Welcome to the webpage of the Assistant Professorship of Operations Management


The Assistant professorship of Operations Management is working on topics in the area of logistics, production planning and operations management. We develop mathematical models and efficient solution algorithms for decision-support tools. The problems considered are operational, tactical and strategic.

If you are interested in collaborations or have questions on some of our research projects do not hesitate to contact us.

Pirmin Fontaine

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In research, the Assistant Professorship primarily addresses problems in the area of logistics, transportation, supply chain and operations management. Specific focus is currently given to topics in urban logistics and urban mobility.

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Here you can find projects in which the Assistant Professorship for Operations Management is currently involved.

Current projects:
- RadLast

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Latest news

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New publication

The paper “Scheduled service network design with resource management for two-tier multimodal city logistics” has been accepted for publication in the…

Felix Kutzen - BVL Thesis Award 2020

Felix Kutzen receives the BVL Thesis Award 2020

Once a year, the Bundesvereinigung Logistik e.V. (BVL) honors young scientists for their excellent theses in the fields of logistics and supply chain…


What are the advantages of cargo bikes and bicycles in cities and how can data help to design these systems efficiently?

In the current issue of the Donaukurier, Assistant Professor Pirmin Fontaine discusses with Bernadette-Julia Felsch, the regional chairwoman of the…

Lehrbücher und Stifte

Research project study available in the winter term

If you are a master student and are interested in working on a research project, there are several project studies available in the winter term 2020 /…

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New Publication

The article “A Parallelised Large Neighbourhood Search Heuristic for the Asymmetric Two-Echelon Vehicle Routing Problem with Swap Containers for…