Patrik Fager is a doctoral student at the Division of Supply and Operations Management and conducts research in the area of sustainable materials handling operations within automotive industry. In specific terms, the work is focused on processes where material arriving from suppliers is configured for use in assembly and production. Examples of such processes are kitting and sequencing. The research aim is to develop knowledge on how these types of processes should be designed from a perspective of both short- and long term sustainability. The target group of the research is primarily logisticians within automotive industry but parts of the result can also be utilised in warehousing and distribution operations in other industries. Patrik is also involved in education in the courses Lean Production and Production Logistics.