When the whole network is too broad and the single company is too narrow, we need subnetworks in multinational enterprises

Author: Paolo Carminati (Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Bergamo) Hello “Young SCholars”, pleased to meet you! I’m Paolo, and I have recently completed my PhD experience at the Department of Management, Information and Production Engineering of the University of Bergamo. In the last three years, I had the privilege to be part of theContinue reading “When the whole network is too broad and the single company is too narrow, we need subnetworks in multinational enterprises”

How my passion for transport and logistics born

Author: Alexandra Lagorio In this week’s article, I had to talk about how Covid19 impacted logistics. However, every time I started writing, I could not get past the third line because my mind would go to memories since an unfortunate event happened this week. At this point, I was reminded of all the Ted TalksContinue reading “How my passion for transport and logistics born”

Santa Claus’ Supply Chain

Last week we looked at the leading logistics and supply chain issues that companies face during the Christmas period. However, Christmas provides us with an incredible opportunity and a great example to let everyone out there (yes, children, parents, aunties and uncles included) understand the logistics problems: Santa’s supply chain! Santa Claus faces the mostContinue reading “Santa Claus’ Supply Chain”

Going beyond logistics: do not forget the fiscal issues!

Author: Lorenzo Bruno Prataviera (Politecnico di Milano) Hello “Young SCholars” readers! I am Lorenzo Bruno Prataviera, a Research Fellow at the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering of Politecnico di Milano. In February 2020 I gained a Ph.D. in Management Engineering defending a dissertation entitled “Towards a new approach for Global Distribution Network Design:Continue reading “Going beyond logistics: do not forget the fiscal issues!”

Multidisciplinary International Projects: a personal experience

Author: Alexandra Lagorio International projects are always an excellent opportunity not only to meet other students and researchers working in our field but also to learn about cultures other than our own. Working with a large university often means encountering people from all over the world, who have different cultural backgrounds and different ways ofContinue reading “Multidisciplinary International Projects: a personal experience”

Nice to meet you! My story and research interests

Author: Alexandra Lagorio When I was nineteen, I decided to do engineering. I decided it because I thought it would take a lot of “technical” skills to try to do something for the planet, to make it different and more sustainable. I never imagined that these somewhat naive and well-meaning goals would still be currentContinue reading “Nice to meet you! My story and research interests”

What am I passionate about and what can you expect me to talk about?

Author: Albachiara Boffelli As one of the first articles for our blog, we thought our readers might be interested in knowing more about our main research topics, or in other words, our research passions. One of the first things I’ve learned during my PhD path is that to do research you need to be passionedContinue reading “What am I passionate about and what can you expect me to talk about?”

Introducing ourselves and our idea

Welcome to the Young SCholars blog! This is the first article ever published in this blog, so we thought it would be right to introduce ourselves and our idea. We are two research fellows at the University of Bergamo (Italy) and young scholars in the fields of supply chain, logistics and operations managements. One mightContinue reading “Introducing ourselves and our idea”