Sandria Weißhuhn

PhD Candidate

Sandria Weißhuhn

PhD Candidate

Sandria Weißhuhn is a PhD candidate in Supply Chain Management at Kühne Logistics University since September 2018. She joined as one of the university’s outstanding graduates in its M. Sc. Global Logistics Program in 2018. Her master’s degree at KLU was complemented with a semester abroad at the Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific at National University of Singapore. Prior to KLU she studied International Business at Cologne Business School and California State University, Northridge. Beyond her studies, Sandria gained practical experience in strategic internship positions at DHL Supply Chain and Ernst & Young.

Sandria first got in touch with academic research when publishing and presenting her bachelor thesis work, a comprehensive analysis of the optimal distribution centre location of technology companies in Eastern Europe, in the course of the BME’s 10th Supply Management Symposium in March 2017. In the same year, she also took a student research assistant opportunity at KLU. Her research in the PhD program will be related to her master thesis on “Smart Replenishment Systems”. In particular, Sandria is interested in new business models and improved logistics processes arising from smart devices at the consumer stage with the potential to track and transmit point-of-consumption data in real time.


Tel: +49 40 328707-308
Fax: +49 40 328707-109


Academic Position

since 2018Research Assistant, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2017Student Research Assistant, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany

Professional Experience

2017Internship in Transaction Advisory Services at Ernst & Young GmbH
2016Bachelor Thesis about the Optimal Regional Distribution Center Location of Technology Companies in Eastern Europe at DHL Supply Chain Management GmbH
2015Internship in Business Development for the Global Technology Sector at DHL Supply Chain Management GmbH


since 2018PhD Candidate in Supply Chain Management, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2018Master of Science in Global Logistics & SCM, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2017Exchange Semester, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2016Bachelor of Arts in International Business, Cologne Business School, Germany
2015Semester abroad, California State University Northridge, Northridge, USA (Supported by Fulbright and DAAD PROMOS Scholarships)