It is the mission of the Department of Supply Chain Management and Management Science to be one of the leading academic institutions in the area of Supply Chain Management, Production-, Service- and Logistics-Management, based on the impact on the development of new theories and concepts, and the transfer of new scientific knowledge into practice and quality of teaching.



Top 100 Best Master Programs

in the World in Supply Chain and Logistics

Research paper accepted for publication

in renowned journal "Management Science"

Research paper published

in renowned journal "Production and Operations Management"

Management Science paper

published online and is accessible within the university network

Operations Management

You can now order the second Edition of "Operations Management".

Selected current articles

S. Jütte and U.W. Thonemann, A graph partitioning strategy for solving large-scale Crew scheduling Problems, OR Spectrum, 2015, Vol. 37 (1), pp. 137-170

R. Özsen, U.W. Thonemann, Determining Optimal Parameters for Expediting Policies, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2014, INFORMS

K. Hoberg and U.W. Thonemann, Modeling and analyzing information delays in supply chains using transfer functions, International Journal of Production Economics, 2014, Vol. 156, pp. 132-145

M. Dettenbach and U.W. Thonemann, The value of real time yield information in multi-stage inventory systems – exact and heuristic approaches, European Journal of Operational Research, 2014, in press, available online, doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2014.06.028.

A.-L. Sachs, S. Minner, The Data-Driven Newsvendor with Censored Demand Observations, International Journal of Production Economics, 2014, Vol. 149, pp. 28-36.

M. Becker-Peth, E. Katok, and U. W. Thonemann, Designing Buyback Contracts for Irrational but Predictable NewsvendorsManagement Science, Vol. 59, No. 8, pp. 1800-1816, 2013; online-Appendix.

F. Schneider and D. Klabjan, Inventory Control in Multi-Channel Retail, European Journal of Operational Research, 2013, Vol. 227, Issue 1, pp. 101-111.

G. Bolton, A. Ockenfels, and U.W. Thonemann, Managers and Students as NewsvendorsManagement Science, 2012, Vol. 58, No. 12, pp. 2225-2233.

M.A. Sieke, R.W. Seifert, and U.W. Thonemann, Designing Service Level Contracts for Supply Chain Coordination, Production and Operations Management, 2012, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 698-714.

S. Jütte and U.W. Thonemann, Divide-and-Price: A Decomposition Algorithm for Solving Large Railway Crew Scheduling Problems, European Journal of Operational Research, 2012, Vol. 219, Issue 2, pp. 214-223.

K. Baumgartner, A. Fuetterer, and U.W. Thonemann, Supply Chain Design considering Economies of Scale and Transport Frequencies, European Journal of Operational Research, 2012, Vol. 218, Issue 3, pp. 789-800.

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Operations Management

You can order the book accompanying the lecture "Operations Management" here.