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Knowledge Nugget #37: Metaverse

Knowledge Nugget #37: Metaverse

Metaverse is a kombination of the words meta and universe. Meta loosely translated stands for the next level/the next dimension and universe for the totality of space, time, matter and energy. But in fact, this is not an astrophysical concept, but the future of the...

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Summer School 2022

Summer School 2022

After two Corona-related digital summer schools, the Graduate School of Logistics once again offered an on-site event from July 4-8. It remained true to its motto - one week, concentrated logistics know-how. Following the guiding principle of application-oriented...

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Interdisciplinary Summer School takes place in July

Interdisciplinary Summer School takes place in July

After two Corona years, the 7th PhD School of Logistics - the Graduate School of Logistics' summer school - is back live and in person. From July 4-8, 2022, the focus will be on "How To: The New Supply Chain Management - Digital, Resilient, Sustainable Supply...

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Forecasts: Better than an oracle

Forecasts: Better than an oracle

The desire to catch a glimpse of the future is probably as old as the awareness of time itself. For thousands of years, people have used a variety of methods to know today what will happen tomorrow. One example is Alexander the Great, who sought out the Oracle of...

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A new supply chain management is needed

A new supply chain management is needed

Three years ago, no one would have imagined that today we would not be able to use our car for two weeks because the spare part is not available. No one would have thought that in this age of digitization, supermarket store shelves would be empty. Logistics has moved...

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It only goes forward, not back!

It only goes forward, not back!

The new year has started and even if it feels like nothing has changed, so much has changed. We are facing the challenges of new supply chain management, sustainable strategies and a new world of work. In the midst of this...

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Knowledge Nugget #33: Sustainability

Knowledge Nugget #33: Sustainability

What does sustainability even mean in times of digital change? The fact, there are many definitions, numerous discussions, and the world probably agrees that we will not come to a consensus on this topic. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were published back in...

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Knowledge Nugget #32: Forecasting

Knowledge Nugget #32: Forecasting

Forecastings or prognoses are nothing else than predictions on certain target variables, other operationally relevant influencing variables or economic variables to improve planning. These are based on past and current data that are methodically analyzed and linked....

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Here’s to a good year 2022

Here’s to a good year 2022

A new year promises new luck, as the saying goes. We don't rely on luck, but believe that a skillful strategy and the necessary doer mentality bring success. Doing makes you happy, which is why we will continue in 2022 with fresh ideas, well thought-out concepts, new...

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New sponsor Merck KGaA

New sponsor Merck KGaA

Merck KGaA is a German company in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry and is sponsoring a first fellowship in the Graduate School of Logistics starting January 1, 2022. The focus of the joint research and development work is on simulation-based planning and...

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