Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution

Welcome to Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) at University of Missouri-Columbia.

CELDi is an applied research and education consortium consisting of:
  • Six major research universities;
  • More than 30 member organizations from commercial, military and government sectors of the economy;
  • The National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • CELDi has the mission of enabling member organizations to achieve logistics and distribution excellence by delivering meaningful, innovative and implementable solutions that provide a return on investment.
CELDi partnerships achieve logistics and distribution excellence by:
  • Solving real problems that achieve bottom-line impact;
  • Graduating students with real-world project experience;
  • Producing generalized, cutting-edge research that is published in leading journals;
  • Sharing research results among member organizations to leverage intellectual and monetary capital
    Our member organizations specialize in distribution, transportation, manufacturing, information technology and software solutions.
Contact Information

James Noble, Site Director
noblej@missouri.edu
573.882.9591

Ronald McGarvey, Associate Site Director
mcgarveyr@missouri.edu
573.882.9564