How E-Commerce is Transforming the World of B2B

DHL Express and Cranfield School of Management release a joint white paper which reveals how e-commerce is transforming the world of B2B.

Cranfield investigates ways to improve platelet distribution

NHS Blood and Transplant has teamed up with Cranfield to improve nation-wide distribution of these very short shelf life products.

Service Parts Inventory Management

The project focuses on inventory optimisation of service parts to increase availability and reliability of the system.


This project aims to reduce waste in the food supply chain.


The project will contribute to our understanding of freight distribution in urban areas.


Co-opetition takes place where rival companies come together.

Cost to serve

Identifying the effects of GS1 standards on apparel (clothing) supply chains

Future trends in logistics and supply chain management

We are identifying the major logistics and supply chain management trends which will have an impact on specific sectors in the next five years.

Leadership and Performance Behaviours in Next Generation Supply Chains

This research project seeks to identify the leadership and behaviours needed to better steer and secure the successful change required in the strategic leverage of supply chain concepts.

Maximising the ‘retained values’ of servitised products

The project focuses on developing a set of operational strategies that can contribute to prolong the life of the servitised products in the context of circular economy.

Reverse Logistics in Circular Economy

The project will provide clear strategies to enable effective supply chain of servitised products by developing the reverse logistics process based on the circular economy principles.