SLab Director keynote speaker at the XII Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain

SLab Director Rui Sousa has been keynote speaker at the XII Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain, organized by Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), 18-19 October 2016. The theme of the talk was “Fulfilment Models in Omnichannel Retail”. Rui discussed new market trends on omnichannel retail (namely, the increasing customer demands for convenience and delivery speed) and how logistics models can respond to a number of challenges posed by these trends. The audience included researchers, students and supply chain practitioners. Rui’s visit to PUC-Rio also include discussions on future research collaborations between SLab and PUC-Rio.

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