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02 December 17

SYNCHRO-NET press review/SUT: Digitally Green

SUT…”According to the network of companies involved until the end of 2018 in the “Synchro-NET” EU-funded project – i.e. DHL Supply Chain Spain (project coordinator), Bureau Veritas, Circle, Cork Institute of Technology, Cosco Shipping Line, CRAIN, Cross-border Research Association, EMC2, FraunHofer, HydrOcean, Kongsberg Maritime AS, Kuehne+Nagel, LE Europe, MJC², Politecnico di Torino, Rail Safety and Standards Board Limited (RSSB), SAM Electronics, Software AG and SYCO – it has been theoretically demonstrated that with a significant market uptake Eco-NET will permit up to 30% of potential reduction in CO2 emissions for shipping and land-based transport, a 25-30% increase in modal shift to greener modes, a 20-30% decrease of costs connected to the rescheduling of transport routes/modes in case of any unexpected event occurring along the supply chain, a 12-20% reduction in hinterland transport costs and a 12-15% reduction of kms for trucks with fewer wasted  epositioning movements.

Furthermore, thanks to the synchro-modal logistic optimization, it is estimated that a reduction between 30 and 50% in managing and administration costs of intermodal flows will be possible.”…

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Source: SUT