Institute of Applied Logistics Solutions (IAL)
As a research institute, the Institute of Applied Logistics Solutions (IAL) represents a central scientific institution of University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS). Founded on 1 October 2006, the institute has locations in Würzburg as well as in Schweinfurt just like FHWS.
Based on a flow-oriented understanding of logistics in the sense of supply chain management, all research activities of FHWS within the field of logistics are bundled interdisciplinarily in the IAL.
The IAL is cross-faculty and has members from six different disciplines who collaborate on projects. In the institute, research and industry projects are handled by scientific staff under the responsibility of subject experts from the professorial circle. In addition, the IAL provides a platform for companies to exchange experiences on current logistics topics.