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PARC Institute of Manufacturing, Logistics and Inventory

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

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Webinar planned to launch report into inventory forecasting

25 October 2019

A report on inventory record inaccuracy will be released in November with a webinar hosted to discuss the findings

DSV-Panalpina Award 2019

PARC Institute announces winner of the 2019 DSV-Panalpina Award for Strategic and Innovative Thinking

21 October 2019

We are proud to announce that Akshita Rangnekar has won this years’ award for strategic and innovative thinking

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PhD student's research links construction firm Costain and DSV Panalpina

16 October 2019

PhD student Gavin Ford is researching quality solutions to repetitive mistakes in the construction industry

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

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

We connect with industry leaders to discuss their perspectives on what is happening in the world of supply chains. Latest post: Beyond Industry 4.0 – Revolutionizing supply chains with 3D printing

We are an interdisciplinary mix of experts from Cardiff University and industry.