“Logistics 4.0 Meets Industry 4.0″ – that is the slogan under which specialists will be appearing from 24 to 28 April at HANNOVER MESSE 2017 offering talks, presentations and panel discussions highlighting the role of intralogistics in the industrial supply chain. The companies offering presentations will include major industry players like Bosch Connected, BVL, Fraunhofer IML, Grenzebach, IBM, INFORM, Jungheinrich, Microsoft, SALT, SAP, SSI Schäfer, STILL and TEAM. On Tuesday, 24 April, the spotlight will be on trends and innovations in timeslots hosted by the German Logistics Association (BVL) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML). Prof. Thomas Wimmer, President of BVL, will unveil a new BVL study covering the latest trends and strategies in logistics and supply chain management. The keynote speech by Prof. Michael ten Hompel, Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML), will provide an overview of the latest status of research and development.