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.
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
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.
Vaggelis Giannikas, Alistair Brandon-Jones and Ayse-Begum Kilic are working with UKWA to investigate the adoption and assimilation of automation in warehouses.
Fotios Petropoulos has advanced to the next stage in his career, as a Full Professor of Management Science.
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
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