On Wednesday, 25th August 2021, the second year students of the Bsc. Supply Chain and Operations Management students at Strathmore University Business School had an industrial visit to the Kuehne Nagel Warehouses at Sunflag Industrial Park, Syokimau along Mombasa Road. The students were accompanied by their Lecturers; Linda Susan Ingari and Felix Mogesa.
Kuehne+Nagel Ltd. is a Fourth Party Logistics Provider (4PL) specializing in Warehousing, Inventory Management, Customs Clearance, Transport, Distribution, and Innovative Solutions. The purpose of the Industrial visit was for the students to appreciate the practical aspects of the theory learned in class during the Warehousing and Inventory Management and Transport and Logistics Management Units.
During the visit, the students were taken through the issuing and receiving process; the warehouse activities, the roles of the warehouse staff; the key performance indicators; the warehouse layout and design, security, and safety in the warehouse, warehouse management system, transport management and reverse logistics. Due to COVID-19 protocols, the students were divided into two groups in the morning and in the afternoon. The students interacted with the Warehouse Operations Manager, Warehouse Supervisors and the Warehouse Management System administrators.
About the Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain and Operations Management
The Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain and Operations Management Programme is designed to integrate supply chain, logistics, operations and digitization. Special emphasis is placed on Production, Logistics, Big Data, BlockChain, Automation and Artificial Intelligence, and how they will impact supply chain and operations management in the near and far future.
The Programme aims to expose students to a better view of the supply chain with emphasis on the flexibility and performance in a complex and uncertain business environment.
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By Juliet Hinga
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