Dr. Josué C. Velázquez Martínez
Research Scientist at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
Josué C. Velázquez Martínez is a Research Scientist, and Lecturer at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics specialized in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in transportation, manufacturing, and retail industries, and has more than 10 years of experience in conducting applied research on logistics sustainability and small firms in emerging markets. He serves as the director of the MIT Sustainable Supply Chains Lab, a research group focused on collaborating with organizations to improve their supply chain and logistics operations by considering environmental, social and business goals. Velázquez Martínez is also de director of MIT GeneSys, a research lab aimed at alleviating poverty in Latin America via developing innovative research and technology for micro and small enterprises to foster growth by improving their supply chain management capabilities.
Velázquez Martínez has published a variety of academic and business-oriented articles and book chapters on logistics sustainability and supply chain management, and has been constantly quoted and interviewed by different international media, including HuffPost, CNN, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, NY Times, and ELLE.com. Velázquez Martínez is the lecturer at MIT of the graduate course SCM.290 Sustainable Logistics, has been invited as guest speaker and lecturer in conferences and academic seminars in Europe, Asia, the United States, and Latin America
Velázquez Martínez holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering, an MSc in Manufacturing Systems and a PhD in Industrial Engineering with focus on Sustainability in Supply Chains from Monterrey Tech, Mexico.
My Research Initiatives
MIT Sustainable Logistics
The Sustainable Logistics Initiative helps companies meet their sustainability goals.
Our mission is to support organizations to improve logistics and supply chain operations by creating applied and innovative research aimed at fostering growth, while considering environmental and social sustainability.
This project intends to contribute to the survival and growth of small businesses by improving their operations and supply chain management decisions. The objective is to provide a framework of managerial insights aimed at increasing productivity and survival rate of micro and small firms, specifically in developing countries.
MIT Supply Chain Masters Program
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers the #1 Ranked Master’s program in Supply Chain Management & Engineering. The Supply Chain Management Residential (SCMr) program is designed for early-career supply chain professionals who want to return to school to receive advanced, specialized training in supply chain management.
My Upcomming Events
INFORMS Annual Meeting
Josué Velázquez Martínez will participate in the 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle from October 20TH to October 23rd as a speaker for the researches done in the MIT Sustainable Logistics Initiative. More Details
MIT SCM Alumni Event – Europe
Josué Velázquez Martínez will participate in the reunion for the SCM alumni located in Europe from December 2nd to December 6th in Hamburg, Germany.
MIT SCALE Network – Malaysia Workshop
Josué Velázquez Martínez will participate as a speaker. in the MIT SCALE NETWORK workshop in Malaysia from December 9th to December 13th.