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Fachforen LogiMAT 2020

Hochkarätige Experten aus Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft informieren über die wichtigsten Themen und neuesten Trends der innerbetrieblichen Logistik auf Vortragsflächen inmitten der Messehallen.


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Nicht "Fach-Chinesisch" sondern praxisnahe Wissensvermittlung auf Kongressniveau für Strategen und Praktiker aus Beschaffung, Produktion, Lager und Versand steht im Vordergrund.


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FF 2020 - Kornacher, HSA_ops, EN


11:00 -

Logistics and climate responsibility

Ideas for reducing emissions by 55% in 10 years

  • Deutsch
Hall 9
Forum E
  • Chaired by: Alexandra Kornacher, Head of Design, Research Group for Optimizing Added Value at the University of Augsburg (HSA_ops)


    Reducing emissions is an urgent concern, if we are to meet the Climate Action Plan 2050. Commercial logistics is responsible for a part of these emissions in the transport and industrial sectors, but changes since 1990 have been marginal. The goal is still to reduce emissions in comparison to today´s levels by 55% (in transport) and 34% (in industry) by the intermediate date of 2030. In this forum experts will be exploring how this goal can still be achieved, in Pecha-Kucha-style presentations and in discussions with the audience.


FF 2020 - Pfeiffer, F-IPA, EN


14:45 -

Efficient order-picking with AI

Warehouse logistics, handling and route planning

  • Deutsch
Hall 9
Forum E
  • Chaired by: Dr.-Ing. Kai Pfeiffer, Group Director, Service Robotics for Industry and Commerce, Fraunhofer IPA, Dortmund


    Reliability and short delivery times play an ever more important role in purchase decisions. Commissioning therefore needs to be fast and efficient. Whether that job is done by a human operative or a machine, intelligent algorithms have the overview. They gather orders together in batches, plan the routes and allocate warehouse space. Artificial intelligence enables robots to reliably identify goods, grasp them securely and lay them in an ordered way in shipping cartons. By means of “deep learning”, AGVs identify the best route and adapt their driving behavior to suit the situation.


FF 2020 - Schulz, IFT, IFT-Tag, EN


09:30 -

Intralogistics – Future – Technology

New technologies in intralogistics

  • Deutsch
Hall 9
Forum E
  • Chaired by: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Schulz, Director, Institute of Mechanical Handling and Logistics (IFT), University of Stuttgart


    Sequence 1
    09:30 - 10:00

    Studying logistics – online and in-work

    Further learning with the University of Stuttgart

    The MASTER:ONLINE in Logistics Management course is one of a number of pioneering initiatives in Germany to offer online study for people already in work. Students learn technical as well as business competences culminating in a master´s degree or a professional certificate. The “Master of Business and Engineering in Logistics Management” (MBE) is internationally recognized and a pathway to a PhD. Find out in this forum about flexible and needs-oriented study options.

    Sequence 2
    10:00 - 11:00

    Excellence in manual order-picking

    Designing efficient and flexible manual order-picking systems

    Manual order-picking systems offer high flexibility at low investment cost. People are capable of adapting quickly to dynamic, heterogeneous processes and when there are capacity fluctuations, people can move to other functions within the company. For that reason manual activities are an integral feature of commissioning processes in production and distribution logistics. This series of talks by practitioners and researchers delivers specific, scientifically founded approaches to planning and optimizing manual order-picking systems.

    Sequence 3
    11:30 - 12:30

    Decentralized control in automated material flow systems

    Needs-oriented component sequencing on location

    Material flow systems that are capable of reacting to event-driven real-time needs at the sink have to be flexible. A static pearl chain which takes several days to work through does not meet these demands. Integrating human sensory and cognitive capabilities as a decentralized decision-making point in automated material flow systems creates flexibility in dealing with event-driven situations.

    Sequence 4
    13:30 - 14:30

    Simulation of material flow systems

    Planning and control in research and practice

    As a result of ever shorter innovation and development cycles, growing competitive pressure and an increasing variety of services and products, material flow simulation is becoming more and more important.
    Three talks are presented in this series: The first two talks, by the Institute of Mechanical Handling and Logistics at Stuttgart University, are an introduction to the themes of simulation-based planning and control of material flow systems. The final talk is by SimPlan AG, a leading simulation service-provider in the area of material flow systems.

    Sequence 5
    15:00 - 16:00

    Sensorics for autonomous logistics systems

    Approaches and solutions from research and industry

    Whether mobile, stationary or a mix of both – autonomous systems need sensors. What applies to vehicles, applies also to logistics. When systems make decisions independently and should also be able to react to unexpected occurrences, then sensors provide the required information about the environment. This information can be acquired at the autonomous system itself, or also through the installed infrastructure. Approaches and solutions to sensorics in autonomous logistics systems are presented in this series of talks.


FF 2020 - Henke, F-IML, Alurout EN


10:00 -

German-Chinese cooperations in logistics

Latest developments, opportunities and challenges

  • Deutsch
Halle 9
Forum E
  • Chaired by: Prof. Dr. Michael Henke, Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics, Dortmund


    Through the latest developments in technology and the world economy, trade relations between Germany and China are taking on increasing importance. Exchange between logistics experts in both countries and the implementation of joint research and industrial projects are essential in order to be able to meet the global challenges together. In this forum experts from research and industry discuss the trends and developments as well as the opportunities and challenges of cooperation projects between Germany and China in Logistics 4.0.