Research & Publications
October 25th, 2018. 7h47. I have just locked my bicycle to a "no parking here" pole located in an industrial area just outside Boston and make my way towards the Somerville United Parcel Services (UPS) sorting facility. Dr. Matthias Winkenbach and I are about to...
As part of the Moving Urban Logistics Forward podcast series, Megacities Logistics Lab Director Matthias Winkenbach provides his perspective on the future of Last Mile Logistics.
This is the annual Future Urban Mobility Symposium, organized by the Future Urban Mobility (FM) IRG of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Center. The two-day Symposium, featuring contributions from researchers at SMART, MIT, NTU, NUS, and SMU, among others, will give an up-to-date account on research on a variety of topics relevant […]
News & Updates
In a talk at the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) Annual Conference in New Orleans, MIT’s Matthias Winkenbach discussed the current challenges in urban last-mile logistics in light of the continuing boom in e-commerce.
Daniel Merchan of the MIT CTL Megacity Logistics Lab has been awarded the 2016 L.L. Waters Scholarship sponsored by APICS.
In an article for the MIT Sloan Management review, MIT’s Matthias Winkenbach outlines how data analytics and interactive visualization can enable faster, better-informed decision making on the way to more efficient last-mile delivery operations in congested urban centers.
In a Wall Street Journal commentary, MIT’s Matthias Winkenbach and Daniel E. Merchán write that demographic changes and shifting buying patterns are combining to change delivery in the congested cities, leading to new last-mile logistics strategies