• Fibigerstræde 16, 16

    9220 Aalborg Øst

    Denmark

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Centre for Logistics is an engineering knowledge and research centre at Aalborg University. The aim of CELOG is to focus and strengthen the research in the field of logistics. Simultaneously, the centre helps companies and institutions to optimise the logistics internally as well as externally in the supply chain. We strive to base our research on concrete examples for the benefit of companies and institutions.

Motivation

Researchers within CELOG recognise that companies not only have to differentiate themselves from competitors through traditional parameters, such as design, functionality, quality and price, but also within management parameters such as traceability, delivery time, delivery precision and flexibility.

Competences

CELOG has several research areas, however focuses primarily on:

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Planning & Scheduling

  • Operations Management

  • Green Supply Chains & Logistics

  • Value Chain Diagnostics

An area of increasing importance is Green Supply Chains & Logistics which includes tracing and reusing products and optimisation of transport using e.g. RFID and mobile devices.
Furthermore, CELOG uses the following systems and tools, when working with the activities mentioned above:

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS)
  • Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)
  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Business Intelligence 

Research

Most of the research within CELOG is carried out in collaboration with companies and institution.  The research projects primarily revolves around further development of tools and techniques, while the development projects focuses on creating improvements in collaboration with the company.

Teaching

In Centre for Logistics we teach in the study programmes Global Business Engineering and Industrial Management. Furthermore, our researchers function as supervisors on student projects.

Our Work in Practice

CELOG carries out two types of projects; development projects and research projects. The aim of the development projects is to contribute to substantial improvements through optimisation of goods and information flow, business processes, planning and integration. We do this by focusing internally on the company’s processes and externally in the supply chain. The research projects mainly focus on further developing tools and techniques to analyse, plan, optimise, integrate, track and trace.

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Mobile robots Engineering & Materials Science
Containers Engineering & Materials Science
Supply chains Engineering & Materials Science
Planning Engineering & Materials Science
Scheduling Engineering & Materials Science
Food supply Engineering & Materials Science
Robots Engineering & Materials Science
Genetic algorithms Engineering & Materials Science

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Profiles

Photo of Flemming Max Møller Christensen

Flemming Max Møller Christensen

Person: VIP

20172019
Photo of Iskra Dukovska-Popovska

Iskra Dukovska-Popovska

Person: VIP

20022019
Photo of Kym Fraser

Kym Fraser

Person: External

20102018

Projects 1995 2018

Research Output 2002 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

A ranking method for prioritising retail store food waste based on monetary and environmental impacts

Dreyer, H., Dukovska-Popovska, I., Yu, Q. & Hedenstierna, C. P., 10 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 210, p. 505-517

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Retail stores
ranking
Environmental impact
environmental impact
food

Asymmetrical Evaluation of Forecasting Models Through Fresh Food Product Characteristics

Christensen, F. M. M., Dukovska-Popovska, I., Bojer, C. S. & Steger-Jensen, K., 2019, Advances in Production Management Systems: Production Management for the Factory of the Future. Springer, Vol. 1. p. 155-162

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingArticle in proceedingResearchpeer-review

From information sharing to information utilization in food supply chains

Kiil, K., Hvolby, H. H., Trienekens, J., Behdani, B. & Strandhagen, J. O., 1 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. 12, 3, p. 85-109 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Food supply
Supply chains
Information sharing
Supply chain
Decision making

Prizes

Press / Media

Ny formand i Marcod

Kenn Steger-Jensen

15/10/2018

3 items of Media coverage

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Klar til kamp for Det Blå Nordjylland

Kenn Steger-Jensen

12/09/2018

2 items of Media coverage

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Ny formand for Marcod klar til kamp

Kenn Steger-Jensen

03/09/2018

7 items of Media coverage

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