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New Version Beer Supply Chain Game

Supply Chain Management: Root Beer Game and Global Supply Chain Management
Harvard Business Publishing offers two simulations about supply chain management. Supply Chain Management: Root Beer Game is a team-based simulation that demonstrates how oscillations in a root beer supply chain develop and create a dynamic known as the “bullwhip” effect. Students take on roles representing the retailer, the wholesaler, the distributor, and the factory. In Global Supply Chain Management, students set up a supply chain to deliver two mobile phone models. Students examine the entire manufacturing supply chain and consider how best to optimize a supply chain to meet variable demand. Source:

Wind Energy Project management

Wind Energy Project Management is an international minor (Semester elective of 30 ECTS) at the HAN University of Applied Sciences, delivered in cooperation with OutSmart wind professionals. This minor deals with every aspect of harvesting wind energy using offshore wind farms. It is a unique study designed for  with a background in Engineering,  Economics, Logistics and Management.

More information on the website:

Or you can contact the co-ordinator: Mr Roy Peters (e-mail:

An overview of the technical, managerial, financial, political and legal aspects in the various phases of developing an offshore wind farm:


Hyperlink to SCM-competition

Dear EFLE -Colleagues,

The Dutch company Involvation has developed a Supply-chain Managment game called “the Fresh Connection”. In the Netherlands this game has been played for several times now by student teams as well as company teams (professionals). It has been very succefully. From now on they also want to make this competition available for international teams. So student teams, staff teams, professional are all invited to participate in this competition.

When you are interested please click the hyperlink and you will be redirected to the website.


Didier Piets (HAN-university)

International Sustainable Logistics Conference 2010

The International Sustainable Logistics Conference 2010 took place on the 27th of May 2010 in Huddersfield, England.

Topic: Current Developments in Sustainable Logistics

Students and researchers from the universities of England, France, Finland and Russia participated in the conference and presented results of their  research in the field of Sustainable Logistics.

Please visit the Presentation category (only for Participants of EFLE website).