Closing the loop: Supply chain in practice

Innovation project spring 2019 in supply chain management:  Closed Loop Supply Chain Students who chose the Innovation project in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in spring 2019 took part in the project “Closed Loop Supply Chain” in cooperation with HTW Saar in Saarbrücken, Germany. As Saarbrücken is located near the French border, their student group consisted…

5 things organizing an event teaches you

A couple of weeks have passed since the FIFFLA-seminar was held in Metropolia Myyrmäki Campus. FIFFLA stands for Finnish Freight Forwarding and Logistics Association and the seminar centred around the future of logistics. In our Managerial Communication course as a group project we had to participate in the organizing of an event and our group…

FIFFLA seminar – an educational and inspiring afternoon

The previous week with co-operation with Metropolia, FIFFLA (Finnish Freight Forwarders and Logistics Association) held an interesting seminar about the future of logistics field at Metropolia Myyrmäki Campus. The seminar centred around sustainability and consisted of a speech from key note speaker CEO of DHL Freight Finland Kai Wicklund, several career stories from alumni’s and…

MBS students in visit to DHL Finland

Recently I got the very exciting privilege of touring DHL Finland division’s Head Office and warehouse in Vantaa organized by our inspiring Trade and Logistics’ teacher Kaija Haapasalo. The presentation We started the tour with a presentation by Eija Viikki-Westenius who is the Recruitment & HRD Manager. She talked to us about their mission and…