Configurable Process Models for Logistics Case Study for Customs Clearance Processes

  • Wassim Derguech
  • Feng Gao
  • Sami Bhiri
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 100)


Configuration based modelling is one of the reuse oriented modelling techniques that allows for exploiting proven best practices in business processes management. This paper is a case study of the use of configurable process models in logistics. It analysis and creates a set of process models for customs clearance services for import and export processes and delivers the configurable process model out of these models. The paper discusses main challenges for the use of configurable process models in such domain and draws some future work.


business process modeling reuse merging configuration logistics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wassim Derguech
    • 1
  • Feng Gao
    • 1
  • Sami Bhiri
    • 1
  1. 1.Galway Digital Enterprise Research InstituteNational University of IrelandIreland

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