is a Full Professor for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the School of Management, Technische Universität München (TUM). He serves on several editorial boards of logistics and operations journals. Currently, Stefan Minner is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Production Economics. His research interests are in global supply chain design, transportation optimization and inventory management and the work was published in many peer reviewed journals, including Production and Operations Management, Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Operations Research, Transportation Research Part B, European Journal of Operational Research and OR Spectrum. He is a fellow of the International Society for Inventory Research (ISIR) and is currently vice-chairman of the scientific advisory board of the German Logistics Association (BVL), a member of the Research Committee of the European Logistics Association (ELA), and the speaker of the research training group Advanced Optimization in a Networked Economy (AdONE) at TUM.