RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Smart Logistics

add2log

Platform for Decentral Production based on Additive Manufacturing

and Agile Logistics

Funded by

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Description

Develops a cross-company software platform for realizing an agile supply chain. With this platform new and spare parts will be produced using additive manufacturing.

Partners
  • DMG MORI Spare Parts GmbH, München
  • Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik (ILT), Aachen
  • Materialise GmbH, Gilching / München
  • Software AG, Darmstadt
  • TOP Mehrwert-Logistik GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg
Duration

March 1 2017 to February 29 2020

More information

www.fir.rwth-aachen.de/en/research/research-projects/add2log-01ma17002a

SYNCHRO-NET

Synchro-Modal Supply Chain Eco-Net

Funded by

European Commission

Description

Demonstrates, how a powerful and innovative synchro-modal supply chain eco-net can catalyze the uptake of the slow steaming concept and synchro-modality. The core of the solution will be an integrated optimization and simulation eco-net, incorporating: real-time synchro-modal logistics optimization, slow steaming ship simulation and control systems, synchro-modal risk/benefit analysis statistical modelling, dynamic stakeholder impact assessment solution, and a synchro-operability communications and governance architecture.

Partners
  • DHL Supply Chain, Spain
  • MJC², UK
  • BV Bureau Veritas, France
  • Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • National Maritime College of Ireland, Ireland
  • Fraunhofer-Institut für Verkehrs und Infrastruktursysteme, Germany
  • SAM Electronics, Germany
  • Kongsberg Maritime AS, Norway
  • CRAIN, France
  • CBRA, Switzerland
  • China Shipping, Spain
  • SYCO, Italy
  • Kuehne+Nagel, Greece
  • EMC, Ireland
  • Rail Safety & Standards Board, UK
  • HydrOcean, France
  • ZIM Integrated Shipping Ltd, Israel
  • Circle, Italy
  • London Economics Europe, UK
Duration

May 2015 to October 2018

More information www.synchronet.eu

TT Transforming Transport

Big Data Value in Mobility and Logistics

Funded by

European Commission

Description

Demonstrates the transformations that Big Data will bring to the mobility and logistics market. Transforming Transport validates the technical and economic viability of Big Data to reshape transport processes and services to significantly increase operational efficiency, deliver improved customer experience, and foster new business models.

Partners

46 Partners all over Europe among them:

  • Indra Sistemas S.A., Spain
  • Atos Spain S.A.
  • Duisburger Hafen AG, Germany
  • INTRASOFT International S.A., Luxembourg
  • University of Southampton, UK
  • Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Duration

January 2017 to June 2019

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