The power of end to end automation – Presented by Daniel Horn, KPMG

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The power of end to end automation – Presented by Daniel Horn, KPMG, at the Cargo Innovation Conference, which will take place on Jun 07, 2018, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

The rise of robotics, cloud and the api-ification are helping companies to transition to a digital core. This presentation is about why now is the moment to consider end to end automation of core back offices processes. Continue reading “The power of end to end automation – Presented by Daniel Horn, KPMG”

Logistics and the Internet of Things – Presented by Robin Puthli, Babbler

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Logistics and the Internet of Things – Presented by Robin Puthli, Babbler, at Cargo Innovation Conference which will take place on Jun 07, 2018, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

This presentation discusses what state-of-the-art “Internet of Things” is and how it will impact supply chains. To illustrate the impact a use-case is discussed with an internet enabled cargo monitoring device and how this provided unexpected insight into logistic issues. This use-case is also used to illustrate the impact of IoT on employee skills and organisation.

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3D printing and global trade: a threat for transport business and logistics? – Presented by Raoul Leering, ING

Raoul Leering

3D printing and global trade: a threat for transport business and logistics? – Presented by Raoul Leering, ING, at Cargo Innovation Conference which will take place on Jun 07, 2018, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

About ING
ING’s strengths include a well-known brand that is positively recognised in many markets, a strong financial position, our international network and omnichannel distribution strategy. Not to mention our efforts to contribute to a sustainable world. ING is among the leading banks in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe and World) and is included in the FTSE4Good index.
ING Group shares are listed in Amsterdam (INGA NA, INGA.AS), Brussels and New York (ADRs: ING US, ING.N). Continue reading “3D printing and global trade: a threat for transport business and logistics? – Presented by Raoul Leering, ING”

Development from intermodal to synchromodal transport. Is your company ready? – Presented by Guy Somers, Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Guy Somers

Development from intermodal to synchromodal transport. Is your company ready? – Presented by Guy Somers, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, at the Cargo Innovation Conference, which will take place on Jun 07, 2018, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Based on a research of Fontys University of applied sciences and Rotterdam University of applied sciences a maturity model has been made to classify companies in different levels of maturity, whereby companies also receive advice on various aspects in order to grow continuously. Offering intermodal and synchromodal transport is step one, acceptance and implementation is step two. Are customers ready for it? Do they accept synchromodal transport? And if they accept these modes of transport, how much are they willing to pay for it?

About Guy Somers
Working since september 2013 for Fontys. Responsible for various consultancy and applied research projects in the field of distribution and warehousing. Focus in research on intermodal and synchromodal transport. Besides the projects, also giving lectures business modelling in a master programme supply chain management and giving lectures transport and distribution in the evening course logistics management. Continue reading “Development from intermodal to synchromodal transport. Is your company ready? – Presented by Guy Somers, Fontys University of Applied Sciences”

Positioning technology for mobile robots – Presented by Willem-Jan Lamers, Accerion

Willem-jan Lamers

Positioning technology for mobile robots – Presented by Willem-Jan Lamers, Accerion, at the Cargo Innovation Conference, which will take place on Jun 07, 2018, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

There is an ever-increasing demand in flexibility and robustness for automation solutions for logistics and production automation. Mobile robots and automated guided vehicle (AGV’s) form a large part of these solutions. To achieve more flexibility and the ability to work in environments that become more dynamic by the year, one requires new and advanced mobile robot positioning technologies. The talk focuses on current and future positioning technologies for mobile robots. What can we expect in the near future? Continue reading “Positioning technology for mobile robots – Presented by Willem-Jan Lamers, Accerion”

Secured 3D printing in the maritime industry – Presented by Ghislain Gauthier, Create it REAL

Ghislain Gauthier

Secured 3D printing in the maritime industry – Presented by Ghislain Gauthier, Create it REAL, at the Cargo Innovation Conference, which will take place on Jun 07, 2018, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Accessing spare parts for cargo ships could be tricky and expansive some times, if not all the time. 3D printing allows now to create on demand what you need, however spare parts manufacturers and shipping companies may not have the same goals or issues. During our presentation, we will explore the new possibilities brought by our secured platform and the benefits for the industry. Continue reading “Secured 3D printing in the maritime industry – Presented by Ghislain Gauthier, Create it REAL”

From #selfdriving boat to autonomous inland shipping – Presented by Remco Pikaart, Shipping Factory & David Woudenberg, Pieter Boon, Xomnia

autonomous inland shipping

From #selfdriving boat to autonomous inland shipping – Presented by Remco Pikaart (Director and Owner Shipping Factory), David Woudenberg (Lead Autonomous) and Pieter Boon (Partner Xomnia), at the Cargo Innovation Conference, which will take place on Jun 07, 2018, at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Remco Pikaart (Director and Owner Shipping Factory), David Woudenberg (Lead Autonomous) and Pieter Boon (Partner Xomnia) talk about their project to use Artificial intelligence to enable MCS Factofour to operate autonomously in inland shipping.

On 1 January 2018, both parties established a joint venture called Shipping Technology. The project was established via this JV. All Shipping Factory nautical equipment is connected to the Xomnia technology and, using data collection, a lot of progress has now been made in the development towards the end product. The first models have already been tested. Continue reading “From #selfdriving boat to autonomous inland shipping – Presented by Remco Pikaart, Shipping Factory & David Woudenberg, Pieter Boon, Xomnia”

Cargo Innovation Conference welcomes LIOF as Exhibitor

LIOF

Cargo Innovation Conference welcomes LIOF as Exhibitor. The Cargo Innovation Conference 2018 takes place on 7 June 2018 at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

About LIOF
LIOF—the Limburg Development and Investment Company—is the regional development and investment company responsible for the Dutch province of Limburg.

LIOF was established in 1975 and is headquartered in Maastricht. Our purpose is to develop this province’s economy and its business climate.

Our Core Activities:

  • We provide venture capital to innovative and potentially viable small to midsized companies
  • We stimulate knowledge-driven and innovative projects created by small to midsized companies
  • We acquire foreign investors and perform investor development for established companies.

LIOF is the executive body for the Dutch Province of Limburg and its communities to attract new companies to Limburg. In close partnership, it coordinates Limburg’s lead generation in industry and logistics through the NFIA and HIDC networks and other lead generation through LIOF’s public and commercial networks. Continue reading “Cargo Innovation Conference welcomes LIOF as Exhibitor”

Cargo Innovation Conference welcomes SMART Logistics Centre Venlo as Exhibitor

SMART Logistics Centre

Cargo Innovation Conference welcomes SMART Logistics Centre Venlo as Exhibitors. The Cargo Innovation Conference 2018 takes place on 7 June 2018 at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

About SMART Logistics Centre
SMART Logistics Centre Venlo is a unique overall concept in which businesses work together with the government and educational institutions to strengthen the European logistic hotspot. Within SMART Logistics Centre Venlo, parties unite to optimally facilitate existing logistics companies and those still to be established. Businesses take the lead. Continue reading “Cargo Innovation Conference welcomes SMART Logistics Centre Venlo as Exhibitor”

Cargo Innovation Conference welcomes Watify as Exhibitor

Watify

Cargo Innovation Conference welcomes Watify as Exhibitor. The Cargo Innovation Conference 2018 takes place on 7 June 2018 at Maaspoort, Venlo, The Netherlands.

About Watify
WATIFY is an awareness-raising campaign funded by the European Commission to support the EU efforts to stimulate the modernization of Europe’s industry by boosting European SMEs technological transformation, and supporting Europe’s regions to translate their smart specialization strategies in the areas of digitization and Key Enabling Technologies into concrete projects. Continue reading “Cargo Innovation Conference welcomes Watify as Exhibitor”