Benjamin Nitsche

Competence Center for International Logistics Networks
Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin)
Benjamin Nitsche is Senior Researcher at the Chair of Logistics at the Berlin University of Technology (TUB). After a professional career in the field of strategic procurement, he did his PhD from 2014 to 2018 and finished his habilitation at the end of 2022 at the TUB. Currently he is heading the Competence Center for International Logistics Networks (ILNET) at the Chair of Logistics which is endowed by the Kühne Foundation. To facilitate research on trends in international logistics networks, ILNET follows a practice-oriented approach that integrates logistics professionals through industry working groups and case studies in Africa (Ethiopia, Rwanda and Ghana), China and Germany. ILNET also develops a logistics planning and visualization tool – the TUB Logistics Navigator ( – that that is freely available online and seeks to enable practitioners to visualize and plan robust logistics networks through a co-creational approach. Benjamin Nitsche is member of the editorial board of the open-access journal Logistics and his PhD on managing supply chain volatility has been awarded by the German Association of Industrial Engineers (VWI). He also serves as a guest lecturer at other higher education institutes, e.g. ESCP Europe.