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Feedback from TRA2014 (April 14-17, Paris)

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Paris was the location of the 2014 edition of the Transport Research Arena (TRA)  that gathered 2000 stakeholders from all areas of surface transport – rail, road and waterborne transport – coming from industry, public authorities and the research community. They exchanged ideas and thoughts on some of the most pressing problems that the transport sector is facing in our ... Read More »

Aston Martin, Jaguar and Toyota’s cooperative recipe for managing risk

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The increasing vulnerability of freight transport chains requires a new approach for identifying potential risks, mitigating their impact and addressing their consequences. For such an approach to be effective, it should extend beyond the boundaries of the single supply chain actor. “Trusted networks” can proactively identify and manage the potential risks in the supply chain. As supply chain and transport ... Read More »

Worried about innovation in (your business) Logistics?

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Statistics say, the Logistics sector shows a low investment in innovation, much lower than other industrial sectors (less than 1% in the 2012 versus a median value of about 4% based on The 2012 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard). This is partially due to a lack of knowledge on what the market and the research programmes offer in terms of ... Read More »