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How to use ICT to develop a complete combined transport solution

OBJECTIVES To offer technological solutions to improve logistics flows

KEY DETAILS Budget: 13,905,530 €

The work was coordinated by Alstom, an expert in the rail industry with a base in Charleroi. As Stéphane De Ketelaere, from the Multitel research centre, one of the project partners, explains, “the goal is to use Information and Communications Technology to develop a complete combined transport solution, incorporating road, rail and waterways in Wallonia”.

Subsidies: 10,075,566 € Project duration: March 2007 – February 2010

PROJECT PARTNERS - Alstom Belgium SA (leader)

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- Acic

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- Arcelor - CE+T - Cherokee - DB Schenker (prev. Jean Heck) - Glaverbel - Infrabel - Inter ferry Boats - IT-OPTICS

The TransLogisTIC project, launched in 2007, relies on the expertise and experience of a particularly large number of partners from a range of complementary backgrounds: large businesses, SMEs and spin-offs, most francophone universities and a research centre.

- Multitel

TransLogisTIC has led to a number of concrete achievements: - a new rail command & control system, the cost of which will make it more appropriate for freight transport; - an innovative ‘track & trace’ solution that locates goods to a shipping container and its content, regardless of the mode of transport. This feat uses a robust GPS/GPRS marker that can assess its environment and is self-powered; - an online portal available to carriers and clients, using new services including road optimisation, floating inventories and fleet management.

- SA RENORY - Sodiplan - Transport Possoz - Trasys - UCL - UCL-Mons - ULB - ULg - UMONS

More information? Contact us: Logistics in Wallonia Liege Airport I Building 52 I B-Grâce-Hollogne 4460 Tel : +32 4 225 50 60 I

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