In our modern societies, transport logistics processes and systems seem to have reached their limits for expansion. The effects of transport logistics on the environment and human health contribute to major problems. This situation calls for new approaches for transport logistics and for managing sustainability. In this paper, we pick up the technological… (More)
1.1.1 Introduction Logistics management is currently facing major challenges. The integration of the value chain and the growing importance of spatially and organi-sationally distributed production networks strongly increase the need for logistical coordination. Growing customer orientation requires product customization and increased responsiveness in… (More)
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This paper introduces a decision-making model for autonomous cooperating logistics processes (ALPs) in transport organizations, an emerging technology following the paradigm of self-organisation from an interdisciplinary perspective. INTRODUCTION The desire and possibility to have goods available nearly anywhere at any time have contributed to a tremendous… (More)
Autonomous cooperating logistic processes seem to be a promising approach to increase the robustness of logistics systems. Searching for the necessary organizational prerequisites for the successful implementation and sustainment of autonomous cooperating logistic processes we pick up the concept of robustness and use the New Systems Theory to outline a… (More)