The Panalpina Centre for Manufacturing and Logistics Research

We are a joint industry-University initiative that aims to achieve world-class research with impact in the fields of logistics and manufacturing management. We bridge the gap between theory and practice in these areas for the benefit of the economy, environment and society.

Latest news

The panel discussion at the 3DP event

PARC hosts 3DP workshop event

4 July 2018

PARC hosts collaborative workshop between industry and academia.

Panalpina’s keynote speaker Dimitri Brink addressing the audience

PARC project mentioned at G7 workshop in Canada

25 June 2018

Successful project earns mention at high profile G7 workshop

Aris Syntetos

Partnership bags ‘outstanding’ KTP accolade

15 May 2018

Honour marks Panalpina’s second success

Research in the centre


We specialise in supply chain forecasting, inventory control, transportation science, supply chain modelling, logistics business modelling and freight economics.

Image of Professor Aris Syntetos in lap

About us

We work together to tackle important contemporary problems in logistics and manufacturing management, creating business insights and commercially viable solutions.


The Centre hosts a collaborative mix of experts from Cardiff University and Panalpina.