14 April 2020

Supply Chain Meesterschap - boekrecensie van Peter Streefkerk

Lees nu de lovende boekrecensie van Peter Streefkerk voor ‘Supply Chain Meesterschap’ van auteur Ed Weenk, MSc, PDEng

“Dat het boek zich onderscheidt van andere goede boeken over #SupplyChainManagement is wel duidelijk. Al is het maar door het zeer hoog praktische gehalte en de koppeling met de interactieve game ‘The Fresh Connection’.” volgens Peter Streefkerk!





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23 December 2019

Moscow victorious in Russian Final of the Global Student Challenge

The first-ever Russian Final of the Global Student Challenge powered by The Fresh Connection took place in the Saint-Petersburg during 9th and 10th of December 2019.  

This event was hosted by Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University and welcomed 7 qualified teams from different universities. As a part of their journey to the GSC20, each team went through qualification rounds of The Fresh Connection at their home universities and those winning participants joined the first Russian Final of the Global Student Challenge!

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03 May 2019

Politecnico di Milano claims champion title in Global Student Challenge 2019

After a spectacular action packed week, the Award Ceremony was the highlight of the Global Final Week 2019. CoolTuristi from Politecnico di Milano, Italy convincingly claimed the championship title of this year’s Global Student Challenge.

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18 January 2019

Inchainge Connect Educator Conference 2019

The Inchainge Connect Educator Conference 2019 – focused on Supply Chain Education, developed together with the Windesheim University of Applied Science. 

The Educator Conference will run in parallel with the Global Final of #1 SCM student competition, “The Global Student Challenge”. This prestigious competition hosts 25+ best SCM student teams and their educators from all over the world every year.

Our Educator Conference programme gives you the opportunity to discover exciting new technologies and teaching methods that will reshape the future of education!

For more information or to register, contact us at: education@inchainge.com

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18 January 2019

Book 'Mastering the Supply Chain' to be published in March 2019

The Fresh Connection will soon have it’s own book!
Inchainge Education Associate Ed Weenk has written a book called ‘Mastering Supply Chain’ that is to be published in March.








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04 May 2018

McGill University claims the Global Student Challenge 2018 title

After a spectacular week full of company interaction, networking, teamwork & team building, and of course international competition at the highest level, the Award Ceremony was the highlight to top off the Global Final Week 2018 hosted by Windesheim University of applied sciences in Zwolle.
The Fresh Print from McGill University, Canada convincingly claimed the championship title of this year’s Global Student Challenge. This year for the first time the two tracks, The Cool Connection (TCC) and The Fresh Connection (TFC), merged during the Global Final Week forcing all teams to play 3 rounds of both simulations. The Canadian team, consisting of fulltime Master students, that won the North- & South America Regional Final in January had an outstanding performance throughout the 3 rounds of The Fresh Connection, claiming 1st spot halfway through the competition. The Cool Connection track resulted in a fierce battle but in the end the team from McGill University prevailed and was awarded this year’s crown and €10,000 in cash!

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20 April 2018

Train-the-Teacher Training at ENCG de Sèttat, Morocco

Ecole Nationale de Commerce et de Gestion in Sèttat, Morocco, in the Maghreb region, was host today of an in-house Train-the-Teacher Training of The Fresh Connection. As many as 26 participants from 10 institutes, and 5 companies, all closely involved in Supply Chain Management, either from an education or professional point of view, were trained to learn more about The Fresh Connection and to experience the game themselves.

In the morning the participants were welcomed by the previous and present Directors of ENCG.


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20 April 2018

Prime Minister Rutte and Inchainge together in trade mission to China

Prime Minister Rutte traveled to China with about 165 companies and knowledge institutes.

“One of the companies that could literally bridge China and the Netherlands is Inchainge. This company is specialized in developing and marketing simulations and learning programs in Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Finance. They have been active in China since 2013 and Development Manager Turner Tian told us why they are joining the Minister-President to China.”

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11 April 2018

Inchainge signs agreement with China Federation of Logistic Professionals to promote The Fresh Connection

In the presence of our Minister for foreign trade, mrs. Sigrid Kaag, Michiel Steeman of Inchainge signed an agreement yesterday with the China Federation of Logistic Professionals to promote The Fresh Connection in logistic and supply chain education across China.





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23 February 2018

German Regional Final of the Global Student Challenge at DAV/BVL Campus

Students from Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg claim victory at the German Regional Final of the Global Student Challenge.

Last Saturday the BVL campus in Bremen was buzzing with excitement. A total of 64 students from 13 universities gathered to battle for the honor of representing Germany. Students were challenged to perform individually and in teams.


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20 December 2017

Beijing based and top ranked Tsinghua University confirmed to use our supply chain simulations

This week. Beijing based and top ranked Tsinghua University  confirmed to use our supply chain simulations  The Fresh Connection and The Cool Connection for the next couple of years. China is clearly investing in supply chain knowledge. Exciting times ahead.

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19 December 2017

Regional Benelux Final of the Global Student Challenge

What caused these interested faces?

Last Saturday at the HAN University of Applied Sciences, the top performing students from the Benelux competed against each other.

More than 100 students divided over 27 teams from 12 different universities gathered for an action packed interactive day.  In addition to competing in The Fresh Connection business simulation, students could speed-date, attend workshops and interact with our partner companies!  Special thanks to The Coca-Cola Company, XPO Logistics Nederland XPO, KPMGPLUS Retail, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and Buck Consultants International  for making this day a true career event!

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11 January 2017

26 of the top 100 universities in SCM use the Inchainge simulations in their courses

26 of the ranked 100 universities in SCM World’s list of ‘Markers of Supply Chain Talent 2016’ use The Fresh Connection or The Cool Connection in their courses.


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14 November 2016

Experts' Train the Teacher at TU Dortmund

DORTMUND (Germany), 14th November 2016 – Inchainge Trainer Patrick Willems today hosted an ‘Experts’ Train the Teacher training day at the TU in Dortmund. Experienced teachers were trained on different subjects they encounter in their daily teaching activities. ROI’s went up high, even in specific scenario’s.

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12 October 2016

2016's exciting APICS TFC Global Final in Washington D.C.

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31 October 2014

7 steps to support a sustainable S&OP culture

An interesting blog about 7 steps to support a sustainable S&OP culture.


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22 October 2014

APICS SCC Announces Sun Yat Sen University of China Global Student Contest Winner

New Orleans, LA (October 21, 2014) – APICS Supply Chain Council (APICS SCC) is proud to name Sun Yat Sen University (from China) the overall winner of the APICS Fresh Connection Global Student Contest. A total of 12 student-led teams from around the world were selected to attend APICS 2014 and participate in the annual scholarship case competition.

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18 June 2014

The contestants for the APICS The Fresh Connection Global Student Final are known

We congratulate the teams from the following universities on winning their regional competitions and thus having qualified for the APICS The Fresh Connection Global Student Final on October 17th in New Orleans, U.S.A.:

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