Experience Supply Chain Excellence on site: Logistics Students visit SMART assembly plant and UPS night shift

In this semester, students of the bachelor courses in transport systems and business engineering have again undertaken an exciting excursion to the smart plant in Hambach / France and to the UPS European Air Hub at the Cologne-Bonn Airport to study the methods and knowledge acquired in the course of supply chain management in practice close up.

This year again, bachelor students of the fifth semester had the opportunity to experience real logistics processes in real on site. In a double excursion, the assembly plant of the Daimler subsidiary SMART in Hambach, France, was first explored. Afterwards, the engineers had the opportunity to observe the outstanding night operations at the UPS Air Hub at the Cologne / Bonn airport, one of the three largest UPS parcel service cross docking centers in the world.

The two lecturers, Stefan Dingerkus and Remo Eigenmann, are keen on practice oriented lecturing methods in their modules and offer exciting excursions every year.

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