Thesis: Logistic Development

Thesis subject:
Logistic flow optimization and simulation
Background of thesis project:
The purpose of this thesis is to develop a digital twin to manage and simulate a complex supply system flow from raw materials to finished products in order to decrease capital tied up in the chain, lead-time to market and identify eventual bottleneck in the flow.
Student profile:
Production / Industrial Economics / Logistic / Mechanical
Thesis Level:
Starting date:
Number of students:
Jonas Nancke - Logistic Development - +46 72 862 4115
Jesper Nilsson - Logistic Development - +46 72 862 4522

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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