NITL Welcomes SCLG (Ireland) Launch

(07 Nov 2012)

NITL recognises the need for a dedicated organisation to support the development of a supply chain community in Ireland. It has long been recognised by leading edge firms across a range of sectors that fragmentation of enterprise processes and data is a major cause of non-value adding activities (NVAs) and waste. The need to replace this fragmentation with a more integrated approach is central to the concept of SCM.

New Executive Masters Participants Commence Studies

(22 Oct 2012)

Following the largest ever annual intake into its M.Sc. programmes during 2011, NITL last week welcomed the second new cohort of 2012 to the Executive Masters programme in supply chain management (SCM). The new participants are supply chain professionals in a range of Irish and multinational organisations including Diageo, Coca-Cola, Glanbia, the Irish Defence Forces, Tesco and Mylan.

New Full-time Student Cohort Reflects Global Nature of SCM

(19 Oct 2012)

Over 40 new full-time M.Sc. students recently commenced their studies and completed the first of their nine modules. The module – Introduction to SCM – provided students with an overview of all strategic and operational aspects of the subject. Each component element will be dealt with in more detail in the modules that follow during the 2012/13 academic year.

James Cooper Memorial Cup Awarded to Graham Heaslip

(17 Sep 2012)

Dr. Graham Heaslip was presented with the prestigious James Cooper Memorial Cup at the recent Logistics Research Network (LRN) conference hosted by Cranfield University. The prize is awarded annually by the CILT in the UK for the best Ph.D. thesis on a supply chain management topic in the UK and Ireland.

NITL Collaborates with the Irish Exporters Association on New Life Sciences Initiative

(17 Aug 2012)

Over recent months, NITL has been collaborating with Life Sciences Ireland, a division of the Irish Exporters Association, on an exciting new supply chain initiative entitled ‘Security of Supply and Patient Safety (SPSS) through Good Distribution Practice (GDP)’. Life Sciences Ireland was established to address supply chain issues in the life sciences industry and to develop and deliver training for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries and service providers in the logistics, transport and storage of medical and health care products.

NITL Hosts Visiting Scholar from the University of Málaga

(03 Aug 2012)

Last week NITL was delighted to host a visit by Dr. Elvira Maeso González of the University of Málaga. The University of Málaga is quite a young institution its decree having been formally approved in 1972. However, it can trace its origins back to the 16th Century. More recently, the Casa de Enseñanza de Pilotaje, Lenguas Vivas y Comercio (School of Navigation, Modern Languages and Commerce) was established in 1846 and later became an integral part of the University.

NITL at the 2012 Global Supply Chain Business Summit

(04 Jul 2012)

Edward Sweeney of NITL recently contributed to the 2012 Global Supply Chain Business Summit held at in Singapore. This was the 5th in a series of biennial Summits that have spanned nearly a decade. The concept is the brainchild of Dr John Gattorna, acknowledged as one of the outstanding contemporary supply chain ‘thought leaders’.

NITL Congratulates Winners at the National Supply Chain Awards

(03 Jul 2012)

The inaugural Supply Chain Awards took place in the Four Seasons Hotel last week, with the top echelons of the supply chain community from both Irish and multinational companies represented.

NITL at the Dublin Staff Relay 2012

(30 May 2012)

Sometimes you have to go back to the origins, to where it all began. So that is exactly what NITL and the DIT’s Department of Transport Engineering did last week by using our legs - the original primary means of transportation.

NITL strengthening research and educational links with China

(29 May 2012)

NITL has recently been strengthening research and educational links with China. During a recent tour of China, Antonio de Linares visited Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT). HIT is a very prestigious university in one of the Northeastern regions of the country which has been partner of DIT for more than 10 years.

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