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.




Organised efficiently by nature

Bio-intelligent networks and ecosystems


»Future Challenges in Logistics and Supply Chain Management«

New series of scientific papers draws future picture of innovative logistics


International Data Spaces Association

New logistics community pushes forward development of digital business models


Fraunhofer IML and Vlaams Instituut voor de Logistiek VIL carried out first tests in Mecehelen

ALEES - Autonomous Logistics Electric EntitieS for city distribution


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.

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International Activities

»A strong international network with excellent partners has the potential to boost innovation in logistics.«

Prof. Dr. Michael ten Hompel, Managing Director at Fraunhofer IML


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