TC4 2017Green Freight & Climate-friendly Management: Experiences from German, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam is the topic of the 4th Travelling Conference to Asia in October 2017.

The host institutions of the travelling conference are famous universities, opening their doors for all interested parties. The female organizational team of the tour, headed by Dr. Irina Dovbischuk (dovbischuk (at) is ready to answer any questions or provide you additional information:

The first stop over is in the Kingdom of Thailand on the 9th October 2017 at Mae Fah Luang University, Assistant Prof. Dr. Punnarumol Temdee, punnarumol (at)

The second stop over is in Malaysia on the 11th of October 2017 at Universiti Teknologi Mara, Dr.-Ing. Masria Mustafa, masria (at)

The third stop over is in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on the 13th of October 2017 at the University of Transport and Communications, Dr.-Ing. Le Thu Huyen, huyen318 (at)

The content of the first and third stop overs in Thailand and Hanoi are thematically connected with the regional green freight project “Green Freight Mekong” of German International Cooperation (GIZ).

The second stop over in Malaysia will feed the 12th Malaysian Universities Transport Research Forum Conference (MUTRFC 2017) on “Smart Lifestyle through Innovative Transportation Mobility”.

The format of each stop over encompasses networking (among others speed dating with young researchers), exchanging of knowledge (workshops and study trips) and elaborating on new project ideas (among others, through the “Collaboration wanted  pin-board”).

Institutions “on tour” are this time four AGKN-members and one new-comer in the AGKN network: Merseburg University of Applied Sciences (Prof. Dr. Dirk Sackmann),  Hamburg University of Technology (Prof. Dr. Carlos Jahn), University of Bremen (Prof. Dr. Hans-Dietrich Haasis), Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (Prof. Dr. Andreas Jattke), and Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences (Prof. Dr. Martin Kreeb).

The topics from the Asian participants vary from site to site. The topics from the German participants are: Aspects of Green Freight Transportation and Vehicle Routing Problems (Prof. Sackmann), Green Port Management – Landside Traffic Challenges and Perspectives (Prof. Jahn), Supply Chain Finance and Green Corporate Policy (Prof. Haasis), Management of Logistic Suppliers – Supplier Performances for Green Logistic Concepts (Prof. Jattke), Green Transportation Mobility Solutions and Digital Transformation (Prof. Kreeb), and Measuring Efficiency in Smart Logistics Environments (Assist. Prof. Dr. Irina Dovbischuk).

A special input will be given from the side of GIZ during the stop-overs in Thailand and Vietnam – the speech on “Green freight and logistics in the Mekong Region” will be made by Ms. Friedel Sehlleier and Mr. Tuan Nguyen. Two representatives of the AGKN-member universities in Asia will join the event in Chiang Rai: Dr. Dawei Zhang from the Qinzhou University (Guangxi Province, South China) and Dr. Boonsub Panichakarn (Naresuan University, Thailand).  Dr. Zhang will make a speech on “Green Logistics and Supply Chain”, Dr. Panichakarn – Sustainable Logistics along Chiangrai (Thailand) and Jinghong (P.R.China).

Conference result 

Flyer “Green freight & climate-friendly management: experiences from Germany, Thailand and Vietnam” (en)


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Other press releases

LogDynamics Newsletter (en)

Stop over in Kuala Lumpur (en)

Press Release of the University of Bremen (in German)