Chris Caplice

Dr. Caplice is the Executive Director for the Center for Transportation & Logistics. In this role he is responsible for the planning and management of the research, education, and corporate outreach for the Center. Prior to this, he served as the Executive Director of the SCM Program. He is also the founder of the MIT FreightLab - a research initiative that focuses on the way freight transportation is designed, procured, and managed. His primary research is in all aspects of freight transportation to include combinatorial procurement auctions, robust planning, portfolio management, performance metrics, and infrastructure design.
Prior to joining MIT, Dr. Caplice held senior management positions in supply chain consulting, product development, and professional services at several companies including Logistics.com and SABRE. He is also the Chief Scientist for Chainalytics, a leading analytical supply chain consulting firm. In this role he pioneered and leads the Chainalytics Model Based Benchmarking Consortium (MBBC).
Dr. Caplice received a Ph.D. from MIT in 1996 in Transportation and Logistics Systems. His dissertation on Optimization Based Bidding for transportation was selected as the winner of the Council of Logistics Management (CLM) Doctoral Dissertation Award and received an Honorable Mention in the 1996 Dissertation Award sponsored by the Transportation Science Section of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).
Dr. Caplice also served five years in the Army Corps of Engineers, achieving the rank of Captain. His writing has appeared in the Journal of Business Logistics, the International Journal of Logistics Management, and Transportation Research. He obtained a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI).
More info: http://scm.mit.edu/caplice

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Supply Chain Technology and Systems (edX)

Jan 5th 2022
Supply Chain Technology and Systems (edX)
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Learn how technology is used in supply chain systems from fundamental concepts to innovative applications. There are underlying fundamental principles and concepts that apply to all supply chains, which can be expressed in relatively straightforward models. However, to actually implement them across a real supply chain requires the use [...]
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Supply Chain Design (edX)

Jan 5th 2022
Supply Chain Design (edX)
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Learn how to design and optimize the physical, financial, and information flows of a supply chain to enhance business performance ​– part of the MITx MicroMasters Credential in Supply Chain Management​. CTL.SC2x Supply Chain Design covers all aspects involved in the design of supply chains for companies and organizations [...]
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Supply Chain Dynamics (edX)

Sep 15th 2021
Supply Chain Dynamics (edX)
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Learn how to manage and harness the dynamics and interactions between firms and entities within a supply chain ​part of the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters Credential. Supply Chains are complex systems involving multiple firms and organizations with different goals and objectives.
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Supply Chain Analytics (edX)

Master and apply the core methodologies used in supply chain analysis and modeling, including statistics, regression, optimization and probability ​– part of the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters Credential. Supply chains are complex systems involving multiple businesses and organizations with different goals and objectives. Many different analytical methods and [...]
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Supply Chain Fundamentals (edX)

Sep 1st 2021
Supply Chain Fundamentals (edX)
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Learn fundamental concepts for logistics and supply chain management from both analytical and practical perspectives – part of the MITx MicroMasters Credential in Supply Chain Management. The CTL.SC1x Supply Chain Fundamentals course provides the foundational skills for supply chain management and logistics. You will learn how to develop and [...]
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