Gunnar Stefansson

Docent at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics

Gunnar Stefansson is an Associate Professor at the Division of Service Management and Logistics and his research focuses on logistics and transportation management, collaboration between partners in supply chains and how information technology and information systems enable logistics management. He has been a Programme Director for the Masters programme at the IT University of Göteborg, Information systems in Logistics.Gunnar has a widespread international research and teaching participation including long lasting research collaboration in USA and teaching at Shanghai Maritime University in addition to part time work at University of Iceland. He has participated in a range of domestic and international research projects as well as having been advisory board member in many EU financed European research projects.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2016–2019

Architecture for EurOpean Logistics Information eXchange (AEOLIX)

Per-Olof Arnäs Service Management and Logistics
Gunnar Stefansson Service Management and Logistics
MariAnne Karlsson Design and Human Factors
Per Wide Service Management and Logistics
Dan Andersson Service Management and Logistics
Linda de Vries Design and Human Factors
Stig Franzén Design and Human Factors
Asif Akram Design and Human Factors
European Commission (Horizon 2020)

2010–2013

Energieffektiva transporter: förbättrar kundservice med samtidig reducerad energianvändning baserad på information och kommunikationsteknologi (IKT)

Kenth Lumsden Logistics & Transportation
Gunnar Stefansson Service Management and Logistics
Swedish Energy Agency

2012–2014

Smedpack

Gunnar Stefansson Logistics & Transportation
Henrik Ringsberg Logistics & Transportation
VINNOVA

2017–2020

DREAMIT - Digital accesshantering i realtid för intermodala transporter

Per-Olof Arnäs Service Management and Logistics
Gunnar Stefansson Service Management and Logistics
Stefan Jacobsson Service Management and Logistics
VINNOVA

2014–2014

Spårbarhet inom livsmedelsindustrin, en modell och fallstudie

Henrik Ringsberg Logistics & Transportation
Gunnar Stefansson Logistics & Transportation
Kristina Liljestrand Logistics & Transportation
Region Västra Götaland
Göteborgs Fiskauktionsförening

2012–2015

LOGistics INNovation uptake (LOGINN)

Gunnar Stefansson Logistics & Transportation
Per-Olof Arnäs Logistics & Transportation
Violeta Roso Logistics & Transportation
European Commission (FP7)

2014–2016

REACH – Real-time access management in intermodal freight transport system

Stefan Jacobsson Logistics & Transportation
Per-Olof Arnäs Logistics & Transportation
Magnus Blinge Logistics & Transportation
Gunnar Stefansson Logistics & Transportation
Logistik- och transport stiftelsen LTS
VINNOVA

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Publications

2017

Potential automated data collection in intermodal freight transport systems - Facilitating real-time decision making in access management

Stefan Jacobsson, Per Olof Arnäs, Gunnar Stefansson et al
Annual Logistics Research Network Conference, Southhampton, United Kingdom, 6-8 september 2017
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2017

Access management in intermodal freight transportation: An explorative study of information attributes, actors, resources and activities

Stefan Jacobsson, Per Olof Arnäs, Gunnar Stefansson et al
Research in Transportation Business and Management. Vol. 23, p. 106-124
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

The value of Group Model Building: A stakeholder perspective

Anna Hulda Olafsdottir, Gunnar Stefansson, Helgi Thor Ingason et al
International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management. Vol. in press
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

POTENTIAL STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING ACCESS MANAGEMENT IN INTERMODAL FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION - AN EXPLORATIVE APPROACH

Stefan Jacobsson, Per Olof Arnäs, Gunnar Stefansson et al
Logistics Research Network (LRN) 2016
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Information exchange in differentiated access management for intermodal freight transportation

Stefan Jacobsson, Per Olof Arnäs, Gunnar Stefansson et al
World Congress of Transport Research (WCTR) 2016
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Differentiated access management: The case of haulier operations in intermodal freight transportation

Stefan Jacobsson, Per Olof Arnäs, Gunnar Stefansson et al
NOFOMA 2016 - Proceedings Of The 28th Annual Nordic Logistics Research Network Conference, pp. 161-176, p. 161-176
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Towards Innovative Freight and Logistics

Alberto Capella, Margherita Forcolin, Ka Hamadache et al
Monograph, book
2016

Defining the variables for a dynamic model of quality management in the construction industry; Results from Stakeholder Group Model-Building sessions

Anna Hulda Olafsdottir, Helgi Thor Ingason, Gunnar Stefansson et al
International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management. Vol. 19 (2), p. 187-208
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

The potential benefits of access management for carrier operations in intermodal freight transportation

Stefan Jacobsson, Per Olof Arnäs, Gunnar Stefansson et al
Logstics Research Network (LRN)
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Seaport-inland port dyad dynamics: an investigation of service provisions and intermodal transportation linkages

Violeta Roso, Dawn Russell, Kusumal Ruamsook et al
World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research. Vol. 5 (3), p. 263-280
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Development of a holistic approach fostering innovation uptake in the logistics area

Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge, Kostas Kalaboukas, Kahina Hamadache et al
Transport Research Arena 2014 - Transport Solutions: from Research to Deployment - Innovate Mobility, Mobilise Innovation
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Drivers and barriers to innovative logistics practices

Violeta Roso, Sara Gimeno Piquer, Nutcha Teraphongphom et al
LOGIC, 1st Logistics International Conference; Belgrade, Serbia, 28-30 November 2013
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

A framework for transport planning processes - A logistics service provider perspective

Andreas Hagen, Gunnar Stefansson,
Proceedings of the 25th NOFOMA Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Exploring support infrastructure for freight transport operations

Andreas Hagen, Gunnar Stefansson,
Selected Proceedings of the WCTR 2013
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Connecting inland ports and seaports via intermodal transportation: A process evaluation

Violeta Roso, Dawn Russel, Kusumal Ruamsook et al
WCTR 2013 World Conference on Transportation Research
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Applying a lean approach to identify waste in motor carrier operations

Henrik Sternberg, Gunnar Stefansson,
International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management . Vol. 62 (1), p. 47-65
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Improving planning processes for increased resource utilization in road transport operations

Andreas Hagen, Gunnar Stefansson,
LRN 2012
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Criteria for temperature alerts in cod supply chains

Tomas Haflidason, Gudrun Olafsdottir, Sigurdur Bogason et al
International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. Vol. 42 (4), p. 355-371
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Sustainable Supply Chain Management - Practical Ideas for Moving Towards Best Practice

Gunnar Stefansson,
Springer-Verlag, p. 213-221
Chapter in monograph, book
2012

Supply Chain Innovation for Competing in Highly Dynamic Markets: Challenges and Solutions

Gunnar Stefansson,
IGI-Global, p. 171-198
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

Processes and operations cases

Gunnar Stefansson, C. Tyssen, T. Klaas-Wissing et al
Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Practical Ideas for Moving Towards Best Practice, p. 213-258
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

Exploring operational waste in haulier operations

Henrik Sternberg, Gunnar Stefansson, Emma Westerberg et al
Conference proceedings of LRN 2011
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Supply Chain Inefficiencies: Transportation - the Forgotten Factor

Henrik Sternberg, Gunnar Stefansson,
Conference proceedings of CSCMP European Research Summit 2011
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Decreasing operational waste in motor carrier operations - The role of information and enablers

Henrik Sternberg, Kenth Lumsden, Gunnar Stefansson et al
Conference proceedings till ITS Europe 2011
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Information flows supporting hinterland transportation by rail: Applications in Sweden

Badi Almotairi, Jonas Flodén, Gunnar Stefansson et al
Research in Transportation Economics. Vol. 33 (1), p. 15-24
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

MANAGING SUPPLY CHAIN INTERFACES A framework towards an integrated logistics platform

Badi Almotairi, Gunnar Stefansson,
Proceedings of Nofoma conference, 2011, Harstad, Norway,
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

INTEGRATED LOGISTICS PLATFORM - An empirical analysis from the port industry

Badi Almotairi, Gunnar Stefansson,
The 22nd NOFOMA Conference, 10-11. June. Kolding, Denmark, 2010
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Applying the prinpciples of Lean - The seven wastes of motor carrier operations

Henrik Sternberg, Gunnar Stefansson,
Proceedings of Nofoma
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

THE FUNCTIONALITY OF SMART INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE EFFECTS ON TRANSPORT OPERATIONS

Gunnar Stefansson, Andreas Hagen,
Proceeding of the 22nd Annual Nofoma Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

THE POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF SMART TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT ON TRANSPORT OPERATIONS

Gunnar Stefansson, Andreas Hagen,
General Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Transport Research Society
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Information Flows Supporting Hinterland Transport: Applications in Sweden

Badi Almotairi, Jonas Flodén, Gunnar Stefansson et al
Dryport Conference, Edinburgh, 21-22 October, p. 21
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

The Effects of Smart Transportation Management on Transport Operations, Environment and Safety/Security

Andreas Hagen, Gunnar Stefansson,
Proceedings from ITS World Congress 2009
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Smart Transportation Management Systems to Support Visibility of the Supply Chain Information Types

Vahid Mirzabeiki, Kenth Lumsden, Gunnar Stefansson et al
Proceeding of the ITS World Congress, Stockholm, 2009
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Performance Issues of Smart Transportation Management

Gunnar Stefansson, Kenth Lumsden,
International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management. Vol. 58 (1), p. 55-70
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

Smart freight to enhance efficient and sustainable distribution

Kenth Lumsden, Gunnar Stefansson, Henrik Sternberg et al
Proceedings from ITS Europe 2008
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

The Essentials of Smart Transportation Management

Gunnar Stefansson, Kenth Lumsden,
Beyond Business Logistics, Proceedings from NOFOMA 2008, June 5-6. Vol. 1 (1), p. 567-582
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

Supply Chain Interfaces: Defining Attributes and Attribute Values for Collaborative Logistics Management

Gunnar Stefansson, Dawn Russell,
Journal of Business Logistics. Vol. 29 (1), p. 347-359
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Cassandra Requirements Report

Henrik Sternberg, Gunnar Stefansson,
Report
2007

Editorial: Special issue from the NOFOMA conference, Reykjavik 7-8/6 2007

Arni Halldorsson, Gunnar Stefansson,
International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management . Vol. 37 (10), p. 780-782
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2007

FREIGHT TRANSPORT OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Henrik Sternberg, Gunnar Stefansson,
The 5th International Workshop in Supply Chain Management and Information Systems, Melbourne, Australia, 9-12/12 2007
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Factors in forwarders selection of airline operators

Kenth Lumsden, Gunnar Stefansson,
The 11th WCTR– World Conference on Transport Research, UC Berkeley, 24-28 June 2007
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Smart Logistics Systems – SLS

Gunnar Stefansson, Henrik Sternberg,
The 11th WCTR– World Conference on Transport Research, UC Berkeley, 24-28 June 2007
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Smart Freight to Enhance Control of Supply Chains

Kenth Lumsden, Gunnar Stefansson,
Int. J. Logistics Systems and Management. Vol. 3 (3), p. 315-329
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

The Concept of Smart Freight Transport Systems – the road haulier’s perspective

Gunnar Stefansson, Johan Woxenius,
proceedings of the 19th NOFOMA Conference, Reykjavik, 7-8 June 2007
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Collaborative Logistics Management

Gunnar Stefansson,
International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. Vol. 36 (2), p. 76-92
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Mobile RFID, A Case from Volvo on Innovation in SCM

Magnus Holmqvist, Gunnar Stefansson,
Journal of Business Logistics. Vol. 27 (2), p. 251-272
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Process mapping in logistics using SCOR

Gunnar Stefansson,
Proceeding of the 18th Annual Nofoma Conference, Oslo 7-8/6 2006
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

The state of a hype - A survey on Radio Frequency Identification

Pehr-Ola Persson, Gunnar Stefansson,
Proceeding of the 18th Annual Nofoma Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Coordination in logistics systems

Nina Modig, Gunnar Stefansson,
Logistics Research Network 2006 Conference Proceedings, p. 276-281
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2003

E-business and spare part distribution

Magnus Holmqvist, Ola Hultkrantz, Gunnar Stefansson et al
In the Proceedings of the Logistics Research Network 2003 Annual Conference (LRN), London, England, 11-12 September 2003.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2003

Collaboration in the perspective of Logistics Service Providers

Gunnar Stefansson,
Presented at the15th Conference for Nordic Researchers in Logistics - Nofoma 2003: Striving for leading edge logistics. (Uleåborg 12-13 June)
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2002

Business-to-business data sharing: A source for integration of supply chains

Gunnar Stefansson,
Int.ernational Journal of Production Economics. Vol. 75 (1/2), p. 135-146
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2001

he Cost Structure of the Road Haulage Industries in Europe

Gunnar Stefansson, A. Musso, M. Pascucci et al
Paper presented at The 9th World Conference on Transportation Research, Seoul, Korea, 2001.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2001

Collaborative Transport Management (CTM) A Research Approach

Gunnar Stefansson,
Paper presented in 2001 annual conference proceedings : Council of Logistics Management.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2001

The Logistical Consequences of E-Commerce – Theoretical Scenario, for Spare Part Distribution

Magnus Holmqvist, Ola Hultkrantz, Gunnar Stefansson et al
WCTR Proceedings of 9th WCTR World Conference on Transport Research, July 22 - 27, 2001, Seoul, Korea. Paper 01:08. , p. -
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2000

Tracking and Tracing: Principles and Practice

Gunnar Stefansson, T Tilanus,
International Journal of Technology Management. Vol. 20 (3/4)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2000

Distribution Structures, General Trends and Associated Costs

Gunnar Stefansson, M. Rantik, T. Tilanus et al
Paper presented and published in Deliverable D2 of the European Commission Research Project SOFTICE, “Survey on Freight Transport Including a Cost-Comparison for Europe”, European Commission, Directorate-General VII Transport.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2000

Cost Structure in Road Haulage; Analysis of the present cost structure

Gunnar Stefansson, M. Rantik, T. Tilanus et al
Paper presented and published in Deliverable D1 of the European Commission Research Project SOFTICE, “Survey on Freight Transport Including a Cost-Comparison for Europe”, European Commission, Directorate-General VII Transport.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2000

CLISME, System Specification

Gunnar Stefansson, E. Aspelin, A. Laukkanen et al
Paper presented and published in Deliverable D3 of Client Service System. For SME’s, CLISME. European Commission, Directorate-General XIII, TEN-Telecom, 2000.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2000

Clisme, Functional Requirements Analysis

Gunnar Stefansson, A. Laukkanen,
Paper presented and published in Deliverable D2 of Client Service System For SME’s, CLISME. European Commission, Directorate-General XIII, TEN-Telecom, 2000.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
1999

E-Business; An Innovation to Integrate Logistics Chains

Gunnar Stefansson,
"Building new bridges in logistics" : proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference for Nordic Researchers in Logistics : NOFOMA 1999 / edited by Everth Larsson & Ulf Paulsson
Conference paper - non peer reviewed