Lean Logistics (HLL), USA, has joined the Georgia Tech Supply Chain &
Logistics Institute’s (SCL) Leaders in Logistics program.
“We couldn’t be more pleased with our ongoing working relationship with Georgia Tech and the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute which enables us to leverage our mutual expertise, strengthening our respective leadership positions,” said Dr. Albert Tarrats, Founder and CEO of HLL, USA. “We look forward to our continued collaboration on joint projects within the Atlanta metro area and the global marketplace, as we expand our international footprint.”
Leaders in Logistics is a unique opportunity for business and governmental organizations engaged in supply chain and logistics practice to partner and interact with SCL’s faculty and graduate students. The core component of Leaders in Logistics partnership is in-context research, generating new knowledge, new tools, and new insights related to a topic of interest and importance to the industry partner.
HLL, USA will be working with Dr. Amar Ramudhin, director of Supply Chain Management Technology at SCL, on a year-long project to review HLL’s diagnosis methodology for adaption to U.S. hospitals and practices.
“We are delighted to count HLL as the newest member of our Leaders in Logistics program,” Dr. Ramudhin commented. “We see healthcare logistics as a key area for the Institute, one that will grow significantly over the next few years.”
HLL, a pioneer in the design, implementation and management of solutions for logistics and procurement in the health sector, has developed a system to manage the consumption and supply of materials in healthcare facilities. The HLL system features innovative solutions for healthcare logistics that ultimately creates cost savings for its healthcare facility clients. Through its new Atlanta headquarters, HLL, USA has access to one of the nation’s key logistics hubs and is positioned in a region growing in prominence for its leadership in the bioscience and healthcare sectors. HLL also has extensive sector expertise, having provided solutions to more than 80 hospitals in Portugal, Brazil, Chile, Panama and Spain, managing a global volume of over 300 million euros.
SCL, a unit of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, provides global leadership for research and education in supply chain engineering. While SCL has resources and programs in supply chain management, its primary focus is on development of new tools for analysis, design and management of logistics processes, and new concepts and strategies for the practice of supply chain engineering.
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