First edition of the Worten Merit Award in Warehouse and Materials Management
A group of five students from Técnico – Taguspark campus, won the first edition of the Worten Merit Award in Warehouse and Materials Management. The challenge was to find a solution to improve Worten’s warehouse operations.
The Industrial Engineering and Management MSc students Guilherme São Pedro, Jorge Mira, Jessica Roberts, Mariana da Silva and Vitor Ferreira, created a project that focus on service automation that aims “to ensure the best possible response during peak demand, like Christmas and Black Friday”.
The award was delivered by two Worten representatives: engineer Hugo Alexandre, Supply Chain Management, and engineer Afonso Barroso, Area Coordinator. Engineer Hugo Alexandre stressed the importance of the partnership between Técnico and Worten, which made this award possible: “We are delivering this merit award for the first time. In the future, we want to provide more means and resources, both for teaching and research activities”.
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