dr.ir. B. Gerrits (Berry)


About Me

Berry Gerrits is a PhD candidate within the department of Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems at the University of Twente, The Netherlands. He holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering (2016). His research interests are transportation, multi-agent systems, agent-based simulation and supply chain management. He is is also the founder of Distribute and co-founder of DistributIT. 


Engineering & Materials Science
Light Trailers
Multi Agent Systems
Container Terminal
Simulation Model


Gerrits, B. , Mes, M. , Schuur, P., & Andringa, R. (2023). A Simulation Model for Cooperative Robotics in Dairy Farms. In B. Feng, G. Pedrielli, Y. Peng, S. Shashaani, E. Song, C. G. Corlu, L. H. Lee, E. P. Chew, T. Roeder, & P. Lendermann (Eds.), 2022 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC) (pp. 831-842). (Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference; Vol. 2022-December). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC57314.2022.10015409
Gerrits, B. (2023). Self-Organizing Logistics: Towards a Unifying Framework for Automated Transport Systems. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente]. University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036555555
Gerrits, B. , & Schuur, P. (2022). Parcel Delivery for Smart Cities: A Synchronization Approach for Combined Truck-Drone-Street Robot Deliveries. In 2021 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2021 (Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference; Vol. 2021-December). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC52266.2021.9715506
Egorov, D., Shaban, A., Levina, A. , Schuur, P. , Gerrits, B., & Levin, I. (2022). Digital Methods of Warehouse Logistics as a Tool to Accelerate Supply Chains. In A. Beskopylny, & M. Shamtsyan (Eds.), XIV International Scientific Conference “INTERAGROMASH 2021” - Precision Agriculture and Agricultural Machinery Industry (pp. 609-618). (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems; Vol. 246). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81619-3_68
Iliashenko, V., Ilin, I. , Schuur, P. , Gerrits, B., Kalyazina, S., & Esser, M. (2022). Business Intelligence Systems Application in Transport and Logistics Companies. In A. Beskopylny, & M. Shamtsyan (Eds.), XIV International Scientific Conference “INTERAGROMASH 2021” - Precision Agriculture and Agricultural Machinery Industry (pp. 457-465). (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems; Vol. 246). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81619-3_52
Gerrits, B. , & Schuur, P. (2022). Innovations in Self-Organizing Maritime Logistics. In I. Ilin, T. Devezas, & C. Jahn (Eds.), Arctic Maritime Logistics: The Potentials and Challenges of the Northern Sea Route (pp. 193-214). (Contributions to Management Science). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92291-7_11
Korablev, V., Gugutishvili, D., Lepekhin, A. , & Gerrits, B. (2021). Developing a Traffic Management System Architecture Model. Transportation research procedia, 54, 918-926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2021.02.147
Gerrits, B. , Mes, M. , & Schuur, P. (2021). Mixing it Up: Simulation of Mixed Traffic Container Terminals. In K.-H. Bae, B. Feng, S. Kim, S. Lazarova-Molnar, Z. Zheng, T. Roeder, & R. Thiesing (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2020 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2020 (pp. 1384-1395). Article 9384068 (Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference; Vol. 2020-December). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC48552.2020.9384068

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University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands