Beijing : The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will establish a supply chain education centre in China’s Ningbo city, which houses the world’s largest port by cargo tonnage, said the city’s education bureau on Tuesday, reports IANS.

The Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China, the sixth such research centre run by MIT’s Centre for Transportation and Logistics and the first of its kind in China, has started recruiting teaching staff and will recruit postgraduate students starting 2017, Xinhua cited the bureau as saying.

The centre will offer training for senior executives in addition to opening master and doctoral programmes.said Cen Xuepin, a Canadian energy investor and supply chain expert.

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