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University Teacher, Operations & Supply Chain Management


+358 29 450 2410
+358 50 438 8309
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Areas of expertise

Supply chain management
Corporate social responsibility
Circular economy


Dr. Sini Laari is a university teacher in Operations & Supply Chain Management. Her main field of research is sustainability in supply chains. Her research primarily draws from statistical research methods. She teaches supply chain management and sustainability and supervises theses at all levels.

Sini defended her award-winning doctoral thesis on the connection between firm performance and green supply chain management in University of Turku in 2016. After that, she worked 6 months at the Finnish Defence Research Agency before returning to University of Turku as a postdoctoral researcher.

She has published articles in International Journal of Production and Operations Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, Business Strategy and the Environment, and Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, for example, and acts as a reviewer for several journals.

In her freetime Sini enjoys playing floorball and spending time outdoors.


  • LOG1 Supply Chain Management
  • Business games (Beer Game, Lean Game)
  • MJO4 Ethical issues is business
  • Supervision of Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral theses


  • Sustainable supply chain management
  • Green logistics
  • Circular economy
  • Firm performance
  • Supply chain trends
  • Survey research


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Logistiikkaselvitys 2023 (2023)

Solakivi Tomi, Ojala Lauri, Laari Sini, Töyli Juuso, Toivonen Noora, Metsäaho Veeti
(Julkaistu kehittämis- tai tutkimusraportti taikka -selvitys (D4))