Understanding Autonomous Cooperation and Control in Logistics The Impact of Autonomy on Management, Information, Communication and Material Flow

by Michael Hulsmann

Understanding Autonomous Cooperation and Control in Logistics The Impact of Autonomy on Management, Information, Communication and Material Flow Synopsis

One of the great challenges in flexible production and supply chains is the availability of necessary information at any time and place. Autonomous logistics processes can bring about fast and flexible adaptations to change. This book identifies autonomous logistics processes and details how they differ from conventionally managed processes. Coverage also describes the changes that autonomy will cause in order processing.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783642079962
Publication date: 14th October 2010
Author: Michael Hulsmann
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K an imprint of Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 417 pages
Categories: Engineering: general, Management of specific areas, Business mathematics & systems, Business applications, 3D graphics & modelling,

About Michael Hulsmann

Dr.-Ing. Katja Windt is leader of the sub-department Intelligent Planning and Control Methods for Logistic Systems within the Bremen Institute of Industrial Technology and Applied Work Sciences (BIBA) at the University of Bremen. She supervises one sub-project ( Process-Orientated Basic Studies for Autonomous Cooperation and Control ) of the Collaborative Research Center named Autonomous Cooperating Logistic Processes - A Paradigm Shift and its Limitations which is supported by the German Research Foundation. In July 2004 she became member of die Junge Akademie (The Young Academie) in Germany and is elected as speaker of the plenum for a one year period in 2006/2007. In ...

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