Evaluating the Promotion of Innovation in NGOs

28.7.2021 By Charlotte Girardin The HUMLOG Institute’s Board Award Master’s Theses winner 2021 I’m Charlotte Girardin, a recent M.Sc. graduate from ETH Zurich with a background in mechanical engineering and a specialization in supply chain management and operations research. During my studies I learned a lot about improvement and innovation techniques, such as the Lean […]

Why does the People Factor matter in humanitarian operations?

15.7.2021 By Dr. Motjaba Salem The HUMLOG Institute’s Board Award Doctoral Honorary mention 2021. During 2020-2021, multiple waves of the infectious Coronavirus stormed across Europe, Asia, Latin American, and Africa as the government authorities and aid workers scrambled to contain the outbreak. In parallel, conflicts across the world have forcibly displaced millions from their homes. […]

The success of Humanitarian supply chains

07.07.2021 By Dr. Hella Abidi The HUMLOG Insitute’s Board Award Doctoral Theses winner 2021 Which logistics, storage and transport processes have an impact on the supply chains of humanitarian organization? This question is the focus of the research visit at ‘Médecins Sans Frontières in Zimbabwe by Dr. Hella Abidi. Because understanding the processes and organizational […]

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 […]

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, […]