DSV future leaders sharpen skills with business school experts
11 September 2023
Experts in logistics and operations management from Cardiff Business School deliver training to young professionals as part of the DSV Solutions Accelerate Programme.
DSV, a Danish transport and logistics company recently signed a strategic partnership with Cardiff University to facilitate closer cooperation around innovation, research, staff development, student futures, and international business development.
The DSV Solutions Accelerate Programme aims to support ambitious achievers within DSV to grow professionally and accelerate their careers for future senior manager and solution designer roles.
Cardiff University’s PARC Institute hosted the Accelerate Programme from 5 to 9 June 2023. Cohort members received training and attended workshops on the following:
- forecasting for circular economy
- operations management
- inventory planning
- transportation planning
- manufacturing management
The training was led by Professor Aris Syntetos, Dr Daniel Eyers, Dr Thanos Goltos, Dr Qinyun Li, and Professor Emrah Demir.
The 5 days of training concluded with presentations from the students. Professor Rachel Ashworth, Dean and Head of Cardiff Business School hosted the closing ceremony, with certificates given out by Accelerate Programme board member, Ralph Schouren.
Alejandra Aguilar, Project Specialist, DSV said:
“The lectures were really interesting. We learned about prognostics, circular economy, manufacturing, 3D printing, and transportation. The research that is done at the university plays a big role in industry and in the students as well because they’re getting prepared for being leaders in the future."
The PARC Institute and RemakerSpace are dedicated to creating a sustainable world by finding circular economic solutions to society’s grand challenges, bridging the gap between theory and practice in logistics and manufacturing operations management.
Read more about Cardiff University's partnership with DSV.
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