Tag Archives: cooperation

We attended the International Congress LOGISTICS INNOVATION IN EUROPE

The International Congress LOGISTICS INNOVATION IN EUROPE,  organised by DINALOG and the SoCool@EU, took place at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam on the 1st of April 2014. The program, offered a series of interesting insights on the challenges logistics is facing today.   Accordingly with Prof. Dr. Alan C. McKinnon, Head of Logistics and Dean of Programs at the Kühne Logistics University, the three main ... Read More »

99 problems; one solution to DEAL with them


Communication and cooperation are essential when creating an efficient and flexible (logistical) network. ICT can provide an adequate environment to support real-time interaction between various actors. Every logistic operation involves a network of people and organizations: the sender, the driver, the coordinator (planner), the administrator and the recipient. Each of them needs to interact and coordinate with (some of) the ... Read More »

Collaborate and stay competitive

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This was one of the key findings from the “Innovation in Logistics: Can collaborative discussion platforms support innovation uptake in a competitive logistics industry?” workshop and roundtable, in which the Loginn project Consortium discussed with innovators and innovation adopters from the industry and the research – such as Ludger Brüll (Bayer Technology Services), Andres Kirchheiner and Thomas Zeller (AIS), Richard ... Read More »

How to make the most of your ICT systems

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Being aware of  your partners’ capabilities is the basis to achieve the most of your own ICT systems and accomplish a full integration Identification of e-logistics applications of partners facilitates integration and coordination, which are key factors in supply chain management. Any company in the transport and logistics domain can benefit from the implementation of this practice, from manufacturers, good ... Read More »

Shippers seek disruptive supply chain innovations, and are willing to pay for it

Relationship and trust, operational excellence and a culture of collaborative continuous improvement are among the drivers of supply chain innovation. Photo Credit: MyTudut via Compfight cc

Supply chain innovation is among the main issues addressed by the 17th Annual Third Party Logistics Study conducted by Cap Gemini in collaboration with Penn State, Panalpina, Korn/Ferry International and Eyefortransport. The study incorporates the views of more than 2,300 industry executives from around the world. According to the study results, until recently 3PLs responded to the need for innovation ... Read More »

ECITL 2013: Solutions and Innovation through Cooperation

The 6th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL) will be held on 23-25 October 2013 in Zaragoza, Spain. Theme of this edition: “Logistics Research: Solutions and Innovation through Cooperation”. Read More »