Professor Sheffi has been recognized with the following awards:
37th annual PROSE Awards - American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence
The 37th annual PROSE Awards — the American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence — were presented at the Association of American Publishers' Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division Annual Conference in Washington. PROSE honors the best in professional and scholarly publishing, as judged by peer publishers, librarians and academics. This year's competition attracted 518 entries of books, reference works, journals and electronic products in more than 40 categories; these represented the fifth consecutive year of a record-breaking entries count.
Logistics Clusters: Delivering Value and Driving Growth is named a “Honorable Mention” in the Business, Finance & Management category for the 2012 PROSE awards given by the Association of American Publishers.
2011 Salzberg Lifetime Award - Syracuse University and the Whitman School of Management
The Whitman School of Management Franklin Supply Chain Management Advisory Board selected Prof. Yossi Sheffi to receive the Salzberg Lifetime Award.
The Salzberg Medallion has come to be recognized as one of the most prestigious awards in the field of transportation and supply chain management.
Prof. Sheffi was selected because of his lifetime achievements in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. As a respected scholar, educator, innovator, and entrepreneur his contributions have made and will have a lasting legacy in supply chain management. At the Harry E. Salzberg Memorial program on Thursday, October 6, 2011, Prof. Sheffi delivered the acceptance speech "Rick and Resilience - a look into the future".
Congratulations Letter from MIT President Susan Hockfield
See the 2011 Salzberg Award Pictures page for photographs from the ceremony.
2011 Doctor Honoris Causa - University of Zaragoza, Spain
Following 18 months of deliberations by faculty of the University of Zaragoza—with testimonies from the University's Research Institute, the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), the Department of Design and Manufacturing Engineering, the University of Zaragoza Doctoral Committee, and the Advisory Board—the Rector of the University of Zaragoza announced on October 27, 2010 that the University will award the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to Professor Yossi Sheffi. The ceremony is scheduled for February 11, 2011 at the University of Zaragoza’s Paraninfo Building, where all major formal ceremonies involving the Government of Aragon and the University of Zaragoza take place.
Press release following ceremony.
See Yossi's Doctor Honoris Causa speech.
See the 2011 Doctor Honoris Causa Pictures page for photographs from the ceremony.
2009 Aragón International Prize
The Aragón International Prize, one of the most prestigious awards granted annually by the Government of Aragón in Spain, was created to recognize ongoing efforts in culture, science, technology, or human values that provide significant benefit for the community or a noteworthy example for the Aragónese society. Professor Sheffi accepted the award on behalf of MIT for his instrumental role in the development of the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC). In 2003, the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL), led by Professor Sheffi, partnered with the Government of Aragón to create the ZLC, a world-class research institute associated with the University of Zaragoza, specializing in research and graduate studies in logistics and supply chain management. Since then, faculty and students at both CTL and ZLC have worked together to create new processes, concepts, and technologies while developing the future leaders for global supply chains.
Letter from Manuel J. López Pérez - University of Zaragoza Rector
See the 2009 Aragón International Prize Pictures page for photographs from the award ceremony.
The Eccles Medal was established in honor of the late Admiral Henry Eccles, one of the most highly
logisticians of the 20th Century. SOLE - The International Society of Logistics presents this award to recognize outstanding achievements in the development of logistics education. Professor Sheffi received the Eccles medal at the annual SOLE conference in Orlando, FL, where he also gave the keynote address. [top]
Professor Sheffi was awarded one of Spain’s top honors in the area of logistics - the PLAZA 2006 Award - presented by the Government of Aragon in Spain. The President of Aragon Marcelino Iglesias Ricou presented the award to Dr. Sheffi at a special ceremony held in Zaragoza, Spain on October 5, 2006. [top]
ForeWord Magazine 2005 Book of the Year Award
A jury of librarians, booksellers and reviewers named Professor Sheffi's book The Resilient Enterprise (MIT Press) ForeWord Magazine's 2005 Book of the Year in the category of Business and Economics. [top]
Accenture Prize is given annually to the best paper
published in the
Journal of logistics Management. It is based on the
recommendation of other authors and the journal's editorial
The winning paper was Supply Chain
Management Under the Threat of International Terrorism, by Yossi Sheffi. It was published in the
Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp
1 - 11, 2002. It was also reprinted in the
Transportation Journal, October 2002, pp 11-18. [top]
CSCMP Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is the highest honor that the Council of Supply Chain management Professionals bestows on an individual. It is given to a person who has made significant, career-long contributions to the logistics profession.
See the DSA Event Pictures page for photographs from the award ceremony. [top]
The Anderson Prize is given annually to the best paper published in the International Journal of logistics Management. It is based on the recommendation of other authors and the journal's editorial board.
The wining paper was A Review and Evaluation of Logistics Metrics, by Chris Caplice and Yossi Sheffi. It was published in the International Journal of Logistics Management, 5(2):11-28, 1994. [top]
E. Grosevenor Plowman Prize
The E. Grosevenor Plowman Prize is awarded annually at the Educators' Conference, which takes place in conjunction with the annual conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). From among those papers accepted for presentation at the educators' conference, the best research is selected by the Editorial Review Panel to be presented with the distinguished E. Grosvenor Plowman Award.
The winning paper was Shipper/Carrier Interaction in the Transportation Market: An Analytical Framework, by Yossi Sheffi. It was presented during the Educators Conference preceding annual CSCMP meeting in St. Louis, MO, on October 1985. It was published in the Journal of Business Logistics, 7(1):1-27, March 1986. [top]
Franz Edelman Award
The Franz Edelman Award for achievement in operations research and management science is given once a year. The purpose of the Franz Edelman competition is to call out, recognize and reward outstanding examples of management science and operations research practice.
The honorary mention was given for the paper Maximizing Profits for Truckload Carriers: A New Framework for Pricing and Operations, by Warren Powell, Yossi Sheffi, Ken Nickerson, Kevin Butterbaugh and Susan Atherton. It was published in Interfaces, 18(1):21-42, January-February 1988. [top]
Best Teacher Award
The best teacher award is given annually to the faculty member in the MIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering who is recognized by the faulty and students as an outstanding teacher. The award is given at a department-wide faculty dinner at the beginning of every academic year. [top]