Doctorate Degrees in Logistics

Compare 6 PhD Programs in Logistics

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The field of logisitics refers to all aspects of operations and management of the supply chain regarding the manufacturing, production, and distribution of a product. A PhD in Logistics opens many opportunities for careers in academia, research, and industry.


A PhD in Logistics program allows candidates to study extensively the theories, strategies, and logistics of supply chain management. PhD in Logistics candidates will have the opportunity to further understand the concepts of relationship and demand management, forecasting, purchasing, inventory, and assembly through studying logistical systems, research methods, supply chain technology, and transportation economics. Candidates for a PhD in Logistics degree will be expected to conduct original research that leads to a dissertation of publishable quality that makes a substantial contribution to the field of logistics and supply chain management.


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MIT Zaragoza PhD Program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Zaragoza Logistics Center
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Spain Zaragoza USA Cambridge + 2 more

The main aim of the PhD Program on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to develop outstanding scholars who will pursue distinguished careers in research and education. Students work intensively with our faculty to create new knowledge in fields of interest such as supply chain coordination, inventory management, supply chain finance, supply chain risk management and security, and supply chain innovation. [+]

PhDs in Logistics. MIT Zaragoza PhD Program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management The main aim of the PhD Program on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to develop outstanding scholars who will pursue distinguished careers in research and education. Students work intensively with our faculty to create new knowledge in fields of interest such as supply chain coordination, inventory management, supply chain finance, supply chain risk management and security, and supply chain innovation. First and second year PhD students typically complete PhD level courses offered by the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, such as probability and stochastic processes, empirical methods, integer and dynamic programming, inventory management and game theory. Second year PhD students spend a semester at MIT and have the opportunity of studying at other leading business and engineering schools. The dissertation typically requires two more years to complete. At the end of second year, students must pass a comprehensive qualifying exam, when the student becomes a candidate for the PhD and focuses on dissertation research. The program provides students with the following: Financial Aid Multicultural academic and research experience in both the EU and the US MIT SCALE Network: Multi-continent experience A unique focused PhD program on SCM Teaching assistantships in our Masters Faculty network with strong credentials Official PhD degree awarded by the University of Zaragoza Certificate from MIT Full time dedication This full-time program follows the highest international quality standards for doctoral studies, from the rigorous admissions process, continuous high-performance control process, to the comprehensive exam... [-]

PhD in Operations Management

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Hong Kong

The PhD program in Operations Management emphasizes model-based methodology and practice-motivated research. Students are trained to use quantitative tools and analytical frameworks from operations research, economics, and other disciplines to study managerial problems in business processes, such as supply chains, manufacturing and service systems. [+]

This program includes two streams: Operations Management and Statistics. The PhD program in Operations Management emphasizes model-based methodology and practice-motivated research. Students are trained to use quantitative tools and analytical frameworks from operations research, economics, and other disciplines to study managerial problems in business processes, such as supply chains, manufacturing and service systems. Faculty members in this area have PhD degrees from top universities in the world. They are frequent contributors to top academic journals, such as Operations Research, Management Science, and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. Several of them have served or are currently serving on the editorial boards of these journals. The PhD program in Statistics emphasizes both the theoretical development of statistical methodologies and applications to the real business world. The program trains students to have a solid theoretical foundation and statistical expertise in applications to various areas such as finance, economics and marketing, and statistical consulting. Faculty members in this area have PhD degrees from top universities such as Stanford and UC Berkeley. Their works appear in top journals, such as Annals of Statistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association and Biometrika. Research Foci The research foci of the Operations Management area are supply chain contracting, information sharing in supply chains, interface of marketing and supply chain management, inventory management, and behavioral operations management. The research foci of the Statistics area are Bayesian statistics, missing data problems, cluster analysis, semiparameteric models, data mining, sequential analysis, stochastic control, financial time series modeling, statistical methods for risk management... [-]

Doctor of Commerce in Economics

University of Fort Hare
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Alice

The PhD degree in Economics degree programme enables candidates to choose a research topic from any field of specialization in Economics, such as general economics, transport economics, and financial markets. [+]

PhDs in Logistics. The PhD degree in Economics degree programme enables candidates to choose a research topic from any field of specialization in Economics, such as general economics, transport economics, and financial markets. [-]

PhD in Logistics Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The student should develop intellectual and specialised competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of logistics management principles. The student should develop research, writing and creative thinking skills in the logistics management field. [+]

The student should develop intellectual and specialised competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of logistics management principles. The student should develop research, writing and creative thinking skills in the logistics management field. The student should be able to take strategic decisions in the context of a logistics organisation, or the logistics function of a company, and to analyse and assess any internal or external decision impacting the logistics function and/or profession. The student should also be able to reflect on his/her managerial decisions and applications to analyse and assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of logistics management. The thesis should constitute a reflection of knowledge and insight into the logistics management field. Admission requirements Student access will be provided to the student who is in possession of a university-based Master’s qualification in Logistics Management on NQF Level 8 or 9. The Dean of the Faculty of Management may refuse a student admission to the Doctoral qualification if of the opinion that the student’s academic background is insufficient. Contact details Name: Ms R Ramsaroop Tel: +27 (0)11 559 4979 / Email: rramsaroop@uj.ac.za [-]

PhD in Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications | Transportation Systems and Technology | Air Traffic Control and Management [+]

PhDs in Logistics. Fields of Study Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications Transportation Systems and Technology Air Traffic Control and Management [-]

PhD in Logistic

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Transportation Logistics [+]

Fields of study Transportation Logistics [-]