Mats Johansson

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

Mats Johansson is Professor in Logistics and Supply Chain Managementat at the Division of Supply and Operations Management. He is co-director of the Northern LEAD logistics research centre, and active within the Centre for Healthcare Improvement (CHI). He is coordinator of the Logistics and Materials handling cluster within The Swedish Manufacturing R&D Clusters.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2016–2018

AKTA - Automation of Kitting, Transport and Assembly

Robin Hanson Supply and Operations Management
Åsa Fasth Berglund Production Systems
Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
Lars Medbo Supply and Operations Management
Yasmeen Jaghbeer Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

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

2015–2018

Resource efficient planning for competitive production networks - Phase B

Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
Hafez Shurrab Supply and Operations Management
Patrik Jonsson Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2012–2013

An innovative food supply chain for reduced waste through collaboration

Mats Johansson Logistics & Transportation
VINNOVA

2014–2017

Utformning av processer för effektiv materialkonfigurering

Lars Medbo Logistics & Transportation
Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
Patrik Fager Supply and Operations Management
Robin Hanson Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2011–2012

Den nya svenska produktionsmodellen

Lars Medbo Logistics & Transportation
Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2014–2015

Resurseffektiv planering för konkurrenskraftiga produktionsnätverk (RePlan)

Linea Kjellsdotter Logistics & Transportation
Mats Johansson Logistics & Transportation
VINNOVA

2015–2017

Sustainable collection, aftermarket and recyling of lithium-based car batteries

Mats Johansson Logistics & Transportation
Swedish Energy Agency

2010–2015

LogiNord - Logistics in Nordic Fresh Food Supply Chains

Patrik Jonsson Supply and Operations Management
Dan Andersson Service Management and Logistics
Linea Kjellsdotter Logistics & Transportation
Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
NordForsk

2010–2014

LENS - Logistics and Environment Research Network of Sweden

Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2012–2015

An model for packaging systems evaluation from a sustainability persepective in the automotive industry

Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2013–2016

Ökad transporteffektivitet genom bättre utnyttjande av lastkapacitet

Magnus Blinge Logistics & Transportation
Dan Andersson Logistics & Transportation
Mats Johansson Logistics & Transportation
Vendela Santén Logistics & Transportation
Sara Rogerson Logistics & Transportation
Kristina Liljestrand Logistics & Transportation
VINNOVA

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Publications

2016

Performance effects of using external warehouses in materials supply to assembly

Mats Johansson, Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2016

Transport service procurement – initial findings and a research agenda

Arni Halldorsson, Kajsa Hulthén, Mats Johansson et al
Paper in proceedings
2016

Effects of combining product-centric control and direct digital manufacturing: The case of preparing customized hose assembly kits

Petri Suomalaa, Jan Holmström, Mats Johansson et al
Computers in Industry. Vol. 82, p. 82-94
Journal article
2015

Order batching and time efficiency in kit preparation

Lars Medbo, Robin Hanson, Mats Johansson
Assembly Automation. Vol. 35 (1), p. 143-148
Journal article
2015

A structured procedure for materials planning during production transfer

Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson, Carl Wänström et al
Production Planning and Control. Vol. 26 (9), p. 738-752
Journal article
2015

Flexibility of materials preparation processes in production systems

Robin Hanson, Patrik Fager, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
2015

Increasing transport efficiency through actions in shippers’ delivery and transportation processes

Mats Johansson, Sara Rogerson, Vendela Santén
Conference contribution
2015

Safety stock determination during production transfer

Anna M K Fredriksson, Per Medbo, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
2014

Influence of context on the purchasing process for freight transport services

Sara Rogerson, Mats Johansson, Dan Andersson
International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications. Vol. 17 (3), p. 232-248
Journal article
2014

Sales and operations planning: responding to the needs of industrial food producers

Linea Kjellsdotter, Mats Johansson, Anna M K Fredriksson
Production Planning and Control. Vol. 26 (4), p. 280-295
Journal article
2014

NOFOMA 2013

Mats Johansson, Per-Olof Arnäs
International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. Vol. 44 (4)
Journal article
2014

Kit preparation using batching – quantitative results from two experiments

Robin Hanson, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2014

Quality problems in materials kit preparation

Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo, Patrik Fager
Paper in proceedings
2014

Returnable vs. one-way packaging – variables affecting supply chain cost and CO2 emissions

Henrik Wallström, Mats Johansson, Henrik Pålsson
Paper in proceedings
2013

Environmental considerations when buying transport services - a review of empirical evidence

Maria Björklund, Mats Johansson, Catrin Lammgård
Paper in proceedings
2013

Sustainability and cost efficiency in Supply Chains

Christian Finnsgård, Henrik Brynzér, Mats Johansson et al
Report
2013

Sales and operations planning: challenges and opportunities for industrial food producers

Heidi Carin Dreyer, Lukas Chabada, Linea Kjellsdotter et al
Paper in proceedings
2013

Environmental considerations when buying transport services - a review of empirical evidence

Catrin Lammgård, Mats Johansson, Maria Björklund
Conference contribution
2013

In-plant materials supply by kitting – location of kit preparation

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management
Journal article
2012

Sustainable freight transport purchasing

Sara Rogerson, Mats Johansson, Dan Andersson
Paper in proceedings
2012

Materials planning activities during production transfer and start-up

Anna M K Fredriksson, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo et al
Paper in proceedings
2012

Reducing throughput time in a service organisation by introducing cross-functional teams

Agneta Larsson, Mats Johansson, Sanna Neselius et al
Production Planning and Control. Vol. 23 (7), p. 571-580
Journal article
2012

Manufacturing flexibility and Materials Supply Systems

Lars Medbo, Carl Wänström, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
2012

The 'reduction-retention conundrum': An investigation into the nature and adjustment of firm resources

Patrik Jonsson, Matthias Holweg, Mats Johansson
(10/2012)
Report
2012

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

Johan Svenningstorp, Björn Langbeck, Birgitta Sjögren et al
Proceedings from VINNOVA conference on "Lean och innovationsförmåga – hinder, möjligheter och kunskapsluckor", p. 10-
Conference contribution
2011

Themes, research methods and papers at the EurOMA 2009 conference

Patrik Jonsson, Mats Johansson
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 31 (3), p. 220-223
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2011

The 'reduction-retention conundrum': managing organisational capabilities at times of large-scale economic crises

Patrik Jonsson, Mats Johansson, Matthias Holweg
Conference contribution
2011

Context influence on freight purchasing

Dan Andersson, Sara Rogerson, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
2011

Describing and assessing performance in material flows in supply chains: a case study in the Swedish automotive industry.

Christian Finnsgård, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
Proceedings from the 4th INternational Swedish Production Symposium, p. 329-338
Paper in proceedings
2011

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

Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson, Carl Wänström et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Location of kit preparation – Impact on in - plant materials supply performance

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson
International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management. Vol. 2 (4), p. 123-129
Journal article
2010

Applicability of pull control principles in non-typical pull environments

Mats Johansson, Per Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2008

REORGANIZING THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO REDUCE THROUGHPUT TIME BY INTRODUCING CROSS-FUNCTIONAL TEAMS

Agneta Larsson, Sanna Neselius, Fredrik Bååthe et al
Paper in proceedings
2007

Health Care Planning – a case study of a surgery clinic

Mats Johansson, Agneta Larsson
Conference contribution
2007

On the choice of approach for materials supply to mass customised line assembly

Robin Hanson, Mats Johansson
Conference contribution
2007

Changes in the Planning and Control system during Implementation of Lean Production

Peter Olsson, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
2006

Materials supply systems design in product development projects

Mats Johansson, Eva Johansson
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 26 (4), p. 371-393
Journal article
2006

Evaluation of materials supply systems during product development projects

Eva Johansson, M. Bellgran, Mats Johansson
International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 44 (5), p. 903-917
Journal article
2004

The information gap between design engineering and materials supply systems design

Eva Johansson, Mats Johansson
International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 42 (17), p. 3787 - 3801
Journal article
2004

Evaluation of materials supply systems during product development projects

Eva Johansson, Mats Johansson, M. Bellgran
Conference contribution
2003

Supply Chain Uncertainty Considerations in the Planning and Control Processes – A Case Study of an Apparel Industry Supply Chain

Patrik Jonsson, Mats Johansson, Mattias Gustavsson
Proceedings of EuromaPoms 2003, June 16-18, Como, Italy.. Vol. 2, p. 131-140
Conference contribution
2003

The information gap between design engineering and materials supply system design

Mats Johansson, Eva Johansson, Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
2002

Engineering Change in the Supply Chain

Carl Wänström, Mats Johansson
Report
2002

Sammanhållen informationsmodell för inbyggda system

A Sihlbom, Trond Zimmerman, Mats Johansson et al
Report
2001

Engineering Change from a Logistics Perspective

Carl Wänström, Per Medbo, Mats Johansson
Conference contribution
2001

Engineering Change in the Supply Chain

Mats Johansson, Carl Wänström
Journal article
2000

Influences of process location on materials handling: cases from the automotive industry

Birgitta Öjmertz, Mats Johansson
International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications. Vol. 3 (1), p. 25-39
Journal article
2000

Reconfiguration of Supply Chain Systems

Li Li, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
2000

Influence of shipment size on logistics costs in the ordering company

S. Heuman, Mats Johansson, Eva Johansson
Conference contribution
1997

Efficiency in order picking and kitting systems

Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
1997

Materials handling analysis in supply chain reengineering

Birgitta Öjmertz, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
1997

Aspects on input to material flow analyses

Mats Johansson, Per Medbo
Paper in proceedings
1996

Storage location assignment: Using the product structure to reduce order picking times

Henrik Brynzér, Mats Johansson
International Journal of Production Economics. Vol. 46-47, p. 595-603
Journal article
1996

Packaging as a Carrier of Materials Flow Effectiveness.

Birgitta Öjmertz, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
1995

Work Load Dose and Materials Handling Efficiency - A method to evaluate the design of materials flow systems

Roland Örtengren, Birgitta Öjmertz, Håkan Karlsson et al
Proceedings of the 13'th International Conference on Production Research (ICPR 13), Jerusalem, August 1995, p. 739-741
Paper in proceedings
1995

Information Accessibility and in Partitioned Intelligent Manufacturing Systems

Mats Johansson, Anders Adlemo, Sven Arne Andreasson
Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Manufacturing , Cancun, Mexico, June 14-17, 1995, p. 321-327
Paper in proceedings
1995

Två utvecklingslinjer för integrerade materialflöden

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Mats Johansson
Journal article - popular science
1995

Design and performance of kitting and order picking systems

Henrik Brynzér, Mats Johansson
International Journal of Production Economics. Vol. 41 (1-3), p. 115-125
Journal article
1995

A Method to Determining the Work Load Dose within Materials Handling

Birgitta Öjmertz, Mats Johansson, Håkan Karlsson et al
Logistik und Arbeit, Vol. 2 (1995), No 6/95, p. 12-15
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
1995

Finns det en skandinavisk produktionsmodell?

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Mats Johansson
KFB Kommuniké (3), p. 12 - 14
Journal article - popular science
1995

Unit load size as a function of the degree of overtaking

Mats Johansson, Johan Bengtsson
International Journal of Production Economics. Vol. 41 (1-3), p. 103-108
Journal article
1995

Materials flow effectiveness in press operations

Mats Johansson, Per Medbo
Paper in proceedings
1994

A methodology for evaluation of order picking systems as a base for system design and managerial decisions

Mats Johansson, Henrik Brynzér, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 14 (3), p. 126-139
Journal article
1994

Mechanical Aids in Manual Materials Handling - Technical Context and Attitudes

Birgitta Öjmertz, Mats Johansson, Kathe Nonås et al
Proceedings of the 12th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, Toronto, Canada, Vol. 2 Ergonomics in Occupational Health and Safety, p. 243-245
Conference contribution
1994

Produktionssystem som tar människan till utgångspunkt vid förnyelse av teknik

Lars Medbo, Kajsa Ellegård, Tomas Engström et al
Nordisk Ergonomi i forskning och praksis (3), p. 2 - 7
Journal article - popular science
1994

Storage Location Assignment: Using the Product Structure to Reduce Order Picking Times

Mats Johansson, Henrik Brynzér
Proceedings of the 8'th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Igls, Feb 1994, vol. 2, p. 147-159
Journal article
1993

Work load and efficiency when loose-loading parcels in road transport carriers

Roland Örtengren, Mats Johansson
Advances in industrial ergonomics and safety, Nielsen, R. and Jørgensen, K. (eds.), Taylor & Francis, p. 47-53
Conference contribution
1993

Unit Load Size as a Function of the Degree of Overtaking

Johan Bengtsson, Mats Johansson
Conference contribution
1993

Fault tolerance strategies in an existing FMS installation

Sven Arne Andreasson, Anders Adlemo, Mats Johansson
Control Engineering Practice. Vol. 1 (1), p. 127-134
Journal article
1993

Information Accessibility and Reliability Improvement in an Automated Kitting System

Anders Adlemo, Sven Arne Andreasson, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
1993

Design and Performance of Materials Kitting Systems

Henrik Brynzér, Mats Johansson
Conference contribution
1993

A Methodology for Design and Evaluation of Picking Systems

Mats Johansson, Henrik Brynzér, Lars Medbo
Management and New Production Systems, Proceedings of the 4th International Production Management Conference, London, April 1993, p. 139-152
Conference contribution
1993

Produktionssystem som tar människan till utgångspunkt vid förnyelse av teknik

Lennart Nilsson, Bertil Johansson, Mats Johansson et al
Nordisk Ergonomi i forskning och praksis (3), p. 2-7
Magazine article
1993

Workload when stowing parcels in trailers

Roland Örtengren, Mats Johansson
Logistik und Arbeit (4), p. 27-32
Magazine article
1993

Musculoskeletal Symptoms, Ergonomic Aspects and Psychosocial Factors in Two Different Truck Assembly Concepts

Roland Kadefors, Tomas Engström, Mats Johansson et al
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. Vol. 12 (1-2), p. 35-48
Journal article
1993

Causes of Ergonomic Problems in Materials Handling and Transportation

Mats Johansson, Sven Dahlman, Roland Örtengren et al
The ergonomics of manual work, Marras, Karwowski, Smith and Pacholski (eds.), p. 487-490
Paper in proceedings
1993

Efficiency Losses in Production Systems Having Utilities Shared Between Workstations

Mats Johansson
Productivity and Quality Management Frontiers, Sumanth, Edosomwan, Poupart and Sink (eds.), p. 284-293
Paper in proceedings
1992

A Methodology for the Design and Evaluation of Picking Systems

Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson, Henrik Brynzér
Conference contribution
1992

Reflective Production in the Final Assembly of Motor Vehicles - An Emerging Swedish Challenge

Kajsa Ellegård, Dan Jonsson, Mats Johansson et al
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 12 (7/8), p. 117-133
Journal article
1992

The Possibilities of Lean Production – A comparison between different product flow concepts in the automotive industry”

Lars Medbo, Kajsa Ellegård, Tomas Engström et al
Management and New Production Systems, Proceedings of the 3rd International Production Management Conference on Management and New Production Systems, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) and University of Göteborg, Department of Psychology, Göteborg, p. 31 - 36
Conference contribution
1992

Musculoskeletal Complaints, Ergonomic Aspects and Psychosocial Factors in Two Different Truck Assembly Concepts

Ingalill Lindström, Roland Kadefors, Ulrika Klingenstierna et al
Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work–Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, PREMUS, Stockholm, p. 145 - 146
Conference contribution
1991

System performance in paraIlei assembly systems with sequence restrictions due to synchronized feeding of materials

Mats Johansson
M. Pridham and C. O'Brien
 (Eds.), Production Research: Approaching the 21st Century, p. 646-652
Chapter in monograph, book
1991

Produktionsteknisk, psykosocial och belastningsergonomisk studie av Produktionsarbetsplatser

Roland Kadefors, Tomas Engström, Sigvard Rubenowitz et al
Report
1991

Kitting systems for small size parts in manual assembly systems

Mats Johansson
M. Pridham and C. O'Brien: Production Research: Approaching the 21st Century, p. 225-230
Chapter in monograph, book
1990

Ombyggnad Torslanda

Tomas Engström, M Kjellberg, Bertil Ahlsén et al
Report
1990

High automated kitting systems for small parts: a case study from the Uddevalla plant

Mats Johansson, Bertil Johansson
Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation, Vienna., p. 75-82
Conference contribution
1989

Equipment Needs in Material Flow Systems - A Study of Load Modules in Integrated Transport Systems

Lars Sjöstedt, Mats Johansson, Tomas Engström et al
Transport policy, management & technology towards 2001 - Selected proceedings from the 5th WCTR Conference, p. 507-520
Paper in proceedings
1989

Consequences of High Variety Products on Jit Systems' Performance

Mats Johansson, Magnus Strand
JIT's here to stay- Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Just-In-Time Manufacturing, p. 209-218
Conference contribution
1985

Effectiveness of Production Systems - A Problem Concerning Information to the Design Department

Mats Johansson
Toward the factory of the future, Bullinger H.-J. and Warnecke H.J. (eds.), p. 616-621
Chapter in monograph, book
1981

Visualisering av materialhantering

Tomas Engström, Mats Johansson
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