Alessandro Perego

Core Faculty | Full Professor

Short Profile outline

Vice Rector for Sustainable development and Societal impact

Professor of Logistics Management at POLIMI, has more than 20 years of experience in the analysis and assessment of digital technologies. He is one of the founders and the current Scientific Director of the Digital Innovation Observatories of POLIMI leading a group of about 100 researchers. Currently, Alessandro Perego is also Vice Rector for Sustainable development and Societal impact. Former Head of the Management and Production Engineering Department at Politecnico di Milano (2017-2022). Founder and Board Member of “Banco Alimentare” Foundation. Member of the Board of Directors of Polimi Graduate School of Management. Scientific Director of the loT (Internet of Things) Lab.

Education

Master of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.

Academic course held at SOM

Gestione dei sistemi logistici e produttivi

Gestione dei sistemi logistici e produttivi

Logistics Management

Logistics Management

Logistics Management

Logistics management

Logistics management

Logistics management

Logistics management

Logistics management

Logistics management

Research

His primary research fields are ICT for logistics, operations and supply chain management, Design and management of logistics systems / supply chain of goods and services, Modeling processes and production / logistics systems, analysis and assessment of digital technologies, including - but not limited to - Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics and Blockchain, Food Supply Chain Management with focus on Surplus Food Reduction and Redistribution.

Relevant Publications

Bartezzaghi G. Colicchia C. Garrone P. Melacini M. Perego A. & Rizzuni A. , "Mitigating barriers to surplus food donation in Italian retail and food service. In Food Loss and Waste Policy", Routledge, 224-239

Ciccullo F.| Cagliano R.| Bartezzaghi G.| Perego A. (2021), "Implementing the circular economy paradigm in the agri-food supply chain: The role of food waste prevention technologies", Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 164

Seghezzi A.| Mangiaracina R.| Tumino A.| Perego A. (2021), "‘Pony express’ crowdsourcing logistics for last-mile delivery in B2C e-commerce: an economic analysis", International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 24, 456-472

Prataviera L.B.| Tappia E.| Perotti S.| Perego A. (2021), "Estimating the national logistics outsourcing market size: a multi-method approach and an application to the Italian context", International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 51, 764-784

Brambilla A.| Mangili S.| Macchi M.| Trucco P.| Perego A.| Capolongo S. (2021), "Covid-19 massive vaccination center layouts. A modular and scalable model for Lombardy region, Italy", Acta Biomedica, 92

Giuffrida M.| Mangiaracina R.| Perego A.| Tumino A. (2020), "Cross-border B2C e-commerce to China: An evaluation of different logistics solutions under uncertainty", International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 50, 355-378

Siragusa C.| Tumino A.| Mangiaracina R.| Perego A. (2020), "Electric vehicles performing last-mile delivery in B2C e-commerce: An economic and environmental assessment", International Journal of Sustainable Transportation

Giuffrida M.| Mangiaracina R.| Perego A. (2020), "Investigating cross border logistics practices in emerging markets: The case of south-east asia", Proceedings of the Summer School Francesco Turco

Gelsomino L.M.| de Boer R.| Steeman M.| Perego A., "An optimisation strategy for concurrent Supply Chain Finance schemes", Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 25, 185-196

Giuffrida M.| Mangiaracina R.| Perego A.| Tumino A., "Cross-border B2C e-commerce to China: An evaluation of different logistics solutions under uncertainty", International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management

Mangiaracina R.| Perego A.| Seghezzi A.| Tumino A., "Innovative solutions to increase last-mile delivery efficiency in B2C e-commerce: a literature review", International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 49, 901-920

Giuffrida M.| Mangiaracina R.| Perego A., "Analysing the impact of logistics on cross border investments to China", Proceedings of the Summer School Francesco Turco, 1, 116-122

Loro C.| Mangiaracina R.| Perego A.| Tumino A., "A quantitative assessment of the collaborative production planning benefits in the automotive supply chain", Proceedings of the Summer School Francesco Turco, 1, 500-509

Sert S.| Garrone P.| Melacini M.| Perego A., "Corporate food donations: altruism, strategy or cost saving?", British Food Journal, 120, 1628-1642

Giuffrida M.| Mangiaracina R.| Perego A.| Tumino A., "Entering China via cross border e-commerce: Logistics solutions and related challenges", Proceedings of the Summer School Francesco Turco, 2018, 270-276

Loro C.| Mangiaracina R.| Perego A.| Tumino A., "The Italian fashion supply chain: A model to identify the suitable technology between Fashion Houses and Third Parties Laboratories", Proceedings of the Summer School Francesco Turco, 2018, 206-213

Mangiaracina R.| Perego A.| Seghezzi A.| Tumino A., "Optimizing store-based picking in the e-grocery: A model to assess costs and benefits", Proceedings of the Summer School Francesco Turco, 2018, 318-326

Mangiaracina R.| Perego A.| Siragusa C.| Tumino A., "An innovative multivendor warehouse in e-grocery: An activity based model to assess different configurations", Proceedings of the Summer School Francesco Turco, 2018, 311-317

Mangiaracina Riccardo;Perego Alessandro;Salvadori Giulio;Tumino Angela, "A comprehensive view of intelligent transport systems for urban smart mobility", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LOGISTICS, 20, 39-52

Giuffrida Maria;Mangiaracina Riccardo;Perego Alessandro;Tumino Angela, "Cross-border B2C e-commerce to Greater China and the role of logistics: a literature review", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, 47, 772-795

Caniato Federico F. A.;Gelsomino Luca M.;Perego Alessandro;Ronchi Stefano, "Does finance solve the supply chain financing problem?", SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 21, 534-549

Garrone Paola;Melacini Marco;Perego Alessandro;Sert Sedef, "Reducing food waste in food manufacturing companies", JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 137, 1076-1085

Gelsomino Luca M.;Mangiaracina Riccardo;Perego Alessandro;Tumino Angela, "Supply chain finance: a literature review", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, 46, 348-366

Mangiaracina Riccardo;Song Guang;Perego Alessandro, "Distribution network design: A literature review and a research agenda", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, 45, 506-531

Micheli Guido J. L.;Mogre R.;Perego Alessandro, "How to choose mitigation measures for supply chain risks", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 52, 117-129

Caridi Maria;Moretto Antonella;Perego Alessandro;Tumino Angela, "The benefits of supply chain visibility: A value assessment model", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, 151, 1-19

Garrone Paola;Melacini Marco;Perego Alessandro, "Opening the black box of food waste reduction", FOOD POLICY, 46, 129-139

Garrone Paola;Melacini Marco;Perego Alessandro, "Surplus food recovery and donation in Italy: the upstream process", BRITISH FOOD JOURNAL, 116, 1460-1477

Grants, Awards and Honours

  • Expo 2015 Best Practice Award (Expo Milano 2015)
  • School of Management Research Impact Prize, Winner for the Category Impact on Policies, for research on “Surplus food management and food waste reduction”, Politecnico di Milano, April 22, 2016

Service to the community

  • Vice Rector for Sustainable development and Societal impactVice Rector for Sustainable development and Societal impact, 01/01/2023 - to date
  • Full Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 01/01/2010 - to date
  • Director of the Management and Production Engineering Department and of the School of Management, 01/02/2017 - 28/02/2023
  • Co-Founder and Scientific Director Osservatori Digital Innovation, 01/01/1999 - to date

Accreditations, Rankings & Memberships

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