We produce business-focused research to solve logistical problems, with an emphasis on the use of technology.
Centre for Smart Warehousing and Logistics Systems
Our research expertise is in warehousing and logistics applications. We focus on developing methods for improving operations management and decision making.
Computer modelling shows a 40 per cent improvement in theatre idle times when surgery induction procedures are reconfigured
Read more about the impact the centre’s research has on people, businesses and the environment through these most challenging of times.
Collaboration with University’s Centre for Smart Warehousing and Internet of Things company aims to help firms meet rising online shopping and delivery demands
Dr Güneş Erdoğan has developed a tool that helps organisations choose the best routes for delivering goods, helping to save money and reduce emissions.
Dr Meng Meng suggests a new way to manage the supply of bikes, using financial incentives to convince users to cycle from areas to high supply to low
Hear how Dr Vaggelis Giannikas is making supply chains 'sexy' on episode 75 of University Speaking with Charlie Taylor.
Professor Fotios Petropoulos was featured on the Data Skeptic podcast to discuss his work "Fast and Furious Time Series Forecasting"
Dr Vaggelis Giannikas explains how to decarbonise logistics in the 'problem areas' of HGVs, air freight and shipping
Dr Vaggelis Giannikas explains the pressures that are forcing CFOs to focus on returns in retail
In The Times' Raconteur Magazine, Vaggelis stresses the need for a digital trade infrastructure in post-Brexit Britain
Vaggelis explains how companies can deal with the supply chain challenges of Brexit and Covid-19 by approaching their warehousing differently
Vaggelis Giannikas explains how our online shopping habits could harm the environment and the economy, and what customers and retailers can do about it.
Melih Celik details his work on chemotherapy scheduling, explaining how his models can help improve patient waiting times and reduce nurse overtime.
Ece Sanci shows how her mathematical model can be used to make better decisions, helping governments and aid organisations prepare for when disaster strikes.
Dr Meng Meng explains the importance of bike sharing systems to combat climate change, and how bike providers can operate to maximise use.
Director of SWALOS, Vaggelis Giannikas, explains his aspirations for the Centre and the importance of doing research with real-world impact.
Vaggelis Giannikas' research explores the consumer demand for fast deliveries, in light of Covid-19.
An Engineering & Technology Management MSc and Centre for Smart Warehousing & Logistics Systems seminar with Mehmet Kalay.
An Information, Decisions and Operations and Centre for Smart Warehousing and Logistics Systems seminar with Professor Tom Van Woensel.
A public webinar series, hosted by SWALOS and CILT, looking at how digital, smart technologies are transforming the world of logistics