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Welcome to the Institute of Production and Logistics Management!

We focus on quantitative methods 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 location and routing problems, decision support in regard to disaster relief, developing multi-objective optimization methods, as wel as planning and controlling automated guided vehicles.

Our homepage contains information about our academic degree program, Master's degree 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, opens an external URL in a new window



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


+43 732 2468 5501



News & Events

News 20.11.2022

Insights into practice: Global supply chain management at Aldi/Hofer

This week, the students of the JKU Business School received again valuable insights into global supply chain management at Aldi/Hofer as part of the "Operations and Supply Chain Management" lecture. 

News 10.10.2022

Job Advertisement: PhD-Candidate (M/W/X)

Josef Ressel Centre for Data-Driven Business Model Innovation (DDBMI) | School of Business & Management | Steyr

News 06.10.2022

Günther Zäpfel Master's Thesis Awards 2021 and 2022

On September 27, 2022, the Günther Zäpfel Master’s Thesis Prizes were awarded for the first time.

[Translate to Englisch:] Günther-Zäpfel-Masterarbeitspreisverleihung
News 04.10.2022

Paper by M. Sinnl (PLM) accepted for publication @VHB B journal

The paper "An iterative exact algorithm for the weighted fair sequences problem" by Markus Sinnl (Institute of Production and Logistics Management) has been accepted for publication at  Computers & Operations Research.

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