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Dr. Chris Caplice
Executive Director
MIT CTL
11-14 April 2016

As part of the MSCM program Dr. Chris Caplice held a four-day lecture & workshop entitled “Introduction to Freight Transportation” for MSCM students.

Transportation Agenda – 11/12/13/14 April 2016:

  • Monday
    • – Intro to Freight Transportation
    • – Linehaul Operations
  • Tuesday
    • – Local Routing Algorithms
    • – Local Routing Approximations
  • Wednesday
    • – Hubs and Transshipment Points
    • – Transportation Design & Mode Choice
  • Thursday
    • – Case Study: Florida Citrus
    • – Transportation Procurement
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Dr. Chris Caplice is the Executive Director of MIT’s Center for Transportation & Logistics. His research is in all aspects of freight transportation to include combinatorial procurement auctions, robust planning, portfolio management, performance metrics, and infrastructure design. Chris holds a Ph.D. in Transportation and Logistics Systems from MIT.

Bio
http://scm.mit.edu/bio/caplice