Institute of Logistics and Warehousing (ILiM), Poland


Institute of Logistics and Warehousing is widely acknowledged as Poland's centre of competence in logistics. It is an interdisciplinary, state-owned R&D unit where logistics is perceived as both a subject of research as well as the field of practical application. Consequently, activities carried out in the Institute embrace both organisation and technology. The Institute is the leading Polish supplier of up-to-date solutions supporting management of both materials and information flows. The Institute’s areas of competence embrace logistics and supply chain management (with a special focus on warehouse, inventory and transport management issues and safety of supply chains, based on tracebility) but also logistics processes, transport system designing and optimisation, intermodal transport systems, optimisation of distribution networks, etc. Moreover, it provides solutions within e-business, IT and data communication, covering warehouse management system, implementation of EPC/RFID solutions and GS1 standards and solutions.

The Institute is very active in the field of research & development, initiating and participating in domestic and international projects. The Institute has been a coordinator or a partner for a numerous EU projects in 5th, 6th, 7th and H2020 Framework Programmes, Interreg IIIB, IIIC, IVC, CE and BSR as well as LEONARDO DA VINCI and Eureka programmes.