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eXplore Conference: Navigating the future of supply chains
Event date: Thursday March 01 2018
Hour:  10:00 16:30
Place:  Chambre des métiers du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Speaker: Chris Caplice, MIT CTL, Joachim Arts, LCL

  News & Events

University hosts first Centre for Logistics event
Published on Wednesday June 15 2016
A networking event hosted by University of Luxembourg President Prof. Rainer Klump introduced the new research area of supply chain management to a group of industry experts and highlighted the imp...
MIT Supply Chain Network: "Ask an Expert Webinar" (October 27, 2016)
MIT Supply Chain Network: "Ask an Expert Webinar" (October 27, 2016)
Published on Thursday October 20 2016
The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management invites its prospective students to an informative webinar.
"Ask an Expert Webinar" - Summary
Published on Friday November 04 2016
MIT SCALE network organised a well-attended webinar on Oct. 27.
The LCL presenting at the “Logistics Autumn Conference on Digital Transformation”
Event date: Friday December 02 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 December 07 2016
Digital transformation as highlight of this well-attended supply chain conference.
Benny Mantin appointed Director of the LCL
Benny Mantin
Published on Tuesday January 10 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 January 10 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 February 16 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 March 01 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 March 03 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...
Open day
Event date: Saturday April 01 2017
Hour:  9:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval, Maison du Savoir
Alternative concepts for City Airports Industry Seminar
Event date: Thursday April 13 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 April 14 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 April 25 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 May 02 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 May 04 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 May 04 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 May 30 2017
Hour:  9:30 14:00
Place:  Chamber of Commerce
Digital supply chain roundtable series: Blockchains roundtable
Event date: Wednesday June 14 2017
Hour:  16:00 18:30
LCL taking Luxembourg business players to the forefront of blockchain
Published on Wednesday June 21 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 June 22 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 June 29 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 August 01 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 September 15 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 September 27 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 October 02 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 October 03 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 October 04 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 October 09 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 October 16 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 November 09 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 November 13 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 November 13 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 November 16 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 November 20 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 November 29 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 December 01 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 December 05 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 December 06 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 December 07 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 January 11 2018
Join the LCL supply chain community!
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MIT SCALE webinar announcement
Published on Thursday January 11 2018
Live Webinar for master programme applicants: January 18 at 16:30 (Luxembourg time).
Supply chain management 4.0 workshop
Event date: Monday January 15 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 January 18 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
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Published on Friday January 19 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 January 19 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 January 22 2018
Navigating the future of supply chains. 1st March 2018.
LSCM students embark on MIT conference stay
Published on Thursday January 25 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 February 05 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 February 15 2018
Three exciting weeks on the Supply Chain Conference at the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Flight wars 2.0
Published on Thursday February 15 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 February 16 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 February 22 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...
eXplore Conference: Navigating the future of supply chains
Event date: Thursday March 01 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 March 02 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 March 07 2018
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: Bob Huisman, Manager Maintenance Research & Development at NS
FERRERO presenting at LCL Industry Seminar series
Event date: Wednesday March 14 2018
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: Sara Salvatore, Sustainability Manager & Michele Pisetta, Sustainable Project Developer at Ferrero
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL CO presenting at LCL Industry Seminar Series
Event date: Wednesday March 28 2018
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: Dante Comotti, Global Supply & Demand Manager at ExxonMobil Chemical Co
3D printing: Just and additional manufacturing method or a supply chain disruptor?
Event date: Wednesday April 25 2018
Hour:  16:00 18:30
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: Prof. Joachim Arts, University of Luxembourg
Digitalisation in supply chain management workshop
Event date: Thursday June 07 2018
Hour:  9:00 08-06 | 15:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus
Speaker: David Gonzalves, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, Philipp Sandner, Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management