Workshop Do you understand Logistic? - the "introduction" of SLOG Challenge

(VLU30/7/2021) - On the afternoon of July 25, 2021, the SLOG CHALLENGE contest organized by the Faculty of Commerce of Van Lang University had an impressive "launch" with the Workshop "Do you understand Logistic?"

In order to provide a useful playground for students who are passionate about Logistics and Supply Chain Management, the Faculty of Commerce of Van Lang University organized the SLOG CHALLENGE contest, gathering young seeds from many universities in the city, creating opportunities for students to learn and compete in a healthy way, thereby finding many talented students and raising social awareness about the role of Logistics in the economic field. In addition, on the basis of practical education, the Organizing Committee of SLOG CHALLENGE - Van Lang University also hopes that the program will act as a bridge connecting students with businesses, creating useful values ​​for the community in the future.

vlu khoa thuong mai to chuc workshop slog challenge fSLOG CHALLENGE is a playground for VLU students and young people who are passionate about Logistics

Workshop welcome: “Do you understand about Logistics?” with the participation of more than 100 contestants, led by 2 experienced speakers in the field: Ms. Nguyen Thi My Linh - Business Intelligence Warehousing Lead of Shopee Vietnam and Mr. Tran Thanh Duong - Head of Technical - Quality Department of Allnex Vietnam Co., Ltd. With many years of experience in the field of logistics and supply chain management, the two speakers helped students generalize their background knowledge, answered many questions for the participants, and gave advice on handling practical situations.

vlu khoa thuong mai to chuc workshop slog challenge bThe first workshop in the series of training activities of SLOG CHALLENGE was well received by the students

Within the framework of the Workshop, Ms. Nguyen Thi My Linh helped the contestants understand more deeply about the concepts of closed supply chain, reverse logistics and ethical values ​​in supply chain management. At the same time, she also answered some questions about Shopee's efficient storage and inventory management process, inventory management method, and quick responses to situations when the data on the WMS is skewed vs reality.

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With practical experience accumulated in the process of coordinating Engineering - Quality of a large company, Mr. Tran Thanh Duong brought in-depth explanations on commonly used terms such as Cycle Time, Down Time, Lead Time, etc to help young students have an overview of the production process at a factory. Mr. Tran Thanh Duong said: “Currently, the logistics industry is one of the key industries and has even greater potential for development. The job optimization that logistics brings will also help businesses optimize profits.”

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At the end of the talk, with the support of the Organizing Committee, the SLOG CHALLENGE contestants started the multiple-choice part of Round 2. Within 10 minutes of logging in, candidates must answer 6 questions based on the knowledge learned from the Workshop. After that, candidates will receive an email with the topic and have 1 week to prepare for the essay test to complete Round 2. The official results will be compiled and announced by the Organizing Committee after July 31, 2021.


Round 1 - Fill in the application form (June 7, 2021 – July 16, 2021): Candidates register to participate online in individual form. Organizer committee selects applications that meet the criteria to participate in Workshop 1 and visit the factory. It is expected that 60 online applications will be selected.

Round 2 - Online exam to solve case studies (July 17, 2021 - August 2, 2021): Candidates do case study problems given by organizers from the knowledge you have learned in Workshop 1 and visit the house machine. The program is expected to include 3 Workshops to equip candidates with necessary skills and knowledge.

Round 3 - Mentor selection and vice versa (August 4, 2021 – August 16, 2021): Contestants will receive topics for the final round and be formed into a group, working with experienced mentors with extensive experience in the field of Logistics.

Round 4 - Final Round (August 17 - October 15, 2021): The final night is the time when the groups present their work results and listen to comments and assessments from the judges.

Reporter: Hoai Anh

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