuesday, 12 June 2018
The fifth Analytics Summit hosted by SAS and BGL Paribas took place in Luxembourg on 05 June 2018 featuring the LCL director, Benny Mantin, as one of the keynote speakers.
Lunchseminar in Economics: An Analytical and Empirical Look at Hotel Standby Upgrades
Event date: Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  CREA, 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie L-1511 Luxembourg, Bâtiment des Sciences Room BS 104
Speaker: By Mark Ferguson, Darla Moore School of Business, USA
The LCL presented at Gdansk Entrepreneurship Incubator
Published on Monday, 25 June 2018
European logistics and intermodality identified as key factors
LCL Research fest
Event date: Thursday, 28 June 2018
Hour:  13:30 19:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus, Central Building (1st floor)
Speaker: Prof. Benny Mantin, University of Luxembourg
Inaugural LCL Master cohort celebrates successful year
Published on Friday, 29 June 2018
Students from the Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management celebrated the successful completion of their studies on 28 June, presenting their research to their professors, peers and LCL indu...
MIT supply chain management programme ranked no. 1 in the world
Published on Wednesday, 04 July 2018
The Master’s Programme of MIT Global SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) Network has been ranked as the world's No. 1 graduate business programme in supply chain and logistics by Eduniver...
Melvin Drent receives AFR individual PhD grant
Published on Tuesday, 31 July 2018
“Dual-Sourcing Strategies that Create Carbon Efficient Supply Chains”
Top-tier publication in supply chain management
Published on Thursday, 06 September 2018
A paper on strategic consumers and their impact on the inventory management of companies, co-authored by Prof. Benny Mantin, is set to appear in the top-tier journal Productions and Operations Mana...
LCL team further strengthened with new associate professor
Published on Tuesday, 11 September 2018
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) added another member to its team with the appointment of Associate Professor Anne Lange in September.
What about maintenance location?
Published on Thursday, 20 September 2018
Deciding the locations of facilities for a business is a difficult strategic decision.
LCL announces launch of 2018-2019 executive education
Published on Friday, 21 September 2018
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) is launching its executive education activities for the 2018-2019 academic year with a financial analysis workshop in November.
Welcome to the second cohort of LSCM master students
Published on Friday, 21 September 2018
High-profile students have been recruited for the second cohort of the Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, with backgrounds in international business and economics, procurement managem...
Best thesis award winner is Melvin Drent
Published on Monday, 08 October 2018
“Stocking and Expediting in Two-Echelon Spare Parts Inventory Systems under System Availability Constraints”
Pricing, revenue management, and the behavioral factor
Event date: Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  Limperetsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences BSC E00 003
Speaker: Benny Mantin
Supply chain financial analysis, executive education
Event date: Thursday, 08 November 2018
Hour:  8:30 09-11 | 16:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campug
Speaker: James B. Rice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Prof. Anne Lange, University of Luxembourg
Supply chain finance for executives
Published on Monday, 12 November 2018
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) offered an executive education programme dedicated to Supply Chain Financial Analysis.
Open position: Ass. Professor in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Published on Friday, 16 November 2018
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg invites applications:
3-D printing: Just an additional manufacturing method or a supply chain disruptor?
Event date: Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Room BSC-E00-001 Limpertsberg Campus
Speaker: Rob Basten, University of Technology, Eindhoven, Joachim Arts, University of Luxembourg
Revenue management in air cargo industry research project
Published on Monday, 03 December 2018
You Wu joined the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) as a full-time PhD student in November 2018.
Optimal stock replenishment via flexible contracts with spot market
Event date: Wednesday, 05 December 2018
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences BSC001
Speaker: Mustafa Çagri Gürbüz, Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
The LCL presented at conference on sustainability
Published on Friday, 07 December 2018
2nd International Conference on Sustainability, Human Geography and Environment 2018 (ICSHGE18)
Discover supply chain trends during eXplore Week 2019
Published on Tuesday, 11 December 2018
The third annual eXplore Conference and an executive workshop on the “Top 3 supply chain trends in 2019” will take place from 12 to 15 March 2019, hosted by the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and...
Modeling real-world urban logistics systems – using data and models to master the last mile
Event date: Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Hour:  15:30 17:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus
Speaker: Matthias Winkenbach, Director of the MIT Megacity Logistics Lab
eXplore Conference: Navigating the green supply chain
Event date: Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Hour:  9:30 17:00
Place:  Chambre des métiers du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Speaker: Josué Velázquez Martínez, MIT, Anne Lange & Nils Löhndorf, LCL
"Top 3 supply chain trends in 2019" workshop
Event date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Hour:  9:00 15-03 | 16:30
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus
Speaker: Josue Velazquez Martinez, Frank Bolten, Nils Löhndorf
Open Day at the University of Luxembourg
Open Day visitors
Event date: Saturday, 23 March 2019
Hour:  9:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus Maison du Savoir, "Auditoires" entrance