Future Internet enabled Optimization of Transport and Logistics Business Networks
Transport and logistics is concerned with the planning and execution of the world-wide shipment of goods and people. This constitutes the backbone of the European economy where transport and logistics service providers operate as global businesses.
In this highly competitive, distributed, and agile industry, novel ICT solutions for optimizing the collaboration and information exchange in cooperative business networks are highly desirable. Future Internet technologies can facilitate radical improvements in business efficiency in this industry leading to positive socio-economic and ecological impact.