About Kühne Logistics University
Kühne Logistics University – Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Logistik und Unternehmensführung (KLU) – is a private university located in Hamburg’s HafenCity. The independent, state-certified university’s major research areas are Sustainability, Digital Transformation and Value Creation in the fields of Transport, Global Logistics, and Supply Chain Management.
KLU is one of very few private universities in Germany entitled to confer their own PhDs. The 2021 ranking of the Wirtschaftswoche identifies KLU as one of the strongest research universities in the field of Business Administration in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH region). Comparing the research output per professor among all participating universities, KLU ranked fourth in Germany and eighth in the DACH region. In the latest CHE university ranking, KLU obtained the highest marks for all major criteria.
With one Bachelor, two MSc degree programmes and a structural doctoral programme, and a part-time MBA Leadership & SCM, KLU offers its over 400 full-time students a high level of specialisation and excellent learning conditions. KLU has an international team of 30 professors who teach in English. In open, tailor-made management seminar series, industry specialists and managers alike benefit from the application of academic findings to practical issues.
About the collection
The KLU case study series is the result of relevant research projects and teaching experiences at KLU. Each case goes through an intensive internal review process within the faculty and student body. The collection covers various topics in the field of logistics, supply chain management, and leadership. External institutions associated with KLU, such as other universities or foundations, also contribute to the collection.
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Available from The Case Centre
KLU’s collection of cases, and their accompanying instructor materials, is available from The Case Centre.
KLU’s materials are also part of our discounted pricing scheme for members in developing countries.