Our Research

The Center for Transportation & Logistics has over 10 years of experience creating dynamic and practical sustainability solutions for the logistics sector. The Sustainable Logistics Initiative (SLI) engages in research with industry that aligns with the logistics sector’s sustainability goals, CTL’s core expertise and MIT’s mission to train tomorrow’s supply chain leaders.  SLI collaborates with both shippers, logistics service providers and carriers, as demonstrated below.

 

Current Projects

Past Projects

Publications

Current Projects

Carbon footprint analysis

The objective of this project is to recognize what type of patterns or characteristics within different regions can explain the variability of CO2 emissions within regions.

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Past Projects

Route Clustering in Transportation

Route Clustering in Transportation with Geospatial Analysis and Machine Learning to Reduce CO2 Emissions. The transportation sector is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.

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Publications & Reports