We link logistics with IT.The Center of Excellence Logistics and IT combines the leading research institutions in Dortmund as a scientific location to form an ecosystem for innovation with international appeal: We are making logistics the key scientific discipline of the industrial future.
Our work is on the latest topics of our times.
Applied cognitive ergonomics
Generalisation of previous field and laboratory studies for transfer into practice.
Autonomous logistic systems
Management and control of independently acting elements in logistics systems.
Digital Health Care
Human-centered implementation of new control and communication concepts.
Business models & innovation transfer
Exploitation of technical developments and development of competencies for the transfer of innovation.
Conceptualization and implementation of information logistics processes.
Machine learning in logistics as the key to new products and processes.
Basics for the new generation of Human-Technology-Interaction.
Software engineering in intralogistics
Use of architectural concepts for the software development of cyber-physical systems.
We do research for the benefit of people, the economy and society.
Excellent research and teaching by linking people with expertise.
Applying and using research in new contexts.
Innovation guide and companion for new technologies.
New ways to license software and data.
Nucleus for technology and knowledge-intensive spin-offs.
Fostering the next generation of scientists in logistics.
Cooperation and collaboration – our driving force.
Discussions about research and results with a series of workshops.
Inter-organizational use of all service facilities.
Summer School für Promovierende der Logistik.
Partnerships at strategic and operational level.
Series of publications
Whitepapers outline the future of logistics.
Conferences and congresses
Participation in national and international events.
News and events
On 12 May, a presence day in the Rotterdam Sharehouse between researchers from the Netherlands and Dortmund was originally planned. Due to the corona pandemic...