SDSB Alumna declared winner at International Physical Internet Conference (IPIC 2018)

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Sahrish Jaleel Shaikh completed her Bachelors in Management Science (MGS) from Suleman Dawood School of Business at Lahore University of Management Sciences in 2016. She was hired by Procter & Gamble Pakistan as the Associate Manager Supply Network Operations after graduation where she was handling import logistics for the company. She worked there for one year during which she was selected as a Fulbright Scholar and joined Georgia Institute of Technology to pursue a Masters degree in Supply Chain Engineering in August 2017.

During her second semester, Sahrish was working on a Physical Internet (PI) project related to the Hyperconnected Network of Marine Containers from Port to cities focusing on the South Eastern region of USA. The Physical Internet Initiative aims at transforming the way physical objects are moved, stored, realized, supplied and used, pursuing global logistics efficiency and sustainability.

She was selected by her university to present at the International Physical Internet Conference (IPIC 2018) held in Netherlands, Europe in June 2018. Sahrish was declared the winner of North America at this conference and brought back the award for her university this summer.