Realization of the project objectives will enable groups of shippers and freight forwarders to form collaborative communities based on value added service to merge their transport volumes and decide on the best transportation options based on this aggregated volume. CLOUD will:
- increase efficiency, agility, resilience, visibility, safety and security of supply chains,
- promote the use of barge & rail, re-use empty containers, and more efficient last mile logistics,
- facilitate local/regional (non-centralized) take-up and subsequent global virtualization of these value added services through federation and standardized data exchange.
The aim of CLOUD project is to solve a wider problem of the market by using the solutions and systems proposed in the project and to show to the industry the benefits.