The MISI-Center(s) of Excellence (COE) endeavour an ambitious objective of inculcating state-of-the-art supply chain capabilities across the key identified areas of excellence. These COEs will host world-class research teams equipped with cutting edge research techniques to solve some of the most pressing business problems. Leveraging on the in-house expertise, locational advantage, area expertise and global network of researchers, MISI-COEs are strategically positioned to address the challenges of the world with a special inclination towards emerging Asian market. At MISI-COEs, emphasis is on the applied research with the objective of providing viable solutions to the industry while maintaining the academic rigor of the research methodology. MISI-COEs conduct research in areas of Perishable Value Chains, Automobile, and Marine Logistics using diverse research methodologies such as optimization, simulation, empirical studies and case studies. These research initiatives generate funding from public as well as private sector.