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researcher , Engineering educator

Yossi Sheffi, Israeli engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include development of computerized decision support systems for LTL and TL motor carrier operations, rail car distribution, vehicle routing and scheduling, and other various carrier problems; development of decision support systems used by shippers. Recipient Distinguished Service award, Council Logistics Management, 1997.

Background

Sheffi, Yossi was born in 1948 in Jerusalem.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Technion, 1975. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978.

Career

Professor civil and environmental engineering, director center transportation and logistics Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, founder Master of Engineering Logistics Program, 1997. Co-founder Logicorp, 1988, co-owner, 1991—1994. Co-founder Princeton Transportation Consulting Group, 1987, owner. chairman, consultant, 1992—1996.

Co-founder Syncra, 1997, e-Chemicals, 1997, Home Preview Channel. Founder, Chief Executive Officer Logistics.com, 1999—2000, chairman board, since 2000. Speaker in field; Captain Israeli Air Force, 1966-1971.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of computerized decision support systems for LTL and TL motor carrier operations, rail car distribution, vehicle routing and scheduling, and other various carrier problems. Development of decision support systems used by shippers.

Works