Gunnar Stefansson

Sweden

Biography

Dr. Stefansson is the Programme Director at a newly established IT-University in Gothenburg, Sweden, a university jointly operated by Chalmers University of Technology and Gothenburg University. He runs a masters programme dealing with Information Systems in Logistics but holds a research position at Chalmers University of Technology, Div. of Logistics & Transportation where the main activities are research within the business logistics area as well as lecturer at MSc. and Management education level within the area of business logistics and IT.

Dr. Stefansson has a background in logistics, production, quality and IT management where he has held several management positions within these areas.

His resent research is looking at the collaborative role of third party logistics service providers and the use of IT to support advanced distribution setups. He has developed models for Collaborative Logistics Management and published articles within the area of information systems in logistics, track and trace, role of logistics service providers, etc.