Fundación Zaragoza Logistics Center – ZLC
Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) is an international centre of excellence for research and education in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, established by the Government of Aragon in Spain, in partnership with the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL-MIT) and the University of Zaragoza.
ZLC actively engages with industry and the public sector to develop and disseminate knowledge and to accomplish its mission acting as a catalyst for regional innovation and research in its area.
Research expert in logistics
ZLC research group has been carrying out top level research in the field of supply chain management:
Manufacturing and Logistics Analytics.
Supply Chain Digitalization.
Advanced Inventory Management.
Supply Chain & Finance.
Collaborative Value Networks.
Transport Networks and Urban Mobility.
Resilience, SC Security and Risk Management.
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.
ZLC has developed 100+ R&D collaborative projects with regional, national and European industry, focused on logistics and supply chain management.
At European level, ZLC has participated in 20 European Union funded projects, being ranked as the Spanish entity with most EU funded projects in the field of Logistics. Furthermore, ZLC has a strong knowledge-based background, with 90+ books and international and indexed that appear in the most prestigious international journals:
Productions and Operations Management.
European Journal of Operational Research.
MSOM – Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.
Journal of Supply Chain Management.
MIT-Sloan Management Review.
The International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management.
Role and main activities in AGROinLOG
ZLC will be involved in AGROinLOG in all activities concerning business models and supply chain. ZLC will lead the widening of the business model according to demonstration results and will complement the agro-industrial sector analysis by providing an inside of the insight in the economic, environmental and social impact of the industrial symbiosis and the path to establishing a local IBLC. In all the demos ZLC will be in charge of the development of the supply chain model.