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Creating efficiencies, addressing critical logistics and transportation issues

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Improving complex logistics systems to best impact regional economies in a global network

The Jim McNatt Institute for Logistics Research at the University of North Texas is an Institute of Research Excellence that supports the university on its path toward national prominence.

The institute touts a multidisciplinary team of researchers committed to collaborating on large research projects with an emphasis on application of findings and solutions to meet market issues and needs.

THE VISION OF the institute is to become an intellectual hub for logistics innovation.

THE MISSION OF the institute is to provide leading-edge research that addresses the most critical issues confronting logistics and transportation professionals through the study of how business, government agencies, the public and the environment interact within complex logistics systems to impact regional economies in a global network.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Logistics
  • Transportation
  • Economics
  • Operations Research
  • Information Technology
  • Geography
  • Systems Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Information Systems and Technology

The institute is led by Brian Sauser, Ph.D., associate professor of logistics. Dr. Sauser also serves as director of the Complex Logistics Systems Laboratory.

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