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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 »

Crowdsourcing for the last mile

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Last-mile crowdsourcing consists in leaning on a group of citizens for completing the last-mile delivery of parcels in a city. This model answers the need to cope with the increased congestion in cities and the resultant problems of inefficiency and negative environmental impacts of local deliveries. Crowdsourcing has some potential advantages that cannot be ignored. For the logistics services providers, ... 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 »