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Seamless Interoperability in Logistics: Narrowing the Business-IT Gap by Logistics Business Objects

  • Martin Böhmer
  • Michael Schmidt
  • Norbert Weißenberg
Chapter
Part of the Lecture Notes in Logistics book series (LNLO)

Abstract

Logistics IT is shifting from large, monolithic software systems to smaller, modular applications (“apps”) that can be flexibly composed to support individual business processes. In order to anticipate extensive integration projects, seamless interoperability is a crucial requirement. This paper outlines a standards-based logistics Business Object model that narrows the business-IT gap and simplifies logistics IT services regarding development and integration.

Keywords

Logistics Mall Business Objects model OAGIS Business-IT gap Process modelling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Böhmer
    • 1
  • Michael Schmidt
    • 1
  • Norbert Weißenberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IMLDortmundGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering ISSTDortmundGermany

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