Master’s Thesis within Military Procurement- The Process

By Lauri Aaltonen Hanken Master’s Alumnus Procurement Planner in the Finnish Defense Forces As I write this blog entry, I have already graduated from Hanken MSc. In the closing phase of my studies, I wrote my master’s thesis (Pro Gradu). Title of my thesis was ´Development of procurement for maintenance spare parts – Case Finnish […]

WRECing the Environment with Humanitarian Aid

By Dr. Virva Tuomala Postdoctoral Researcher at the HUMLOG Institute Humanitarian logistics deals in emergencies such as conflicts, natural disasters, and pandemics. In very simple terms, the main idea is to transport goods to a disaster-stricken location, where the local infrastructure has suffered damages and losses. In general, the main gist of logistics and supply […]

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 […]

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, […]