Supply Chain Engineering
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Beratung von Kunden aus Industrie, Handel und Dienstleistung. Entwicklung von maßgeschneiderten Lösungen, um logistische Netzwerke, Produktionsprozesse und Lieferketten zu optimieren und kosteneffizient beherrschen zu können.

Supply Chain Engineering#

SCM - Expertise from one source

Innovative and tailor-made solutions for a cost-efficient logistics network

The Supply Chain Engineering department addresses supply chain management tasks from an engineering perspective. We focus on an integral examination of logistical and informational structures and processes in order to optimize the performance of global logistic networks under the consideration of economic and ecological aspects. Our interdisciplinary team consists round 40 employees, including 24 scientific employees with backgrounds in the engineering and business studies as well as in logistics and informatics.

Business Units#

Supply Chain Engineering

The Supply Chain Engineering department combines the professional fields of Supply Chain Management with Supply Chain IT and ERP & Digital Design.

Supply Chain Management

  • Network Simulation and Material Flow Simulation
  • Dynamic Inventory Disposition and Robust Service Level Management
  • Optimization of Demand Forecasts Network Design
  • Tariff Trade Barriers
  • Economic and Risk Assessment
  • SCM Trainings

Supply Chain IT

  • Data Integration in the Supply Chain
  • Shadowed Supply Chain Solutions & SCM Assistance Systems
  • Demand and Capacity Management
  • Systems for the Availability Planning

ERP & Digital Design

  • ERP Consulting
    • Potential Consulting, Process and Requirement Definition
    • Selection and Implementation of ERP Systems
    • Online Portal ERP LOGISTICS
  • Digitization and Cross-Functional Networking of Processes
  • Onlineshop Consulting

Dipl.-Ing. Marco Motta

Head of Supply Chain Engineering

Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML

phone +49 231 9743-338

Dipl.-Ing. Josef Kamphues

Team Leader SCM

Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML

phone +49 231 9743-146

Petyo Gadzhanov, M.Sc.

Team Leader IT

Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML

phone +49 231 9743-491

Dipl.-Kfm. Dietmar Ebel

Team Leader ERP

Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML

phone + 49 231 9743-608

Dipl. Kffr. Saskia Sardesai

Senior Scientist, Research SCE

Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML

phone +49 231 9743-196

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Research Projects

Recent and past research projects and subjects of the Supply Chain Engineering department


We develop customized tools to examine and improve logistics networks in terms of their practicality and efficiency.


Examples of our projects with customized IT-solutions in industry, trade and services


Publications that have been created in connection with our research work.


Your contact person all around supply chain