Visons for long-term, ICT-based Freight Transport Efficiency and Sustainability
28th of September 2010, 14.00 - 15.30
While attempts to direct cargo towards environment friendly transport modes and infrastructures are failing to meet expectations, logistic firms face problems of volatile fuel prices, low margins and fierce competition typical of a commoditized sector. These problems are addressed by many ICT solutions in different stages of research and development, both from the industry and research side. This sessions purpose is to involve ICT and logistic industries, as well as researchers from related EU projects and institutes to discuss:
The session will be organised as a panel discussion with representatives from industry, research and the European Commission to discover
and to match these with the FP7-ICT-2011/2012 Work Programme.
Relevant objectives and calls are discussed: