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  Today: Tuesday, 12 December 2017

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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)

  News & Events

University signs logistics centre agreement with prestigious MIT
Marc Hansen, Prof. Yossi Sheffi and Prof. Rainer Klump
Published on Monday, 07 December 2015
The University of Luxembourg signed on 7 December 2015 a cooperation agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the creation of the “Luxembourg Centre for Logistics”.
University hosts first Centre for Logistics event
Published on Wednesday, 15 June 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, 20 October 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, 04 November 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, 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...
Open day
Event date: Saturday, 01 April 2017
Hour:  9:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval, Maison du Savoir
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...
Get access to MIT SCALE Alumni
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.
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)
eXplore Conference: Shaping the future of supply chain
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
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, Philipp Sandner, Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management