James B. Rice, Jr.

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Deputy Director - MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
Director - MIT Integrated Supply Chain Management Program
Director - MIT CTL Supply Chain Exchange

Jim Rice joined the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL) in 1995 and he was appointed as the Deputy Director of the Center in 2007.  In this capacity he oversees several research and outreach programs, CTL Executive Education Programs and outreach marketing activities.  Jim serves as the Director of the MIT Integrated Supply Chain Management (ISCM) Program, a collaborative research consortium with industry sponsors. As part of these roles, Jim works with industry sponsors to develop research projects and educational and knowledge sharing events for the sponsors.

In addition to his core responsibilities at CTL, Jim also serves in several other capacities:

Prior to joining MIT, Jim managed manufacturing and distribution operations at Procter & Gamble, and served as a sales and market manager at General Electric Company. Jim earned his MBA in Operations and Finance from the Harvard Business School, and a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame located in the undulating hills of northern Indiana.

Contact Info
1 Amherst Street
Building E40-281
Cambridge, MA 02142

Tel: 617.258.8584
Fax: 617.253.4560
E-mail: jrice@mit.edu