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Clusters 2.0 Second Newsletter!

Dear Clusters 2.0 follower Our second CLUSTERS 2.0 Newsletter is ready for you. It includes: An interview with Patrick van der Vlaenderen, from CityDepot, who discuss about challenges and results of the New Modular Logistics Units living lab, where a new type of subcontainer logistics units are designed A description of CargoStream and CluCS. Both solutions are being developed as part of the project A description of the events where we participate, including the TRA in Vienna and the SIL…

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Join us at TRA 2018 in Vienna

Join us at the TRA in Vienna! Clusters 2.0 will be present at the G02 ALICE booth during TRA (Transport Research Arena). Special dedicated presentations on: Tuesday 17th Apr 2018 at 12:05 Tuesday 17th Apr 2018 at 17:30

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Meeting and visit at Piraeus port

Mar 21st, 2018. Several Clusters 2.0 partners get a profitable meeting and tour in Piraeus Container Terminal, Greece. They can appreciate the quay cranes at work!    

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Video about modular logistics units from VDV (Association of German Transport Companies)

The VDV (Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen = Association of German Transport Companies) has produced a interesting animation film on modern railfreight (Its about bringing beer to a family to watch a football match). Interestingly they show waggons with small containers (similar to NMLUs..)  and they point out the horizontal transhipping technique. Here you can see the video – in german -:

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Second Project Board Meeting in Karlsruhe

Clusters 2.0 Board Meeting – February 2018 The Second Project Board meeting was held at Karlsruhe (Germany) on 22-23 February 2018, hosted by PTV Group. The consortium has presented the overall status of the Clusters 2.0 project, focusing on the progresses made under each Living Lab. For each of them, the status was presented and a discussion regarding next steps were performed. Focusing on the Business orientation, the break down structure of each business ecosystem was shown, and plans on…

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Article about Clusters 2.0, by Milos Milenkovic from ZLC

Supply Chain Management Review published an article from Milos Milenkovic from ZLC about Clusters 2.0: “Cluster-Based Freight Corridors Could Drive Sustainable Logistics in Europe”. “A hyperconnected network of logistics clusters could play a key role in achieving the European Union’s goal of creating a sustainable, more efficient freight transportation system” Read the complete article at SCMR

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First Project Board Meeting in Bologna

Project Board Meeting – October 2017 Last October 2017, CLUSTER 2.0’s team met at Interporto Bologna for the first Project Board meeting. Responsibles from PTV, BlueGreen, ENIDE and more got together to discuss the future of logistics, with focus on efficiency and innovation. The meeting lasted two whole days; the first day mainly concentrated on Symbiotic Network of Logistics Clusters (based on CargoStream) and Proximity Terminal Network (PTN) updates, amongst other issues regarding CLUSTER 2.0’s organization, partner roles and next…

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Collaboration, digitalisation and sustainability for future logistics

A few weeks ago we interviewed Marcel Huschebeck, coordinator of CLUSTER 2.0, from PTV group, who discussed the changes in the world of logistics, the project’s ambitions and expectations, and also in which ways it differs from other projects. To begin with, it is necessary to define what a logistic cluster is: an agglomeration of several types of firms and operations: logistics service providers (transportation, 3PL), logistics operations (such as warehousing) and linked logistics industries (for example, ICT). Well established…

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ALICE Infoday in Brussels

ALICE Infoday – December 14th December was a busy month. After the Clusters 2.0 executive board and ALICE’s Plenary meeting, our days in Brussels culminated with ALICE’s Info-day and Brokerage Event on H2020 funding opportunities for logistics. More than 90 participants from relevant companies in Europe attended and relevant topics were addressed in order to connect potential partners and to get a complete study of all the possibilities of improvement in the field. Clusters 2.0 was mentioned several times as…

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