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Zaragoza Logistics CenterZaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) is a research institute established by the Government of Aragon in Spain in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Zaragoza. For further information please have a look at this ppt. presentation.

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ZLC corporate presentation

  1. 1. Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) A unique model of cooperation between industry, government and academia
  2. 2. OUTLINE ARAGON: REGION OF LOGISTICS THE LOGISTICS PARK OF ZARAGOZA ZARAGOZA LOGISTICS CENTER (ZLC)
  3. 3. ARAGON: REGION OF LOGISTICS
  4. 4. <ul><li>New economic diversity model: logistics, renewable energy, recycling, and waste treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Growth of sectors already established in the local economy </li></ul>INDUSTRIAL EXPANSION
  5. 5. <ul><li>25 million customers less than 3 hours away </li></ul><ul><li>4 public logistics platforms in the region </li></ul><ul><li>Private initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Spain’s 3 rd Cargo Airport after Madrid and Barcelona </li></ul><ul><li>Rail Logistics Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Intermodal Freight Logistics Platform </li></ul>ZARAGOZA CAPITAL OF LOGISTICS
  6. 6. PLAZA THE LOGISTICS PARK OF ZARAGOZA Aerial view of PLAZA, January 2001 Aerial view of PLAZA, September 2010
  7. 7. <ul><li>Logistics hub incorporating rail, road and airport </li></ul><ul><li>Central to southwestern Europe's most prosperous regions </li></ul><ul><li>20 million consumers within 300 km </li></ul>VISION To take advantage of the geo-strategic location of Zaragoza
  8. 8. <ul><li>13-million m 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Strong environmental commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Skilled labor force & knowledge transfer </li></ul>To develop the largest logistics park in Europe MISSION “ Instead of putting a laboratory in a university, the ZLC puts the university within the large-scale laboratory of PLAZA” Yossi Sheffi, Director, MIT CTL
  9. 9. ECONOMIC IMPACT OF PLAZA <ul><li>More than 250 companies </li></ul><ul><li>Over 10,000 direct jobs in 2010 (vs 7,500 from GM) </li></ul><ul><li>4% of the Aragonese economy </li></ul>
  10. 10. KEY EXAMPLE <ul><li>One of the biggest covered warehouses in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Distributing to 4,607 stores in 74 different countries </li></ul>“ The availability of reliable transport and communications networks is testimony to the commitment of the local public authorities” Lorena Alba, Logistics Director, INDITEX
  11. 11. Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) Created by the Government of Aragon, MIT and industry partners
  12. 12. VISION <ul><ul><li>To provide added value to the companies established in PLAZA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To enhance economic growth and competitiveness through innovation </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. MISSION To create an international center of excellence for research and education in logistics and supply chain management that actively engages with industry and the public sector to develop and disseminate knowledge Susan Hockfield, President, MIT “ The MIT-Zaragoza Program exemplifies the partnerships required in today’s global marketplace”
  14. 14. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS MISSION Designated to lead the National Center of Excellence in Logistics Established partnership with MIT
  15. 15. <ul><li>Master in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) Program </li></ul><ul><li>Master de Logística (MdL) </li></ul><ul><li>Ph.D. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Education </li></ul>EDUCATION PROGRAMS
  16. 16. INDUSTRY INTERACTION <ul><li>Zaragoza Academic Partner (ZAP) Program: </li></ul>
  17. 17. ZLOG CLASS PROFILE (2005 – 2011) <ul><li>Average age: 29 years </li></ul><ul><li>Average work experience: 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>33% female </li></ul><ul><li>43% have previous graduate degrees (MBAs mainly) </li></ul><ul><li>Students come from 42 countries in Europe, North and Latin America, Asia and Africa </li></ul>
  18. 18. Over 400 supply chain professionals OUR ZLOG ALUMNI *47% of relocation rate *Employment Locations Origin USA LATINAMERICA EUROPE ASIA AFRICA
  19. 19. MdL CLASS PROFILE (2000 – 2011) <ul><li>229 alumni (164 male and 65 female) </li></ul><ul><li>10% coming from abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Working for several PLAZA companies (e.g. BSH, Caladero, Inditex, Porcelanosa…) </li></ul><ul><li>Holding relevant logistics positions at local companies (e.g. Pikolin, Saica, Transportes Ochoa…) </li></ul>
  20. 20. WHERE DO ZLC ALUMNI GO? University of Oxford (MBA) Florida State (Law) UC Berkley (PhD) University of Zurich (PhD) Pardee RAND Graduate School (PhD) Technical University of Athens (PhD) Stanford University (PhD) Zaragoza Logistcs Center (PhD)
  21. 21. PHD PROGRAM
  22. 22. <ul><li>A team of 25 full-time and adjunct faculty and researchers coming from 15 different countries </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting faculty fellows coming from all over the world to teach and do research work at ZLC </li></ul>RESEARCH
  23. 23. <ul><li>Hydrogen Supply Chain Network Design </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of Air Cargo Services - Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Logistics Management of Returned Consumer Electronics: Returnet </li></ul>ZLC RESEARCH PROJECTS. EXAMPLES
  24. 24. <ul><li>Malaria Treatment Distribution in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Forecasting for New Global Health Products </li></ul>ZLC RESEARCH PROJECTS. EXAMPLES <ul><li>Effective Green Supply Chains </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Analysis in Global Supply Chains </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Conferences – Zaragoza Supply Chain Summit, Crossroads, Global Health Summit </li></ul><ul><li>Symposia – 1-2 day, invitation only </li></ul><ul><li>Seminars – Logistics Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Student interaction and placement </li></ul>OUTREACH
  26. 26. THANK YOU! www.zlc.edu.es

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