Centre for Logistics and Traffic (ZLV)


About us

The Centre for Logistics and Traffic (ZLV) dedicates itself to the interdisciplinary conception, management and transfer of scientific work in the areas of logistics, mobility and traffic. The ZLV ist thereby geared towards long-termn sustainable, economically beneficial, socially accpetable and ecologically reliable innovations. 

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  • 11.07.2017 - 15:21:07

    ZWU and ZLV Foster International Research in Urban Sustainability at UDE

    The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) has recently initialized the project Envi-Chain funded by the EU-programme Erasmus+ which supports students to study and university staff to take action in scientific events abroad. The project is coordinated in collaboration between the UDE-institutions Centre for Logistics and Traffic (ZLV) and the Centre for Water and Environmental Research (ZWU), partnering with the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) as well as the Fayoum University in Egypt.

  • 06.06.2017 - 20:10:06

    From Alexandria to Duisburg: Egyptian PhD Students conduct research at the UDE

    Since fall 2016 the two Egyptian PhD students Ahmed Ali and Ahmed Kassem work at the department of Transport Systems and Logistics (TUL). The research-cooperation between the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in Alexandria, Egypt, traces back to a close collaboration within the network Emerging Concepts of Logistics (ECoL). In an interview both PhD students talk about work and life in Germany and their future plans.

  • 29.04.2017 - 00:00:04

    Open for Application: ECoL Summer School 2017

    Yet another ECoL Summer School of the ECoL Network “Emerging Concepts of Logistics” (ECoL) is about to take place in upcoming August 2017. A select group of scientists, business and industry representatives will lead through the ten-day programme with special focus on the topic “Food Supply Chain”. The ECoL Summer School is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD.

  • 15.11.2016 - 17:05:11


    ZLV-associate FIEGE Logistics calls for contributions to its ideas competition. Until the 9th of December, business ideas can be handed in. The winners will not only receive a bonus of 5,000€ but also the possibility to realize their idea.

  • 27.09.2016 - 18:18:09

    Port of the Future

    This year’s ECoL Summer School was hosted by the Centre for Logistics & Traffic (ZLV). It has already been the second summer school of the ECoL Network - Emerging Concepts of Logistics. Accompanied by the theme ‘Port of the Future’, the group of young researchers repaired for six days to Duisburg, the Port of Duisburg and, thus, into the logistical heart of the Ruhr Region.