MODULUSHCA was present at Interpack on may 2014 in ITENE's stand. Interpack is the most important packaging fair in the world and takes place in Düsseldorf (Germany) every three years. The assistance to the event was succesfull: there were 175.000 visitors coming from 120 countries.
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.
The aim of the project is to enable operating with developed iso-modular logistics units of sizes adequate for real modal and co-modal flows of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), providing a basis for an interconnected logistics system for 2030
Many of these visitors were interested in the Modulushca project, which is being developed by a consortium composed of 15 organizations.
In the next picture you can see Máximo Martínez (Procter&Gamble) and Juan Alcaraz (ITENE).
The MODULUSHCA consortium includes 15 partners made up of European Research institutes, universities, international associations and industry partners, and is coordinated by PTV (Germany):
|PTV PLANUNG TRANSPORT VERKEHR AG. PTV. Germany.
The corporate headquarters of PTV are situated in Karlsruhe (Germany). At present PTV has a workforce of about 500 employees. PTV offers a complete and integrated set of services covering all important problems for today's and the future's traffic and transport.
|TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET GRAZ. TUG. Austria.
The Graz University of Technology can look back on 200 years of Science â–ª Passion Technology and its accompanying renewal. It contributes to the sustainable development of society, economy and environment in a responsible way.
|MEWARE SRL. MEW. Italy.
Meware is a highly specialized ICT company that offers and covers services about SOA, BPM and Business Analytics. Meware offers a complete and integrated set of services covering the end2end development lifecycle about business analytical and real time development.
|J.A.M. DE RIJK BV. JDR. Netherlands.
Jan de Rijk Logistics was founded in 1971. As a small-scale company there was an early focus on international transport services within Europe for the then-emerging air cargo industry.
|INSTYTUT LOGISTYKI I MAGAZYNOWANIA. ILIM. Poland.
The Institute of Logistics and Warehousing (Instytut Logistyki I Magazynowania, ILiM) is widely acknowledged as Poland's centre of competence in logistics. It is an interdisciplinary, state-owned research institute where logistics is perceived as both a subject of research as well as the field of practical application.
|INCEPTION CONSULTING LTD. INC. United Kingdom.
Incept UK was founded in 2007. The Principal, Nick Gazzard Has over 20 years experience in the cost analysis industry. The company has many well known blue chip companies across a number of sectors as clients.
|CHEP UK LIMITED. CHEP. United Kingdom.
CHEP is the global leader in pallet and container pooling services serving many of the world's largest companies. We specialise in managing pools of returnable and reusable supply chain packaging for our network of customers around the world.
|POSTE ITALIANE SPA. POSTE ITALIANE. Italy.
Poste Italiane is recognized as national and international benchmark in postal, courier, logistics, finance, insurance and, most recently, the mobile phone market segments.
|KIRSEN GLOBAL SECURITY GMBH. KGS. Germany.
Kirsen Global Security GmbH (KGS) is a leader in cargo container monitoring. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, this dynamic company pioneered the field of cargo container monitoring with its patented innovative products.
|TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT BERLIN. TUB. Germany.
The Logistics Department of the University of Technology in Berlin has for over 30 years experience of excellence in research, teaching and training.
|UNIVERSITE LAVAL. ULav. Canada.
Established in 1852, UniversitÃ© Laval is the oldest French-language university in America. It is an institution of international reputation open to the world and proud of its high academic standards.
|ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE. EPFL .Switzerland.
EPFL is one of the two "Ecoles Polytechniques Fédérales" in Switzerland. Its mission is threefold: education, research and technology transfer at the highest international level.
|ASSOCIATION POUR LA RECHERCHE ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT DES METHODES ET PROCESSUS INDUSTRIELS - ARMINES. ARMINES. France.
ARMINES is one of the oldest French higher education institutions in engineering. While its inspirational model has not changed, its teaching methods and its research have anticipated and accompanied its times ever since 1783.
|PROCTER & GAMBLE EUROCOR N.V. PG. Belgium.
P&G touches and improves the lives of about 4.4 billion people around the world with its portfolio of trusted, quality brands. With operations in about 80 countries, P&G brands are available in more than 180 countries worldwide.
|INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO DEL EMBALAJE, TRANSPORTE Y LOGISTICA. ITE. Spain.
ITENE is the center of technological specialists in Packaging, Transport, Logistics and Mobility. Since 1994 our continued research and innovation activities for national and international companies have led us one step ahead in technology, bringing new business opportunities to our customers.