eFreight: Secure information based collaboration

Barcelona, 11th till 12th of June 2015

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Date: 11th till 12th of June, 2015

Location: SIL and European School of Short Sea Shipping, Barcelona, Spain

The BESTFACT (Best Practice Factory for Freight Transport) project is a Coordination and support action under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission. On 11th and 12th of June 2015, BESTFACT will organise its sixth international workshop, which is the third on e-Freight. The workshop is organised in cooperation with the Spanish Logistics Center CEL (http://cel-logistica.org/) and the non-profit Innovation Centre for Logistics CITET (http://www.citet.es/). It will take place on the first day at the SIL International Logistics & Material Handling Exhibition (Fira de Barcelona Montjuic Exhibition Hall Barcelona) and on the second day at the European School of Short Sea Shipping (Escola Europea de Short Sea Shipping) at the Port of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.
In practice, BESTFACT intends to develop, disseminate and enhance the utilisation of best practices and innovations in freight logistics which contribute to meeting European transport policy targets: promoting the boost of competitiveness and decreasing the environmental impacts.
This third international cluster workshop on e-Freight will deal with the top issues, such as IT-technologies for mobility applied to freight transport as well as secure supply chains information exchange and information management in a collaborative manner. Well-known representatives from the private and public sector will present in the first session current examples of best practices and results of collaboration and exchange. In the second session it will be discuss how e-Freight can support collaborative logistics to be adapted under future logistic challenges in Southern Europe. e-Freight is the key in the new Digital Transport Agenda of the European Commission.
Furthermore, it will present the main targets and challenges in freight transport and logistics and other high priority aspects in the fields of infrastructure, technology and organisation. Finally, a technical visit to the Barcelona Port will offer the opportunity to see some state-of-the-art solutions for managing collaboration within a port.


Secure information based collaboration – Day 1
Welcome & Introduction
Marcel Huschebeck, PTV Group – Download
Keynote 1: Physical Internet
Eric Ballot, MINES ParisTech – Download
Keynote 2: From CO2 to CO3: making supply chain collaboration sustainable
Frans Cruijsen, Argusi – Download

First Session, moderated by Dolores Herrero, ITENE

Introductions to BESTFACT cluster on e-Freight
Roland Frindik, MARLO, cluster leader – Download
How to get a successful shopping experience
Enrique Sanchez-Prieto, CRAMBO – Download
Processes in mobility. The collaborative last mile
Racio Luis Diaz, FIELDEAS – Download
ICT and Electric Vehicles for Last Mile
Arturo Perez de Lucia, AEDIVE – Download
Palletways – Technology POD and PASS
Jose Miguel Garcia, Palletways Iberia – Download
Building Blocks Logistics
Pieter van den Bold, Innovatrain – Download
B2MOS – The business to Motorways of the Sea
Adriana Diaz Alonso, Escuela Europea de Short Sea Shipping – Download
FREIGHT4ALL Project – Italy-Spain Demonstrator
Sean Deehan, Fundacion Valenciaport – Download
LogiCon – Improving service quality by involving small transport operators in the electronic information exchange
David Quesada, ENIDE – Download
Secure information based collaboration – Day 2

Second Session, moderated by Antti Permala, VTT

Collaborative logistics in the Mediterraniean
Paolo Paganelli, Bluegreen – Download
The strength of cooperation in Intermodal Route Planning
Jeroen Bozuwa, Intermodal Links – Download
PORTIC – port community system
Javier Gallardo, PORTIC Barcelona – Download
IT for collaboration
Roland Frindik, MARLO – Download