HUMLOG Institute’s activities related to the War in Ukraine

13.4.2022 By Mimmi Pöysti Research Coordinator at the Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Research (HUMLOG) Institute at Hanken School of Economics As a research institute with extensive knowledge in humanitarian response, refugee crises, crisis preparedness, conflict, shelter, supply chains and cash modalities in humanitarian aid, the HUMLOG Institute has been busy since the beginning of […]

The HUMLOG Challenge solutions presented

22.01.2021 Today starts a blog series including 5 articles presenting the results of the science competition organised by the Global Business School Network and the HUMLOG Institute at Hanken School of Economics: The HUMLOG Challenge. Each of the posts will be published in Friday afternoon weekly. Below you find the first post from a team […]

Temperature control matters! Fact sheet to prepare for COVID-19 vaccination programmes

(by the team of the HUMLOG Institute: Ioanna Falagara Sigala, Gyöngyi Kovács, Amin Maghsoudi, Wojciech Piotrowicz, Isabell Storsjö, Diego Vega) As various COVID-19 vaccines are in the making, there is a lot we can do to prepare for their handling including necessary cold chain and ultra-cold chain solutions. Here is a fact sheet with reminders […]

How Humanitarian Logistics Can Inform a New Normal for Supply Chains – Post-COVID-19

11.05.2020 By Joseph Sarkis, PhD, Professor at Foisie School of Business, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA and HUMLOG International Research Fellow at Hanken School of Economics, Finland & Gyöngyi Kovács, Erkko Professor in Humanitarian Logistics, Hanken. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused devastation to people’s health, safety, and livelihoods. It has also caused our supply chains to […]

Why did I choose Humanitarian Logistics (HUMLOG) at Hanken?

In today’s blog, I would love to share with you guys about my interesting career choice – Humanitarian Logistics and how did I end up studying this major at Hanken School of Economics. I bet that the term “Humanitarian Logistics” (HUMLOG) or “Humanitarian Supply Chain Management (HSCM)” causes a huge confusion among if not all, […]