Cluster Logistics

Logistics is an integrated part of production, where mass customization demands huge number and variety of parts being supplied and exposed, without violating cost, availability, quality, and space, and where MPC rules prerequisites for both customer orientation and internal efficiency.

Prioritized areas:​

Efficient and sustainable material flows

The vision is sustainable and efficient supply chains, enabling increased productivity, responsiveness and flexibility. The aim is reduced costs and increased flexibility in the order-to-deliveryprocess and the supply chain as a whole, while contributing to a sustainable development and circularity. 

Materials handling and packaging systems

The vision of the materials handling and packaging systems area is to achieve sustainable and high performing materials handling systems fulfilling manufacturing processes requirements. The aim is to develop systems where the design of operations, equipment and packaging result in efficiency, quality, flexibility, robustness and good ergonomics. ​​

Manufacturing planning and control

Research in the area focuses on planning methods, planning processand organization, planning information, information system support, and the interplay between these issues. The aim and vision is to achieve high-performing and user-friendly planning systems thatcan manage uncertainty and flexibility.

Cluster members

Leif Ohlsson, FKG​, Henrik Brynzér, Volvo Cars​, Lennart Lundgren, Scania​, Lena Palm, AB Volvo​, Mats Johansson, Chalmers​, Lars Medbo, Chalmers​, Magnus Wiktorsson, KTH​, Martin Kurdve, RISE

Contact

Leif Ohlsson, FKG​, leif.ohlsson@fkg.se

Martin Kurdve, RISE​, martin.kurdve@ri.se

 

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