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Designing internal logistics systems fit for the future


Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


20th EurOMA conference Operations Management: At the Heart of Recovery


In a manufacturing context, it is vital to be able to adjust the internal logistics system to both current and future needs. Through a longitudinal case study, industrial needs and challenges associated with the process of developing and redesigning the internal logistics system have been analyzed to identify prerequisites for successful development. The findings show that the progress and success of the development process is strongly affected by the internal customer’s ability to specify needs and requirements. The conclusions include the need for a clear logistics vision and strategy to set the directives for the future design of the system.


author = {Anna Granlund},
title = {Designing internal logistics systems fit for the future},
month = {June},
year = {2013},
booktitle = {20th EurOMA conference Operations Management: At the Heart of Recovery},
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