NITL News

European Financial Review Publishes NITL Collaborative Research

(29 Aug 2013)

An invited article based on NITL’s collaborative research with its Italian and Swedish colleagues was published recently in one of Europe’s leading business magazines. The article is concerned with the role of third party logistics providers (3PLs) in the adoption of green supply chain initiatives and is published in the most recent issue of the European Financial Review.

Launch of NITL Masters Alumni Group - Diary Marker

(18 Jul 2013)

NITL is celebrating its 15th birthday this year and our award winning Masters programme is fast approaching its own 15th birthday. Over that period, many of Ireland’s leading supply chain professionals have studied with us and many of our graduates are now recognised supply chain leaders across a variety of sectors. It is appropriate, therefore, that as part of our 15th birthday celebrations we are launching an NITL Alumni Group.

Food for Thought at Supply Chain 2013

(03 Jul 2013)

The Annual Supply Chain Conference – Supply Chain 2013 – took place in Dublin last week. NITL is the patron of the event which was curated by Edward Sweeney. The conference is dedicated to showcasing, discussing and sharing the very latest information and thoughts on the implementation, management and sustainability of integrated supply chains in Ireland.

Hytech Logistics sign €1.5m contract with LLA to deliver DOPsys

(01 Jul 2013)

Hytech Logistics has signed a contract valued at €1.5m with the Logistics Learning Alliance (LLA) in the UK to deliver the world’s first ever certified technical distribution service – DOPsys. The new partnership will also see a set of accredited training programmes in technical distribution for the logistics sector that specifically include ‘final-mile delivery’. NITL is delighted to be acting as an advisor to Hytech on this initiative.

Supply Chain 2013 Award Winners Announced

(22 Jun 2013)

The 2013 Supply Chain Awards took place before an audience of Ireland's top supply chain professionals yesterday, with Richard Curran of RTÉ's Dragon's Den presiding over the ceremony. NITL congratulates all of the winners on their fine achievement. This event promotes excellence in end-to-end supply chain management (SCM) and seeks to recognise those companies and professionals who are leaders in building supply chain capability and performance. NITL acted as patron of the event with Edward Sweeney overseeing the judging process.

L.É. Emer in Dublin

(21 Jun 2013)

NITL has enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship with the Irish Defence Forces with over 20 Officers having completed its postgraduate programmes over the last decade. Edward Sweeney was a guest on board the L.É. Emer when she berthed in Dublin earlier this week.

Good Turnout at Research & Innovation Open Day

(17 Jun 2013)

The large turnout at last week’s Research & Innovation Open Day is indicative of the role of research and other scholarly activity in the Smart Economy model of the 21st Century. There was considerable interest in NITL’s research in the areas of supply chain integration (SCI), logistics technology application, environmental sustainability and supply chain learning (SCL).

EurOMA Returns to Dublin

(17 Jun 2013)

Last week saw 500 of the world’s leading operations and supply chain management scholars visit Dublin for the annual EurOMA conference. EurOMA (the European Operations Management Association) is an international network of academics and practitioners from around the world who have a common interest in the continuing development of the Operations Management discipline.

Trans-Atlantic Outreach: NITL visits US centres of excellence

(10 Jun 2013)

NITL has long had strong academic links throughout Europe and in many parts of Asia. A recent visit to New England and New York aimed to build stronger linkages with recognised US centres of excellence in the transport, logistics and SCM fields. The trip was built around meetings at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), New England Institute of Technology (NE Tech) and New York University (NYU).

New Book Based on NITL’s Italian Collaboration Published

(10 Jun 2013)

During the 2010/2011 academic year NITL participated in an innovative postgraduate programme funded by the Government of Regione Campania in Italy. As part of this initiative, NITL collaborated with its partners at the University of Naples “Parthenope” in the design and development of an international Masters programme in the area of freight transport and supply chain management (SCM).


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