Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics

To plan logistics – to guarantee mobility – to design the future

Logistics consulting by specialists: Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics advises companies of all industries and sizes in all questions about material flow and logistics. For our customers we offer widespread services:

As consultants we support in fulfilling new tasks and meeting requirements, as researchers we work out new solutions together with our customers, as planners we help to optimize the internal and external logistics and as developers we realize solutions in soft- and hardware. In the process, Fraunhofer IML focuses on company-specific, made-to-measure solutions and accompanies its customers from planning to implementation.




Aviation Logistics

Fraunhofer IML plans new Air Cargo Terminal in Doha


The »First Stakeholder Forum« in the context of the implementation of the »Digitising European Industry« initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the European Commission will take place 31. January and 1. Feburary 2017 at Grand Hall Zollverein in Essen...


»logistics ahead«

Newsletter demonstrates the innovation power of logistics

Starting from now, the new international newsletter of Fraunhofer IML »logistics ahead« updates about news of the institute as well as current research results. What becomes apparent: as the combining element, logistics is the central innovation engine and solution provider in value added networks.

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»Hands on!«

Future Logistics Congress – 34th Dortmund Talks: How to do the Revolution


British Rail Minister, Paul Maynard, acquires information from Fraunhofer


»A holistic view in the man-machine-interaction«

New Research Project Innovationlab Hybrid Services in Logistics


»Faster and more efficient researching«

One year of Fraunhofer IML »BMW Enterprise Lab for Flexible Logistics«


»Supply 60plus«

Demographic change is urging logistics


SETRIS defines an „integrated transport system“


»Industrie 4.0 has an enormous impact on Irish companies«

Fraunhofer IML deepens industry 4.0 cooperation with Irish SMEs and TROs


Cooperation with the Vlaams Instituut voor de Logistiek


Enterprise Labs

Fraunhofer IML is opening Enterprise Lab Center


Business drives ahead with Industrial Data Space Association

One for all, all for one


»A giant step on the way towards ecological comparability of logistics services«

Green Logistics for a better world


Enterprise Labs establish new forms of collaboration between business and science

The top of Europe


More speed in implementing »Industrie 4.0«

»SMART FACE« supports new thinking in production