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Research Priorities

In our research, we seek to develop procedures for the management of supply chains. We thereby investigate optimization concepts for purchasing, production, logistics and services. The chairs of the Supply Chain Management priority area have each set their own priorities:

Professor Dr. Fabian J. Sting

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Technology and Innovation Strategy
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Process Innovation
  • Project Management

Professor Dr. Horst Tempelmeier, Acad. Director Dr. Johannes Antweiler

  • Productive 4.0
  • Node Design, Factory Planning
  • Production planning and control
  • Lotsizing
  • Sequencing /Scheduling
  • Inventory Management
  • Purchasing and Order Management

Professor Ulrich W. Thonemann, Ph.D.

  • Optimization procedures, e.g. for distribution networks and stocks
  • Crew scheduling
  • Behavioural operations