The 6th annual International Physical Internet Conference will take place in July 9-11 in London. The conference provides an open forum for industry, researchers, government officials and citizens to explore, discuss and introduce leading edge concepts, methodologies, recent projects, technological advancements, start‐up and industry initiatives enabling hyperconnected logistics, enhanced efficiency and sustainability. The conference will continue building on the successful five previous editions targeting 300 participants.
Conference topics include interconnected freight transport, logistics and supply, modularization, handling, vehicles and transhipment technologies, ports and hubs in the PI, last mile & city logistics, omnichannel & e-commerce logistics, systems and technologies for interconnected Logistics: 3D printing, Internet of things, machine learning, augmented reality, big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing, new communication networks, autonomous logistics operations and systems: autonomous transport, drones, mobile logistics, robotics; manufacturing networks and the PI, business models for open & interconnected logistics, PI Impacts, PI Fundamentals and Constituents, PI Implementation and Governance, PI Modelling and Simulation.
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Bachelor and master students are invited to join in an international competition to work on an assignment related to the physical internet. A jury will select the winning team. A limited number of grants will be made available to the best team to visit the conference and present the work submitted.
The Physical Internet Doctoral Colloquium provides PhD candidates with the opportunity to present and discuss their research with fellow PhD candidates and established researchers. One of the key elements of the seminar will be to discuss positioning of the PhD project in well‐known and established lines of research and linking it in a founded way to the physical internet. A limited number of grants will be made available to excellent PhD candidates to cover travel and hotel costs.
|Days for dedicated space to the project||Contribution|
|2||1 day||£ 2,500|
|3||3 days||£ 3,500|
The future of the global freight and logistics industry will be shaped during a 3-day conference at Church House in London starting 9th July. A PhD Colloquium as a pre-conference event is foreseen on the 8th of July. Improve freight transport and logistics efficiency and sustainability through a connected, interoperable and shared use of logistics networks is a great opportunity. The Physical Internet concept aims to get freight flows and logistics services as accessible and connected as information and services are over internet in both global and last mile. Physical Internet aims at asset sharing and flow consolidation on a massive scale supporting the brutal challenge of freight transport and logistics decarbonization.
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