IIM-Ahmedabad launches centre for transportation and logistics research


Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad established a Centre for Transportation and Logistics, co-chaired by Dr Debjit Roy and Dr Sandip Chakrabarti, college on the institute. Through the centre, the institute goals to facilitate research in transportation, logistics, and allied areas.

IIM-A Director Dr Errol D’Souza stated that the purpose of the centre wouldn’t solely be to search out methods of decreasing transportation and logistics working prices, but in addition to advertise social inclusion and to deal with environmental sustainability points.

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The IIM-A Centre for Transportation and Logistics plans to organise a sequence of webinars, workshops and panel discussions periodically all year long. The centre may also have rolling alternatives for postdoctoral research and distinguished visiting scholar positions.

Speaking in regards to the initiative, Dr Debjit Roy, college and one of many co-founders of CTL at IIMA stated, “Our objective behind establishing the CTL is to contribute to improving the efficiency of multi-modal transportation systems and supply chain logistics, thereby promoting economic growth and fostering sustainable development. We have faculty coming in from across the institute that have joined the centre as members. A group of internationally-acclaimed professors with outstanding research accomplishments from North American, European and Asian universities have joined the centre’s research advisory committee for providing guidance in centre development and supporting a range of academic activities.”

Recently, the Centre for Transportation and Logistics organised a digital inauguration with a panel dialogue on the subject “Trends and Innovations in Transportation and Logistics” with distinguished panelists spanning academia, trade, and authorities.

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