Tag Archives: innovation

LOGINN Innovation Scoreboard is now available!

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Innovation is a powerful driver for the economic growth, nevertheless Innovation as such remains an empty word if it is not related to the specificity of a given reality. Before taking any decision it is important to assess the actual status and then plan the necessary steps to adopt innovative solution in the light of own processes and business. The ... Read More »

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 »

EU PRIZE FOR WOMEN INNOVATORS

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The European Union is aware that women are sources of the innovation! If you are an innovator in Logistics use the opportunity to apply for a prize! The EU PRIZE FOR WOMEN INNOVATORS is meant to highlight business women who benefited from EU research framework programmes and achieved  innovative results. Follow the link and apply now! Hurry up the context ... Read More »

99 problems; one solution to DEAL with them

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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 »

World Conference on Transportation Research 2013

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World Conference on Transportation Research 2013 in Rio WCTR is one of the biggest and most important conferences related to transportation research. It is organized every three years by WCTR Society starting in early 70ies, bringing together managers, policy analysts, operators and researchers, all with a common interest in promoting state of the art and state of the practice in ... 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 »

Going down one level to refresh up the air

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Underground logistics might sound as science fiction. However, going underground for people transport and to bring hazardous materials and wastes to and from urban areas has been a solution to improve the citizens quality of life since almost two centuries ago.  Delivering effectively and efficiently in congested metropolitan areas is a problem really hard to solve. Besides a number of practices ... Read More »

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

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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 »

Innovation in Logistics @TL Munich 2013

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You are invited to the workshop and roundtable on: Innovation in Logistics How to Stimulate innovation uptake in Logistics Read More »