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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


+43 732 2468 5501



News & Events

News 16.04.2024

Logistics Research Austria Anniversary Meeting at JKU

Logistics Research Austria (LRA) is an association of logistics research institutions in Austria. Its goal is to intensify networking in logistics research and to serve as the first point of contact for practitioners.

News 24.10.2023

Sophie N. Parragh receives Transportation Science Meritorious Service Award

The Meritorious Service Award recognizes Associate Editors and reviewers who have offered exceptional service to the journal in the review process. This honor is given to those who distinguish themselves by the number of papers handled, efficiency of handling papers (turnaround time) and quality of the reviews (thoughtful and unbiased). 

[Translate to Englisch:] Cover Transportation Science
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.

[Translate to Englisch:] Preisverleihung
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