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Estimated Time of Arrival for rail

This article was posted on March 20th, 2018 by under News

ELETA – Electronic Exchange of ETA information – is a co-financed project under Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), launched in September 2017. Coordinated by Koninklijk Nederlands Vervoer (KNV) with the support of the International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport (UIRR), the project will demonstrate the advantages of exchanging the Estimated Time of Arrival data within the rail supply chain management.



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17th MAY 2018, Barcelona

Please save this date in your diary. We will return to you with a registration form in the coming weeks.

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) together with the Spanish Shippers’ Council Transprime will organise a seminar on how the Mobility Package – new legislation in road transport – will impact logistics chain. This seminar will enable you to get ready for the future and adapt the policy making in your company. (more…)

Benelux starts pilot with e-CMR

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5 March 2018 Benelux launched a pilot to use electronic documents at the border-crossing. Although Belgium has not ratified the e-CMR protocol of the CMR Convention yet, the country will allow the use of electronic documents in the framework of this pilot for the border-crossing operations between Belgium, France, and Luxemburg. (more…)

Shift2Rail JU call is open

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The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking has published the 2018 call for proposals, projects worth €155.3 million will be financed under the 2018 Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) call for Railway Research & Innovation.

Submissions’ closing date is 24 April 2018. Please note that calls marked as ‘CFM’ are restricted to JU-members.

The call for proposals can be found here.

CORE technology

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CORE, the global supply chain project, is driving the implementation of new technologies to speed up the supply chain, improve quality and efficiency, and to comply with the necessary regulations. (more…)

Blockchain for improving customs compliance

This article was posted on March 5th, 2018 by under News

Researchers of Delft University of Technology and of the Erasmus School of Law collaborate in the JUST project to investigate how to improve compliance with customs in supply chains. Part of the research is about the use of blockchain technology for information sharing.  (more…)

CORE movie

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CORE movie presents the essence of the CORE project and outlines its main developments. This is an updated version of the previous CORE video. One of the solutions for efficient data collection and distribution within supply chain, specifically for the exchange of data with customs, is Felixstowe development. (more…)