Institute of Production and Logistics


According to the orientation of the university and the development plan of the department, the institute carries out problem- and application-oriented research. The activities focus on the following topics:

  • Bioenergy, forestry, transport logistics:
    design of forest - biomass - logistics systems, methods of transport resource planning
  • Timber industry:
    material flow design, concepts of production planning
  • Environmentally compatible transport:
    simulation und analysis of hinterland container terminals (national award 2007)
  • Humanitarian logistics:
    optimisation of extramural health care services
  • Food logistics:
    supply chain optimisation and coordination

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