Carl Wänström

Universitetslektor at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Supply and Operations Management

Carl Wänström is a senior lecturer and researcher at the division of Supply and Operations Management, Department of Technology Management and Economics. He presented his doctoral thesis “Materials planning in engineering change situations” at this department in 2006. His research is focused on manufacturing planning and control, materials supply systems and lean production. Carl Wänström is supervising PhD students, teaching master courses as well as courses in continuing and professional studies.Research areas:• Manufacturing planning and control• Engineering change situations• Kanban systems• Lean production• Materials supply systems

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2011–2014

Managing turbulence in production and supply networks

Patrik Jonsson Supply and Operations Management
Carl Wänström Supply and Operations Management
Arni Halldorsson Service Management and Logistics
Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
Paulina Myrelid Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2012–2018

Sustainable supply chain planning strategies

Patrik Jonsson Logistics & Transportation
Mats Johansson Logistics & Transportation
Paulina Myrelid Logistics & Transportation
Carl Wänström Logistics & Transportation
Arni Halldorsson Logistics & Transportation
Jan Holmström Supply and Operations Management
Lars Medbo Supply and Operations Management
Logistik- och transport stiftelsen LTS
VINNOVA

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Publications

2015

A structured procedure for materials planning during production transfer

Anna Fredriksson, Carl Wänström, Mats I. Johansson et al
Production planning & control. Vol. 26 (9), p. 738-752
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Manufacturing and supply chain flexibility - Towards a tool to analyse production network coordination at operational level

Anna Fredriksson, Carl Wänström,
Strategic Outsourcing. Vol. 7 (2), p. 173-194
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Assuring materials availability during the production transfer process – Critical characteristics of the materials planning environment

Anna Fredriksson, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo et al
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 25 (3), p. 310-333
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Trajectories for successful lean transformations: Case studies of four Swedish SMEs

Lars Medbo, Dan Carlsson, Peter Olsson et al
Proceedings of 1st International Scientific Conference on Lean Technologies: Lean Tech 12. Vol. 1 (1), p. 240
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

PRODUCTION NETWORK FLEXIBILITY: THE KEY TO PRODUCTION NETWORK COORDINATION

Anna Fredriksson, Carl Wänström,
International Conference on Production Research, Falls de Igassau, Brazil
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Sustainability and cost efficiency in Supply Chains

Henrik Brynzér, Patrik Fager, Christian Finnsgård et al
Report
2013

Factors impacting manual picking on assembly lines: An experiment in the automotive industry

Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström,
International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 51 (6), p. 1789-1798
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Selection of packaging systems in supply chains from a sustainability perspective - the case of Volvo

Henrik Pålsson, Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström et al
Packaging technology and science. Vol. 26 (5), p. 289-310
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Manufacturing flexibility and Materials Supply Systems

Mats I. Johansson, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo et al
Proceedings of the 5th SPS Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Delivery plan quality deficiencies and the efficiency of manufacturing planning and control

Paulina Myrelid, Patrik Jonsson, Carl Wänström et al
Proceedings of the 19th International EurOMA Conference, Amsterdam, July 2012
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Designing a pull oriented material planning system - human, technical and organizational considerations

Sara Algestam, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo et al
Proceedings of the 19th International EurOMA Conference, Amsterdam, July 2012
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Materials planning activities during production transfer and start-up

Anna Fredriksson, Carl Wänström, Mats I. Johansson et al
Proceedings of the 19th International EurOMA Conference, Amsterdam, July 2012
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Swedish Production System (SwePS) – ett kompetenslyft för fordonsindustrin inom Lean Produktion

Ulrika Harlin, Per Gullander, Björn Langbeck et al
Proceedings from VINNOVA conference on "Lean och innovationsförmåga – hinder, möjligheter och kunskapsluckor", p. 10
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2011

PRODUCTION NETWORK FLEXIBILITY

Anna Fredriksson, Carl Wänström,
NOFOMA 2011, Harstad
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Materials flow mapping: a tool for describing and assessing performance of material flows in supply chains

Christian Finnsgård, Lars Medbo, Mats I. Johansson et al
Proceedings from the EurOMA Conference, Cambridge
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

An evaluation model for sustainable packaging systems in supply chains - the case of Volvo

Henrik Pålsson, Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström et al
Proceedings from the 23rd annual NOFOMA Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Impact of materials exposure on assembly workstation performance

Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo et al
International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 49 (24), p. 7253-7274
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

The impact of outsourcing on materials planning

Anna Fredriksson, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo et al
EurOMA, Porto, 2010
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Slutrapport för projektet Swedish Production System (SwePS) inom VINNOVAs forskningsprogram MERA

Johan Svenningstorp, Lena Moestam-Ahlström, Lars Medbo et al
Report
2009

Factors impacting manual picking at assembly lines - an experiment in the automotive industry

Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström,
In 16th International Annual EurOMA Conference: Implementation – realizing Operations Management knowledge. 14-17 June, 2009, Göteborg.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Requirements in the value stream - Between materials supply- and assembly processes

Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo et al
In 16th International Annual EurOMA Conference: Implementation – realizing Operations Management knowledge. 14-17 June, 2009, Göteborg.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

The impact of materials feeding design on assembly process performance

Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo,
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 20 (1), p. 30 - 51
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

Assessing information quality in manufacturing planning and control processes

Mattias Gustavsson, Carl Wänström,
International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management. Vol. 26 (4), p. 325 - 340
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

The impact of materials exposure on the conditions at the workstation

Christian Finnsgård, Lars Medbo, Carl Wänström et al
Proceedings of EurOMA conference, Groningen, The Netherlands
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Creating a model to facilitate the allocation of materials planning resources in engineering change situations

Carl Wänström, Fredrik Lind, Oskar Wintertidh et al
International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 44 (18-19), p. 3775-3796
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

The impact of engineering change on materials planning

Carl Wänström, Patrik Jonsson,
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 17 (5), p. 561-584
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Materials planning strategy impact on phase-out performance - a case study in the automotove industry

Carl Wänström, Patrik Jonsson, Per Medbo et al
Proceedings of the annual NOFOMA conference '06
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Materials Planning in Engineering Change Situations

Carl Wänström,
Doctoral thesis
2005

The Impact of material feeding on assembly systems performance - a comparative study between Japan and Sweden’

Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo,
18th International Conference on Production Research, Fisciano, Italy
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Adjusting the Materials Planning Strategy to the Phase-in and Phase-out situation

Carl Wänström, Patrik Jonsson,
Proceedings of PCCM' 2004 - Eighth International Conference on Manufacturing & Management, volume 2, p. 891-898
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2004

A Simulation Study of the Demand Impact on the Phase-out Performances

Carl Wänström, Patrik Jonsson, Per Medbo et al
The 11th Annual International EUROMA Conference - Operations Management as a Change Agent, Fontainebleau, France, 27-29 June 2004, ed. by Luk N. Van Wassenhove et al., p. 799-808
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2004

Anpassning av materialplaneringsstrategin till in- och utfasningssituationen

Carl Wänström, Patrik Jonsson,
Produktionslogistik 2004 : effektiva flöden från leverantörer till kunder : artiklar från PLANs forsknings- och tillämpningskonferens i Lund den 19-20 augusti 2004, ed. by Andreas Norrman , p. 27-38
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2003

Assessing the Information Quality in the Materials Phase-in and Phase-out Process

Carl Wänström,
One World? One View of OM? The Challenges of Integrating Research & Practice, Cernobbio, Italy, June 16th - 18th 2003, ed by G. Spina et al.. Vol. 2, p. 779-788
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2002

Engineering Change in the Supply Chain

Carl Wänström, Mats I. Johansson,
Report
2002

Engineering change from a materials planning perspective

Carl Wänström,
Licentiate thesis
2001

Engineering Change in the Supply Chain

Carl Wänström, Mats I. Johansson,
Proceedings of 16th - International Conference on Production Ressearch, Prague, Czech Republic, Aug. 2001, ed. by Hanus, D. and Talácko, J.
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2001

Engineering Change from a Logistics Perspective

Carl Wänström, Per Medbo, Mats I. Johansson et al
Collaboration in logistics : connecting islands using information technology : conference proceedings / NOFOMA 2001, 14-15 June, Reykjavík, Iceland ; Gunnar Stefansson, ed., Bernhard Tilanus, ed.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed