A Distributed Communication System for Integration with Logistics Software

  • V. Gruhn
  • M. Hülder
  • R. Ijioui
  • L. Schöpe
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2877)


Truckage companies need continuous and up-to-date information about their business processes in order to respond quickly to customers’ needs and problems emerging during transport processes. Therefore a reliable and user-friendly communication system is required, which improves the relationship between drivers and dispatchers. The project ”Mobile Spedition im Web (SpiW)” presented here, develops a mobile communication system, which focuses on the driver/dispatcher interaction. The main goals are integration with legacy logistics software and the possible use of new telematics and communication techniques. To achieve these goals, a component based architecture allows the later change and extension of components, making it possible to add new features to the system as they become available. A distributed workflow server supports the adjustment of business processes to individual needs.


Mobile Device Business Process Business Logic Business Object Stationary Device 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Gruhn
    • 1
  • M. Hülder
    • 1
  • R. Ijioui
    • 1
  • L. Schöpe
    • 2
  1. 1.Chair of Applied Telematics / e-Business, Computer Science FacultyUniversity of LeipzigGermany
  2. 2.Informatik Centrum Dortmund e.V.Abt. Softwaretechnik 

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