Profile

High school degree and vocational training in logistics operations and management with John Spedition / CargoLine Fulda

Studies of economics and management science at the University of Leipzig and the University of Strasbourg (IECS)

Consultant with zeb/rolfes/schierenbeck.associates (Berlin and Münster), inomic / conoscope (Leipzig and Essen) as well as Campus Sapiens (Essen)

Studies of education sciences and higher education management at the Humboldt-University of Berlin and the University of Kassel (INCHER)

Research assistant at the Institute for Production and Industrial Information Management at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen

PhD degree (Dr. rer. pol.) at the University of Leipzig

Associate Professor for management science and especially logistics management at the FOM University of Applied Sciences Essen and director of the Institute for Logistics and Service Management

Senior researcher at the Institute for Production and Industrial Information Management at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen

International stations: University of Michigan, University of Sydney, TU Istanbul, University of Twente (CHEPS and IEBIS), University of Lugano (IDSIA) and Research Fellow at the European University Institute Florence (School of Regulation, Transport)

Senior project manager at Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML, Dortmund)

Full Professor for Production and Logistics at the University of Göttingen (Stand-in-position since 01.10.2018)


Editor Work



Research Areas


  • Digital production, retail and logistics operations
  • Sustainability in global supply chains
  • Qualification and knowledge management in logistics
  • Efficiency measurement / data envelopment analysis
  • Artificial intelligence and Human-Computer-Interaction (HCI)



Selected Publications

Klumpp, M.; Zijm, W.M.H. (2019):
Logistics Innovation and Social Sustainability: How to Prevent an Artificial Divide in Human-Machine Interaction. Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 40, Issue 3, pp. 265-278
DOI 10.1111/jbl.12198

Klumpp, M.; Hesenius, M.; Meyer, O.; Ruiner, C.; Gruhn ,V. (2019):
Production logistics and human-computer interaction – state-of-the-art, challenges and requirements for the future. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, pp. 1-19
DOI 10.1007/s00170-019-03785-0

Abidi, H.; Dullaert, W.; De Leeuw, S.; Lysko, D.; Klumpp, M. (2019):
Strategic Partner Evaluation Criteria for Logistics Service Provider Networks. International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 438-466
DOI 0.1108/IJLM-07-2017-0178

Klumpp, M. (2018):
Automation and artificial intelligence in business logistics systems: Human reactions and collaboration requirements in: International Journal of Logistics, Vol. 21, No. 3, 224-242
DOI 10.1080/13675567.2017.1384451

Toklu, N.E., Papapanagiotou, V., Klumpp, M., Gambardella, M., Montemanni, R. (2016):
Ant colony optimization for a 2-stage capacitated vehicle routing problem with probabilistic demand increases in: International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 11, No. 1, 5-17
DOI 10.1504/IJBIR.2016.077607

Abidi, H.; de Leeuw, S.; Klumpp, M. (2015):
The value of fourth-party logistics services in the humanitarian supply chain in: Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Vol. 5, No. 1, 35-60
DOI 10.1108/JHLSCM-02-2014-0010

Santarelli, G.; Abidi, H.; Klumpp, M.; Regattieri, A. (2015):
Humanitarian supply chains and performance measurement schemes in practice in: International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 64, No. 6, 784-810
DOI 10.1108/SCM-09-2013-0349

Klumpp, M.; de Boer, H.; Vossensteyn, H. (2014):
Comparing national policies on institutional profiling in Germany and the Netherlands in: Comparative Education, Vol. 50, No. 2, 156-176
DOI 10.1080/03050068.2013.834558