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…

One summit, three cities, two countries: IFPSM World summit 2018 volunteers

by Saara Taha and Erkki Paunonen “Purchasing 2020: The New Role of Procurement” was the theme of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) World summit held 26th – 29th September 2018 in Helsinki and Tampere, Finland and Tallinn Estonia. The IFPSM is associated with 48 National and regional Purchasing Associations and 250,000…

Logistics placement in Thailand at Damco

By Parichat Homchant I had a change to interview Parichat Homchant,  4th year IBL student from Thailand who just returned from her placement in Thailand, and now shares her experience with us. What was the motivation for you study in Metropolia? Well, actually I wanted to study in Finland due to its educational reputation and…

Research for Trafi

By: Katja Palovaara Interview with Tayyab Iqbal, an IBL student who conducted a research project for Trafi, Liikenteen turvallisuusvirasto. 1) First of all, can you tell what you are studying and which year? I am Tayyab and I am a student from Pakistan studying for my final year in International Business and Logistics at Helsinki…