PRIZE FOR BEST THESIS
The professional associations VIB and PICS Belgium want to promote supply chain functions and provide a channel for practical knowledge transfer from educational institutions to the business environment.
They want to encourage students to get acquainted and work on supply chain management issues as a stepping-stone towards rewarding careers in purchasing or supply chain management.
VIB PRIZE FOR BEST BACHELOR'S THESIS ON SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
- VIB awards a prize to bachelor theses, on subjects related to supply chain management, that have been submitted to Belgian higher education institutes (colleges) as part of the requirements to obtain a diploma of higher education.
Laurens Latomme (HoGent) won in 2018 with the thesis 'Optimalisatie van de productielogistiek'.
Laurens Latomme, Jos Marinus (President VIB) and Sven Verstrepen (member of the jury).
PICS FOR BEST MASTER'S THESIS ON SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
- PICS Belgium awards a prize to master theses, on subjects related to supply chain management, that have been submitted to Belgian higher education institutes (universities or colleges) as part of the requirements to obtain a diploma of higher education.
Joren Deweerdt (KU Leuven) won in 2018 with the thesis 'Real-time delay visibility in multimodal transport networks’.
Koen Cobbaert (member of the jury), Joren Deweerdt and Eddy Pellegroms (President PICS Belgium).
Both Prizes are intended for individual theses that were submitted to the higher education institutes in Dutch, French or English during the actual academic year. The writer (or team of writers) of the winning thesis (both Bachelor and Master) gets a reward. Both student and promotor receive an award certificate.