This volume contains research contributions by an international group of authors addressing innovative and technology-based approaches for logistics and sustainability. They present simulation studies, systems, and models for optimizations and digitalized solutions with a focus on maritime as well port and city logistics.
This volume, edited by Carlos Jahn, Wolfgang Kersten, and Christian Ringle, provides valuable insights into digital transformation in logistics with regard to:
- Maritime Logistics
- Port Logistics
- City Logistics
- Business Analytics
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carlos Jahn, Jahrgang 1966, ist Leiter des Instituts für Maritime Logistik der Technischen Universität Hamburg und in Personalunion Leiter des Fraunhofer-Centers für Maritime Logistik und Dienstleistungen in Hamburg.
Seinen beruflichen Werdegang begann Carlos Jahn als Matrose und später als Offizier in der Bundesmarine. Er studierte Maschinenbau an der Helmut-Schmidt-Universität in Hamburg und Wirtschaftswissenschaften an der Fernuniversität Hagen. Anschließend promovierte er als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter des Fraunhofer IFF an der Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg..
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Kersten is the director of the Institute of Business Logistics and General Management at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH). He has more than 10 years’ experience in industry as senior manager at Daimler AG, as a senior researcher at Technische Universität München (TUM).
Prof. Kersten is vice-chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the AiF German Federation of Industrial Research Associations and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Logistics Association (BVL).
His research interests include logistics and supply chain management, supply chain risk management, complexity management, and process optimization, undertaking various projects in these fields together with manufacturing industry and logistics service providers..
Dr. Christian M. Ringle is a Full Professor and Managing Director of the Institute for Human Resource Management and Organizations at the Hamburg University of Technology and Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Business and Law Professor at the University of Newcastle (Australia). He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas, received his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Hamburg and has been a Visiting Researcher at various universities worldwide (e.g. Georgia State University, Manchester Business School, Osaka City University, University of Technology Sydney). His research mainly addresses the management of organizations, strategic and human resource management, marketing as well as quantitative methods for business and market research.