Within the scope of its research activities, the Laboratory cooperates with Greek and European Research Institutions and Industries. Despite its young age, some research projects have already been completed, with the support of Industrial, National and EU funding, while others are in the pipeline.

The main research efforts are developed in the areas of:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Spare Parts,
  • Consumables
  • Intermodal Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Maritime Transportation / Port Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Trade Facilitation
  • Security and Supply Chain Management
  • Public Policy Making / Regulatory Interventions
  • Emergency Response Management
  • Business Process Restructuring (BPR)
  • Autonomous Industrial Vehicles
  • Carbon / Water Footprint Management
  • Intelligent Industrial Management

Results of the research efforts appear frequently in peer-reviewed journal publications, such as:

  • Transportation Science
  • Transportation Research
  • The International Journal of Management Science
  • International Journal of Production Research
  • European Journal of Operational Research
  • Quality Engineering
  • Journal of Food Engineering
  • International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management
  • Computers & Industrial Engineering
  • Journal of Cleaner Production

and in the proceedings of several national and international conferences.