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Open network of hyper connected logistics clusters towards Physical Internet


Environmental and socio-economic performance assessment of Clusters 2.0

Final evaluation report about Clusters 2.0 impacts.

Dynamic Terminal Management System

Develop intelligent predictive and optimization models for improving efficiency and productivity after an efficacy test of the handling and transhipment processes.

Policy adaptation and standardization recommendations

D7.5 Policy adaptation and standardization recommendations

Specification sheet of designated NMLU

By evaluating the conceptions in terms of technical feasibility, automation etc., one concept will be picked for implementation within the next step and requirements will be transferred into a specification sheet.

CNI Description of the minimal data set

Minimal data set to be delivered by the actors to perform the Value Added Services

Exploitation Handbook

Guidelines document and set of templates for product idea definition, innovation management including market and competition analysis, business planning including financial indicators and business cases adoption and extension.

CluCS final requirements and architecture

This deliverable is a follow up of D2.3 including the final list of requirements and architecture layout of the CLuCS

Market & Business Ecosystem analysis

Analysis of current approaches and solutions addressing Clusters 2.0 challenges and estimation of the potential market for Clusters 2.0 technologies and services. Analysis of the current stakeholders’ business models, their relationships, their roles and their evolution in the “to be” Clusters 2.0 ecosystem.

Final Cluster Community System Tool

This deliverable is a follow up of D2.4 including the final layout and system demonstration of the Clusters Community System

Optimization and assessment tool for sustainable collaboration through clusters: to be

This deliverable will have an intermediate version to be reported to the consortium and industry board in M24

Rail Freight Operators Service mapping

This deliverable will provide a comprehensive data set of the main combined transport trade lanes and what they represent in terms of volume. The analysis will also enable the mapping of rail services between the trade lanes under investigation thus providing a comprehensive overview of the capacity on offer in terms of goods and combined transport services.

CNI API description

The API describes the integration requirements for the Value Added Apps.

Network Design Model describing current European flows across clusters: as is

This deliverable will have an intermediate version to be reported to the consortium and industry board in M12.

Collaboration methodology in between logistics clusters

This deliverable will be live document that will be applied in the living lab on 'Symbiotic Network of Logistics Clusters'. It will provide a methodology and organizational set-up which will be tested live in the living lab and ensure that the activities within Clusters 2.0 are compliant, fair and sustainable.

Cluster building blocks: Proximity Terminal Network potentialities

Proximity Terminal Network design and identification of framework needs towards their establishment and potentialities of PTN as Cluster building blocks.

Cluster Community System pre-liminary requirements and architecture

Cluster Community System preliminary requirements and functional architecture ready for a first prototyping. (Input to task 2.4, live document).

Collaboration methodology within logistics clusters

This deliverable will be a live document that will be updated before starting each one of the 3 Living Lab iterations in order to be used by 'Symbiotic Network of Logistics Clusters' LL. It will provide a methodology of how volumes will be bundled on regional TEN-T hubs and between them, and how will be shipped in priority.

Dissemination report

Consolidating and validating CLUSTER 2.0 dissemination activities

Living Lab evaluation analysis and Clusters Assessment Report

Impact assessment report providing cross-sector and cross-LL evaluation. And final report of data collected and analysis of results achieved by Living Labs_3rd LL iteration.

Handbook for Smart Clusters development

Guidelines outlining Smart Cluster establishment path, including engagement of manufacturing and value added service providers in Cluster activities and integration of them with CluCS.

Scenarios and tools for shipment planning and asset optimisation for logistics clusters networks

This deliverable will have an intermediate version on month 18 including the prototype to be further developed towards exploitation and scalable deployment. Findings will be included into the final report by month 28.

Scoping Logistics Clusters

Concept design and definition of framework conditions to enable Cluster establishment; advanced collaboration practices in the Cluster, Cluster governance model and steps towards Cluster set-up.

High-level reports on progress of Living Labs

A periodic high-level report is given covering and crosslinking the activities of the 3 Living Labs and extracting conclusions from the independent LLs that should be considered for Clusters 2.0 implementation of WP1, WP2, WP3, WP4, WP6 and WP7.

Communication Strategy and Plan

This report will include the communication, dissemination and liaison plan to be followed within the project. It will be updated at the half of the project.

Reliable train-truck horizontal transhipment prototype with NMLU technology

This deliverable will be a follow up of D4.4 including the demonstration of train-truck transhipment using NMLU technology

Reliable NMLU prototype

Built prototype of the NMLU that has successfully passed the initial test at the Fraunhofer IML packaging laboratory.

Reliable train-truck horizontal transhipment prototype

Implement the new software and do the upgrade on a ContainerMover in order to make a full automated horizontal transhipment possible.

Prototype trucks for fast and reliable transhipment of NMLUs

Develop prototypes of trucks and automated loading and unloading systems for the transhipment of NMLU in different types of vehicles

Cluster Community System - first version

First version of the IT tool for Clusters’ systemic management with User Manual and Test Phase Specifications (ref. WP5 – LL1).

Communication kit

This will be the output of T7.2 and it will accompany and present the project brand identity and material, the brochure, posters, newsletters, videos, website and social media accounts. It will be issued at different dates, according to the project needs and communication planning.


Collaboration Methodology in Between Logistics Clusters

Author(s): Mohseni, Seyed Abolfazl; Carlan, Valentin; Sys, Christa; Vanelslander, Thierry; Cruijssen, Frans; Milenkovic, Milos; Pan, Shenle
Published in: Issue 9, 2019
Publisher: Seyed Abolfazl Mohseni
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3741853

Opportunities of Product-Service System in Physical Internet

Author(s): Shenle Pan
Published in: Procedia CIRP, Issue 83, 2019, Page(s) 473-478, ISSN 2212-8271
Publisher: Shenle Pan
DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2019.03.107

Container flow forecasting through neural networks based on metaheuristics

Author(s): M. Milenković, N. Milosavljevic, N. Bojović, S. Val
Published in: Operational Research, 2019, ISSN 1109-2858
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s12351-019-00477-1

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