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SCL IRC Seminar: Digital Transformation of Last-Mile Delivery

The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute hosts a series of monthly seminars open to interested faculty, students and corporate partners as well as the general public. If you are interested in attending any of the sessions, please review the below information and register online.

Digital Transformation of Last-Mile Delivery

Don Ratliff, Regents' Professor Emeritus and Co-Executive Director, Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation & Research Center

Last-mile delivery (i.e., the delivery of merchandise to a store or end user), is a prime target for digital transformation.  It is the most expensive and fastest growing leg of the supply chain and often the most critical to customer satisfaction.  Unfortunately, it is also the most complex leg of the supply chain.  We will discuss the delivery characteristics and trends that make digital transformation a necessity.  We will also discuss the five stages of digital transformation necessary to optimize delivery systems: 1. Data digitization; 2. Business intelligence; 3. Predictive analytics; 4. Automated delivery planning; and Adaptive management.  Finally, we will examine the advances in technology that enable transformation of last-mile delivery.

Register Online for upcoming SCL IRC seminars

Attendance to the sessions is complimentary for SCL corporate partners, SCL Industry Advisory Board members, SCL affiliated faculty and students, and students enrolled in the Masters in Supply Chain Engineering program.

To take advantage of the included lunch, you must register by deadline noted on the registration page.

If you have any questions, please email

Event Details

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

ISyE Main, 2nd Floor Atrium

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Georgia Tech Supply Chain and
Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343