Lo­gis­tics La­bo­ra­to­ry

German version

The Institute for Logistics, Risk, and Resource Management (ILR) owns and operates the HNU Logistics Labortary (LogLab). It is not only open to HNU students but also to small and medium sized companies in the region as an uncommercial source (s. Terms of Use in German) (öffnet neues Fenster).

La­bo­ra­to­ry gal­le­ry

Lo­gis­tics La­bo­ra­to­ry - Hard­ware

3D printing & scaning in the spare parts logistics

Augmented Reality (AR) for order picking

Warehouse management – High bay warehouse

  • Double game / single game
  • Zone storage / chaotic storage 

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Material flow control

  • Belt conveyor
  • Turntable
  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
  • Storage and retrieval system (RTurntableB)
  • Roller conveyor
  • Sensors
  • Sorting technology
  • Cart

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Production control

  • Push control (MRP) / Pull control (Kanban)
  • Production control / Production monitoring

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Lo­gis­tics La­bo­ra­to­ry - Soft­ware

3D printing & scaning in the spare parts logistics

  • Simplify 3D (slicing softare for 3D printer)
    Slicing softwares control every aspect of  3D printing. They translate 3D models into instructions that 3D printers understand. Better instructions mean better prints, so a simple upgrade of a slicing software makes all the difference for 3D printing results. 
  • Artec Studio 13 Professional (scanning software)
    This is one of the most popular softwares for professional 3D-scanning und data processing.
  • Geomagic design X (reverse engineering software for scanning)
    Geomagic Design X is an all-round, professional reverse engineering software with a smart combination of history-based CAD with 3D scan data processing, letting you produce feature-based, editable solid models compatible with your existing CAD software.

Production control & -simulation

  • Technomatix Plant (Siemens AG)
  • Step 7 (Siemens AG)
  • Siematic (Siemens AG)

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  • Lomosoft GmbH
  • Funkwerk Euro Telematik AG

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Tour plan

Traffic plan


The Logistics Laboratory of Hochschule Ulm

The Logistics Laboratory of Hochschule Ulm is open to the students with subject in industrial engineering (öffnet neues Fenster)and industrial engineering / logistics (öffnet neues Fenster) for the aim of further education.

La­bo­ra­to­ry Team

  • Professor Dr. -Ing. Oliver Kunze
  • Fr. Dr. Fang Li 
  • Fr. Dr. Galiya Klinkova
  • Hr. Fabian Frommer
  • Hr. Emanuel Herrmann