Type of partner: company, university or research organization
Area of activity: development, (applied) research, consultancy in the field of ICT, GIS, fleet management, logistics etc.
Task to be performed: set up a cooperative pilot project to show the potential and the applicability of new container tracking concepts for worldwide container transport.
Μορφή Ενδεχόμενης Συνεργασίας
Βιομηχανία (Παραγωγή, Μεταποίηση)
"The multinational shipping company provides container transport worldwide. The transport of containers consists of transport at sea and inland transport to and from the ports. The inland transport is executed by contractors or subcontractors. With processes getting more time critical in the economy there is a need for information about the location and estimated time of arrival of the container. At the moment this information is only available with help of wireless devices working on batteries that are applied on eg. reefer containers. Since this is an expensive and vulnerable solution the shipping company is looking for solutions that do not need this. And with nowadays a lot of technologies becoming available in the field of e.g. truck tracking, traffic management, fleet management etc. new smart solutions could be possible. Therefore the company is looking for partners that can help develop new ways of inland container tracking so the customer can be informed about ...