Digitalization in Supply Chain Management and Logistics
Smart and Digital Solutions for an Industry 4.0 Environment
Since 2006 the annual conference Hamburg International Conference of Logistics (HICL) at Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) is dedicated to facilitate the exchange of ideas and contribute to the improved understanding and practice of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. HICL provides a creative environment, which attracts researchers and practitioners from all over the world.
This volume contains research contributions by an international group of authors addressing innovative and technology-based approaches for logistics and supply chains. They present business models and investment options for enhanced strategic decision making as well as recent approaches for supply chain risk management.
This volume, edited by Wolfgang Kersten, Thorsten Blecker and Christian Ringle, provides valuable insights into the digitalization of Supply Chain Management and Logistics with regard to:
Innovation and Technology Management
Advanced Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Risk and Security Management
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.