• NEW CONCEPT FOR LOGISTICS OPERATIONS
  • MODULUSHCA is about a new concept for logistics operations. The project addresses the recently introduced Physical Internet vision (PI), which proposes to use a new framework of interconnected logistics especially designed for open resource sharing, notably thanks to open standard on load units, real time identification and routing through open facilities.

  • NEW CONCEPT FOR LOGISTICS OPERATIONS
  • In this framework, potentially all goods are encapsulated in smart, modular, eco-friendly and standard units loads and are handled, stored and transported as best fit in these unit loads through shared facilities and across open networks.

  • INTERCONECTED LOGISTICS - PHYSICAL INTERNET
  • New supply chain service offers enabled by the new concept

  • New collaboration forms across the supply chain aiming towards a high service quality at lower cost level

  • Optimization of the transport processes by enhancing the load factor and reducing empty trips

  • DO YOU WANT TO KNOW
    MORE ABOUT THE
    PHYSICAL INTERNET CONCEPT?
  • Whatch this TEDx video with the presentation done by Benoit Montreuil and learn how to help businesses and value creation networks perform better in our fast moving world.

  

Modulushca and Physical Internet Movies

     
     

Check out the Nick Gazzard presentation at the European Union Logistics 2030 conference here.

 

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Modulushca, presented at the Supply Chain Conference in Phoenix

The Modulushca project and the concept of Physical Internet was presented at the Supply Chain Conference 2015 hosted in Phoenix, AZ (USA).

Benoit Montreuil, PhD, professor at Georgia Tech, explained the Modulushca project at the general session “Smart Devices Meet Smart Supply Networks- When the Digital and Physical Worlds Connect”. He mapped a detailed path illustrating how supply chains are likely to change, presenting graphs and diagrams to explain the benefits and necessity of consolidation. During the session, he will share the possibilities when the Internet of Things connects to the Physical Internet. This new concept is an open logistics system founded on physical, digital, and operational interconnectivity.

The conference was share with another experts such as Jack Uldrich, Contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Wired and Businessweek, who opened the presentation talking about our preconceptions about the supply chain during this era of unprecedented change.  Also, Doug Stephens, Founder, Retail Prophet, participated explaining the current shift we are seeing between marketing and store fronts.

The Supply Chain Conference is specifically designed to connect supply chain professionals and supporting disciplines in retail and manufacturing with the most innovative resources and practices to strengthen daily processes and enhance organizational strategy.

In its sixth year, over 500 retailers, manufacturers, and solution providers have convened for a joint conference filled with idea-stimulating educational sessions, interactive exhibits with the latest technology and relationship-building networking opportunities.

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