The Logistics Tribe

The Logistics Tribe

What you need to know about Intralogistics Planning (Tobias Herwig, ipolog, Host of Fabrik der Zukunft Podcast)

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This episode of The Logistics Tribe is about the current state and future of intralogistics planning.

Our host Marco Prüglmeier sat down with Tobias Herwig. Tobias is part of the management team at ipolog, an intralogistics and production planning software company based in Germany. He’s also the host of “Fabrik der Zukunft”, a German speaking podcast about the factory of the future.

So both Marco and Tobias are intralogistics experts and in this episode they discussed the following topics:

  • Tobias's career and background in logistics inside of factories

  • ipolog, an intralogistics and production planning software company

  • The importance of visualization of data vs. the and importance and utility of using virtual reality for intralogistics planning

  • Does AI play an important role yet?

  • The challenge of collecting data

  • Integrating AGVs and AMRs into intralogistics simulations

  • How to integrate the virtual planning world with the real-world on the shop floor (digital twins vs. digital models)

  • Newest 3-D visualization technology at NVIDIA (Omniverse) and how Ipolog is planning to use it

  • Tobias's predictions for the future of logistics planning and logistics in general (automation, autonomous transports, integrated digital models, etc.)

  • Tobias's own podcast "Fabrik der Zukunft" (factory of the future)

  • And much more

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Boris Felgendreher, Dana von der Heide and Marco Prüglmeier invite you to listen to The Logistics Tribe, a weekly podcast about the world of global logistics and supply chain management.

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