Author Archives: Henrik Sternberg

Henrik Sternberg
Dr. Henrik Sternberg is postdoctoral researcher and project leader at ReLog. His research is mainly focused on freight distribution networks, LSP operations, logistics collaboration, road freight cabotage, intelligent packaging, transport security and regulation and logistics information systems. Henrik defended his doctoral dissertation “Waste in road transport operations - using information sharing to increase efficiency” in 2011 at Chalmers University of Technology. Dr. Sternberg has been involved in numerous national and international research and advisory projects, e.g.: “Cabotagestudien”, “Closer Starfish”, “Swedish government ITS Council – National Freight ITS Roadmap”, “Cassandra”, “Port pilot Gothenburg” and “Logistics for Life”. Before pursuing an academic career, Henrik was consultant at Cambridge Technology Partners, working with companies like e.g., Deutsche Post and Deutsche Bahn. His teaching interests are Freight transport and Information systems in Supply chain management and he is a certified SAP erpSIM instructor. Dr. Sternberg’s research combines theory, practice and “out of the box thinking” – his research and innovations are adopted by numerous companies and authorities and his scientific results are published in top logistics, transport and computer science journals, e.g., Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Transport and Shipping Logistics and Computers in Industry

Improving profitability in road haulage operations

Peter Jenni, the operations manager at Hohlenstein AG in St. Gallen, Switzerland, reduced the number of damages on the truck fleet 20% by giving employees quarterly bonuses for driving without damages.  Incentive systems, e.g., bonuses or how services are paid for, are crucial in staff and organizational behaviour. The first question to ask in any organization is – “How is ... Read More »