Chair of Production and Logistics

Chair of Production and Logistics

Through teaching we convey the applications of classical and innovationve methods and models that support in the decision-making processes relevant to production and logistics management.

Central to our research activities are planing and decision-making models for the improvement of resource and energy efficiency for applications in individual companies and supply chains.

Successful disputation of Dr. Tim Schröder

Disputation Tim

On Tuesday, July 4th 2017, Dr. Tim Schröder successfully defended his thesis "Simultane Planung von Standort, Kapazität und Konfiguration von Bioraffinerien". We congratulate Dr. Schröder on his doctorate and wish him all the best for his future!

Doctoral Seminar of the Chair of Production and Logistics


This year’s doctoral seminar of the Chair of Production and Logistics took place in Leipzig from 23rd to 26th of August 2016. The participants use this seminar as a platform in order to present their scientific work and receive feedback. Apart from these scientific lectures and discussions, the Chair visited logistics companies and research facilities in and around Leipzig. Among them were the production sites of the all-electric BMW i3 and the plug-in hybrid BMW i8, the DHL Hub in Leipzig, the Amazon distribution center in Leipzig and the biorefinery of the Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes in Leuna. Besides this, the trip included a leisure time program under perfect weather conditions.

“Original unverpackt” published an article by our research assistant Christina Scharpenberg

Homepage OU

The Original Unverpackt (OU) GmbH published an article by our research assistant Christina Scharpenberg on their website. In this article, the results of her master thesis, which she wrote in cooperation with OU, are presented. In the context of her thesis, she conducted a life cycle assessment. Within this life cycle assessment, the simplified supply chains of packaging systems used by OU were compared to the supply chains of similar products packed in disposable packaging. The article is available under the following link. For further information, see the October issue of uni|inform.