Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics, LOGY, recognized again the best Dissertation, best Master's thesis and best Bachelor's thesis in the field of purchasing and logistics. Winners were announced and awarded with scholarships at the annual members´ meeting on the 22nd of November 2018.
Best Bachelor´s thesis was awarded to two students; Olli Heikkilä (Metropolia UAS) and Anton Saukkonen (JAMK UAS), Pro Gradu Master thesis award to Eero Kilpeläinen (Aalto University) and award for best Dissertation to Kari Väätäinen (University of Eastern Finland).
International Business and Logistics alumnus Olli Heikkilä, was awarded for his Bachelor's thesis Developing the order fulfilment process in dairy industry. The thesis was instructed by the Head of Degree Programme and Senior Lecturer, Kaija Haapasalo, from Metropolia Business School.
"Heikkilä's thesis has a clear set of research questions, data collection has been executed carefully and he suggests a significant development proposal, which has been tested by simulating it in practise in the case company. This is a very pragmatic work with clear results, which will surely be beneficial to the company", Haapasalo says.
Value of both Bachelor´s thesis awards was 500 euros.
Recognition of excellent work in the areas of purchasing, logistics and supply chain
The purpose of the annual awards to the experts in the field, is to promote the development of purchasing, logistics and supply chain management that supports Finland's competitiveness. The goal is to combine practical experience and development needs, scientific research and education for the continuous development of purchasing and logistics.
Foundation for promoting logistics research (LTES) awards the assets for the scholarships.
For more information, please contact:
Head of Degree Programme
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