Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics

Plan logistics – guarantee mobility – 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.




Networked economy: knowledge transfer and projects beyond country borders

"We must also think Industry 4.0 at European level"


Logistics on the couch? Psychology as enabler of a successful industry

To optimise human-technology-interaction with cognitive ergonomics


Innovative returnable system supports implementation of EU directive

Germany intends to take pioneering role for shopping bag deposit


New Format of Cooperation between Science and Business is establishing

Transfer projects: A tandem innovative leap


Deutsche Telekom and Fraunhofer IML inaugurate their new Internet of Things development center

Telekom Open IoT Labs


Joined forces to work together on research and development projects

Dachser founds Enterprise Lab at Fraunhofer IML


CERN works together with the best research institutions worldwide for preliminary study

Logistics as success factor


Industrial Data Space entered the second round

Data sovereignty made in Germany becomes a popular concept


Newsletter "logistics ahead"

The new international newsletter of Fraunhofer IML "logistics ahead" updates about news of the institute as well as current research results.


Find more international News of Fraunhofer IML in the archive.