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Welcome to the Institute of Production and Logistics Management!

We focus on quantitative methods (Prescriptive Analytics) in support of decision-making in both research and teaching in the areas of operations, logistics, and supply chain management. In addition, we focus on a wide range of topics that include sustainable facility location and routing problems, shared mobility systems, disaster relief logistics, generic multi-objective optimization approaches, as well as pesonnel and production scheduling.

Our homepage contains information about our academic degree program, Master's theses, current research projects, and events.

The endowed chair "Sustainable Transportation Logistics 4.0" (ITS) has also been part of the Institute of Production and Logistics Management (PLM) since October 2018. Detailed information about the chair is available at: jku.at/its



Institute of Production- and Logistics Management


Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


Managementzentrum, 4th floor, Trakt B, Room 406 B

Office Hours (Secretary)

Mon-Wed: 8:30 - 11:30 AM and 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Thurs: 1:00 - 3:30 PMr
Fri: 8:30 - 11:30 AM

Home Office:
Friday, 14.04.2023


+43 732 2468 5501



News & Events

News 30.09.2023

OEGOR Master's Thesis Prize 2023

Verena Stallhofer (Institute of Production and Logistics Management) receives the master's thesis award from the Austrian Society for Operations Research.

News 15.09.2023

PLM@OR 2023

The PLM team contributed five talks to this year’s Operations Research Conference in Hamburg. 

[Translate to Englisch:] PLM-Team@OR 2023
News 12.09.2023

New paper @ INFORMS Journal on Computing (VHB A)

Since September 12, 2023, the paper titled "Enhancing Branch-and-Bound for Multiobjective 0-1 Programming" by Nicolas Forget and Sophie N. Parragh has been available online.

[Translate to Englisch:] IJOC paper
News 01.09.2023

New Professor for Business Analytics and Technology Transformation

Markus Sinnl has accepted the call to the professorship "Business Analytics and Technology Transformation" with effect from July 1, 2023.

„Space for top level research with close links to practical applications.“
Sophie Parragh