WHAT DOES IT OFFER?
A recent overall study of the current logistics process makes it clear that all parties involved are developing activities and implement changes to make their own part of the logistics process as good as possible but with that they miss the total picture. In general, shippers demand better supply chain management and improved end-to-end chain visibility. To support that demand, a global logistic data backbone is currently in development.
THE CURRENT SITUATION
In the last decade we have seen numerous initiatives, discussions, events and seminars around electronic data exchange or e-freight. In most cases, these activities focused on a particular mode of transport or segment of the logistics chain and tried to bring parties together to come up with solutions for specific issues that were addressed…