Johan Woxenius


Department of Business
Visiting address
Vasagatan 1
41124 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 610
40530 Göteborg

About Johan Woxenius

Johan Woxenius is professor of Maritime Transport Management and Logistics at University of Gothenburg since 2008. He received the degrees of M.Sc. (Industrial engineering), PhD and associate professor/docent at Chalmers University of Technology. His main research field is maritime and intermodal freight transport and the research covers sustainability, industrial organisation, production systems, traffic designs and information systems. Increasingly, he engages in urban freight research. He teaches a course on shipping in the M.Sc. in Logistics and Transport Management, contributes with lectures in various other courses and supervises MSc theses.

He leads the university’s part of the maritime research and education programme Lighthouse and the Area of Advance Transport, and he is engaged in the logistics research centre Northern LEAD, all run together with Chalmers University of Technology.

Johan Woxenius is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, on the scientific advisory boards of research funding organisations, associate editor of the journal Transport Reviews, on the editorial boards of journals and he frequently serves the expert evaluator. He is also member of the Scientific Committee of the World Conference on Transport Research Society, DB Schenker’s strategic advisory board and of the research and innovation platform CLOSER.

He has published in the journals: Built Environment, Computers in Industry, European Journal of Operational Research, European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, European Transport - International Journal of Transport Economics, Engineering and Law, Growth & Change: A Journal of Urban and Regional Policy, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, Journal of Shipping and Trade, Journal of Transport Geography, Journal of Transportation Planning and Technology, Logistik-Management, MarIus, Research in Transportation Business & Management, Research in Transportation Economics, Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, Sustainability, Transport, Transport Policy, Transport Reviews, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment and World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research.

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Research areas

  • Maritime transport
  • Intermodal freight transport
  • Transport system sustainability
  • Urban freight transport
  • Logistics

Teaching areas

  • Shipping
  • Intermodal freight transport
  • Logistics