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SYNCHRO-NET

SYNCHRO-NET – Synchro-modal Supply Chain Eco-Net will demonstrate how a powerful and innovative Synchro-modal supply chain eco-NET can catalyse the uptake of the slow steaming concept and synchro-modality, guaranteeing cost-effective robust solutions that de-stress the supply chain to reduce emissions and costs for logistics operations while simultaneously increasing reliability and service levels for logistics users. The core of the SYNCHRO-NET solution will be an integrated optimisation and simulation eco-net, incorporating: real-time synchro-modal logistics optimisation (e-Freight-enabled); slow steaming ship simulation & control systems; synchro-modal risk/benefit analysis statistical modelling; dynamic stakeholder impact assessment solution; and a synchro-operability communications and governance architecture.

Funding:

PROGRAMME; HORIZON 2020. CALL; H2020-MG-2014 MOBILITY FOR GROWTH (RESEARCH & INNOVATION ACTION). TOPIC; MG6.2-2014: DESTRESSING THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Coordinator:

Timeline:

Start; May 2015. Duration; 3.5 years

HALPIN Team:

Project Manager & lead researcher;  Maria Looney

Theme(s):

Maritime Operations; Supply Chain

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