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Management framework for intelligent intermodal transport

Period: November 2006 till April 2010
Status: Completed

Institutes (4)  Top 
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), more, partner
  • The Alliance of Maritime Regional Interests in Europe, more, partner
  • Procter & Gamble Eurocor N.V., more, partner
  • British Maritime Technology Group Ltd (BMT), more, co-ordinator

FREIGHTWISE is an integrated project within the EU's 6th Framework Programme that aims at bringing together three different sectors:

  • Transport Management : Shippers, Forwarders. Operators and Agents;
  • Traffic and Infrastructure Management : Rail, Road, Sea, Inland waterways;
  • Administration : Customs, Border Crossing, Hazardous Cargo, Safety and Security

The FREIGHTWISE project will support the co-operation of these sectors in order to develop and demonstrate suitable intermodal transport solutions in a range of business cases. The project shall support the complex service integration into integrated transport chains. The technical expertise in the project will focus on the development of a reference architecture for intermodal transport and the integration of relevant IT systems including legacy systems in the business cases.

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