A four-person team of students, with one student representing each MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Network (MIT SCALE) center, took first place in the finals of the 5th annual Global Challenge of The Fresh Connection. The Fresh Connection is a supply chain simulation competition designed to engage participants in making strategic and tactical decisions with the goal of improving the financial performance of a fictional company.
MIT CTL is pleased to congratulate the following winners, who beat teams from Bosch and Siemens from Germany and Fuji Xerox from Australia:
- Gustavo Escudero, Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management student from the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (Bogotá, Colombia)
- Nadya Petrova, Supply Chain Management masters student from MIT (Cambridge, MA, USA)
- Richard Swapp, Logistics and Supply Chain Management masters student from the Zaragoza Logistics Center (Zaragoza, Spain)
- Sagar Neel De, Supply Chain Management masters student from the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (Shah Alam, Malaysia)
From left to right: Sagar Neel De, Richard Swapp, Gustavo Escudero, and Nadya Petrova