International Conference on Logistics and Maritime Systems
August 26-29, 2024, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Digital Waves in Logistics and Maritime Systems: Sailing Towards Efficiency

LOGMS provides a platform for establishing international networks among researchers and practitioners in logistics and maritime systems. The LOGMS conference is a meeting among maritime logistics and systems experts to share research methodologies and results with each other and explore future development directions. We hope that all people in this area are able to acquire useful information from this event and contribute to improving this platform.

Aims and Scope

The logistics and maritime industry is more and more driven by AI-enabled optimization and analytics, harnessing the vast amount of data generated everywhere in supply chains, including real-time data from IoT devices. This trend raises numerous research inquiries spanning areas like the operational management of autonomous vessels and transport equipment, gaining deeper insights into markets through the analysis of demand and price data, exploring new forms of collaboration, evaluating environmental impacts of systems and actors, and many more. Emerging innovations and smart technologies hold the potential to empower various stakeholders within the logistics and maritime sector, enabling them to make informed decisions, achieve heightened levels of performance, enhance sustainability, and ultimately bolster their competitive edge.

The organizers of LOGMS 2023 cordially invite you to submit your paper to this conference to join an open academic discussion on related topics. All papers related to theoretical developments and practical applications of logistics and maritime systems are welcome. We especially welcome application case studies from industries. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Port Planning and Design
  • Maritime Policy Development and Analysis
  • Economic Impact of International Maritime Policy
  • Shipping and Ports Development
  • Port Economics
  • Port Operations and Operations Planning
  • Empty Container Repositioning
  • Port Simulation
  • Port Automation
  • Logistics Network Design
  • Optimization and Metaheuristics
  • Shipping & Transportation in Supply Chains
  • Revenue Management
  • Impact of Strategic Alliances
  • Supply Chain Modeling and Management
  • Air Transportation
  • Rail Transportation
  • Maritime Transportation
  • Inter-modal Transportation
  • Multi-modal Terminals and Transportation
  • Green Logistics
  • Safety in Port Operation
  • Cargo and Container Tracking Systems
  • Information Technology in Logistics
  • Wireless Communications for Ports
  • Positioning/Locating RTLS and GPS
  • Business Processes Innovation for Logistics
  • Unmanned Autonomous Moving Vehicles
  • Autonomous Vessel Operations
  • Automated Equipment in Logistics
  • AI for Ports and Maritime Logistics
  • Big Data Analytics in Maritime Systems
  • IoT for Enhancing Port Operations
  • Digital Twins for Maritime Logistics and Ports
  • Port Process Analytics
  • AI-based Logistics Optimization
  • Carbon-neutral Supply Chains
  • Safety in Logistics Services
  • Supply Chain Network Optimization
  • Advanced Planning & Scheduling
  • Production/Distribution Planning
  • Inventory Planning
  • Vehicle Routing & Scheduling
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Warehouse Management

Important Dates

  • Deadline Submission of Abstracts: April 23, 2024
  • Deadline Notification of Acceptance: May 7, 2024
  • Short and Full paper submission: May 30, 2024
  • Deadline Author Registration Early Bird: May 30, 2024
  • Final Deadline Author Registration: June 30, 2024


  • Extended abstracts: at least 4 pages long
  • Short papers. 4 to 8 pages long
  • Full papers: more than 8 pages long

Short and full papers will be published in the Springer series Lecture Notes and Computer Science (LNCS).

Registration Fees

The registration and submission tool will open in January/February 2024.

Conference Chairs

Leonard Heilig
Stefan Voß