The Logistics Cluster: Organizing Chaos in Humanitarian Logistics

Harwin de Vries, Maria Besiou

Research output: Other contributionAcademic


This case provides students with a close to real-life experience in disaster relief. Students face time-pressure, lack of information, contradicting needs of various stakeholders, and unforeseeable events that require an immediate change of course. Students learn by trial-and-error and through reflection upon mistakes. The case takes between 4 and 10 hours and consists of diverse steps/phases.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages34
Publication statusPublished - 20 Dec 2022


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