The Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group provides advanced teaching and research in logistics, supply chain management, procurement and transportation management. Our vision and mission are the following:

Our Vision: "Supply chain knowledge, principles and execution are fundamental to business strategy - enabling organisations to achieve step change across their triple bottom line".

Our Mission: "Demonstrate how organisations can adopt, adapt, promote and embed supply chain fundamentals to enable transformation of their economic, societal and environmental performance". Read more Read less

The Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group is a world leading academic team and one of the largest in Europe specialising in these areas. We enjoy an excellent academic reputation in the logistics and supply chain management field and the latest ranking by SCM World by supply chain practitioners advocates our world-leading position (No 1 university outside North America and No 11 worldwide). 

Our MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management celebrated its 35th Anniversary in 2017.  This premier one-year programme now has more than 3,000 alumni working in 70 countries, holding a variety of positions in global and national blue chip organisations such as BAE Systems, DHL, Travis Perkins, John Lewis Partnership and Kuehne+ Nagel. 

Starting with only eight students in its first year (1981) as the first logistics and supply chain management MSc in Europe, it now has an annual intake of more than 100 drawn from more than 30 countries. This has evolved over the years to accommodate significant changes in organisations and global supply chain practice, with a new procurement and supply chain stream launched in 2016.