WARSAW – 26 November 2015 – Around 100 full-time, part-time and postgraduate students attended Prologis’ lecture on the role of distribution facilities in the supply chain that was held today at the Poznań School of Logistics (WSL).
The lecture, which was the fifth held by company specialists at the Poznań School of Logistics, was delivered by Paweł Sapek, senior vice president & country manager, Prologis Poland, and Michał Ptaszyński, director land & development, Prologis Poland.
During their two-hour lecture, the Prologis experts presented the role of distribution facilities in the distribution channel, the advantages and disadvantages of the various forms of real estate use and how efficient building management can influence the efficiency of the supply chain. They demonstrated to the specialists of the future that logistics is impossible without a warehouse.
"Given our mission and thought leadership in the industry, we are committed to sharing our knowledge and experience,” said Paweł Sapek. “The lecture was attended by young and ambitious people who will have a great impact on the logistics market. We are honoured that we can support their education.”
“The hands-on presentation on the role of distribution facilities in the supply chain met with great interest from the students,” said Alicja Gruszczyńska, WSL’s spokeswoman.“Lectures presented by Prologis perfectly complement the courses taught at WSL. We are very glad that our students can gain knowledge directly from top specialists.”
Prologis has co-operated with the Poznań School of Logistics for the past 10 years, supporting the university with its knowledge and experience. The company also awards scholarships to the best WSL students for their bachelor’s and master’s theses and to the best WSL graduate for their academic record under the “Prologis for the Best” contest. Detailed information on the contest is available on the university website, “Życie Studenckie – Konkursy” tab.
Prologis is the leading provider of distribution facilities in Poland with more than 2.2 million square metres of logistics and industrial space (as of September 30, 2015).