Tugger Trains have been a good approach for organizing the material supply especially in automotive environments during the last years. From a static, scheduled organization to automated systems, working on the basis of a dynamic control there have been many development steps towards an innovative, flexible system. However, the gap between tugger trains and AGVS has become smaller an smaller. The presentation will show, what is the difference between the different approaches, and how tugger train systems will have still areas of use, where they can successfully show advantages compared to AGVS and Mobile Robots.

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FML – Lehrstuhl für Fördertechnik Materialfluss Logistik
Institute for Materials Handling, Material Flow, Logistics
Technische Universität München

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Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia and a city of very tumultuous history. Belgrade was the capital of Yugoslavia from 1918 to 1991. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and since ancient times it has been an important traffic focal point, an intersection of the roads of Eastern and Western Europe. Read more...

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First paper submissions are in!
Friday, 10 February 2017
We are pleased to announce that we have received first submissions of abstracts of the invited papers for the conference. The following abstracts are in: Biomass handling systems and simulations by Associate...
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