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CSCMP India Supply Chain Challenge & Training 


The Ultimate Supply Chain Training & Competition

By winning the competition, your team will get 4 seats for SCPro Level 1 Certification, worth $3900, by CSCMP (Counsil of Supply Chain Management Professionals). 

Compete with the brightest minds in the Industry in respective categories. Get recognition and awards by the top Industry Leaders of Supply Chain of regional and global companies. Showcase your talent and accelerate you career. This competition is based on The Fresh Connection simulation; a Real-World mirrored Supply Chain simulation

The Fresh Connection is a real world cross functional business simulation challenge wherein Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement individuals come together as a team to learn and demonstrate their skills & knowledge.

Over 100 countries and regions, 500 enterprises and hundreds of institutions (including MIT) have participated in this challenge. 

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Coca Cola

Beroe Consulting

Reckitt Benckiser


Mondelez International

Asian Paints


1. SCProTM Level 1 Certification -By winning the competition, your team will get 4 seats for SCPro Level 1 Certification, worth US $3900, by CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals). 

2. Top three winning teams will be awarded at inflection Awards on September 2018, Delhi NCR in front of Indian and Global Industry leaders.


3. The National Winner gets a chance to compete in Global Challenge(conditions apply)*


4. All the participants will get certification on Supply Chain Management training on September 2018

What Will You Gain ?

Professional Training

  • A simulation based learning experience, which is 10 times more powerful than a theoretical training.

  • A professional training by Industry Experts

International Networking

  • Acquaint with global and domestic Supply Chain & Procurement elites, grow your connections, develop your workforce and exchange ideas with them.


  • Build your teams with your customers, suppliers and peers to make them aware of supply chain collaboration and fortify your relationship with them.

Certification: Proof of Excellence

  • Successful candidates will receive Proof of Excellence and Experience with the certificate of entitlement exhibiting their achievements and talents.

Assess your skill gaps

  • The individuals put their best talents in the real test and find their gaps.

  • This challenge will help you be the judge of your Supply Chain & Procurement proficiencies and assess your disparities with the other professionals.

Practical Exposure

  • Move from theoretical training to expand your approach towards practical exposure and experience real world Supply Chain Management & Procurement operations on one of the best Simulation tools.

Industry Recognition

  • Get recognition amongst Industry leaders, suppliers, customer, peers, & human resources.

Entry in Award Ceremony

  • Access to the Inflection Award Ceremony where you can join Top Industry Leaders in the Celebrations.

Past Glimpses

Participants Experience

-Some of the Companies who have experienced TFC

The Challenge

  1. The challenge is to run your own fictitious company ‘The Fresh Connection’ and save it from financial ruins by making best strategic and tactical choices.

  2. The Fresh Connection is a manufacturer of fruit juices and is delivering to retail channels. Due to its financial crisis, a new management team has been appointed to make it profitable again.

  3. Each team consists of four people, each serving as a decision maker in the operations, purchasing, sales and supply chain departments of an orange juice production company. A fifth member may also join the team as ‘coach’.

  4. The Supply Chain operation of the enterprise needs to improve with the coordination among the roles. The team has to complete several rounds with critical and vital choices.

  5. At the end of each round, the intelligent software behind "The Fresh Connection" will score you and the team with highest ROI on orange juice wins.


Introduction to the simulation, business problem, various decisions, sample round of decisions to give comfort to all the participants

  1. Round 1: Trade-off Management

  2. Round 2: Supply Chain Strategy and KPI alignment

  3. Round 3: Sales and Operations Planning

Why TFC ?

  • Fortune Global 500: 40 of top 100 Manufacturing Businesses are using TFC.

  • Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 25: Over 50% are using TFC

  • Global Top 10 of 3rd Party Logistics Providers: 40% are using TFC.

  • World leading firms such as Apple, Unilever, IBM , IKEA , KPMG, DuPont, Accenture, Philips, DHL, LG, Toyota, Shell, Kodak and Universities such as MIT, IIT, BHU, NMIMS, University of Maryland, PennState, Eastern Michigan University, University of Barcelona have used TFC.

  • Companies who have experienced The Fresh Connection find it is not only highly effective but has a lasting impact on participants, delivering long-term benefits and making it the World’s Best Value Chain Management Learning Experience.