News & Events

May 10, 2017

Logistics gets interconnected: Insight into collaborative and digitally-connected logistics provided by new research initiatives

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

         Meeting Date:     10 May 2017 Meeting Venue:  Transport & Logistics, Messe München “Schuhbecks am Turm room“, Entrance East Time:                      12 :00 to 14 :00 Digitization of transport and logistics enabled by IT connectivity and community platforms are a major driver for connecting the fragmented and manifold actors within transport and logistics. Data sharing, co-operative Read more

May 11, 2017

Synchro-NET Stakeholders Round Table, Transport & Logistics, Munich

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

The Synchro-NET project has a pleasure to invite you at the Stakeholders Roundtable that it will take place at Transport Logistic in Munich on 11th of May. During the event the following main topics will be discussed: SYNCHRO-NET cooperative business model Slow Steaming – potential and barriers The SYNCHRO-NET community For more information and registration visit Synchronet Read more

Jul 04, 2017

IPIC 2017 Early bird registration open and Call for Start-ups & Ventures!

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

On behalf of the organisation committee we would like to inform you that the early registration for the coming 4th International Physical Internet Conference in Graz, Austria is now open! The early registration is available for academics, representatives from industry/government and students until June 2nd 2017. ALICE members may receive registration reductions in case the Read more

SYNCHRO-NET: Synchro-modal Supply Chain Eco-Net

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

SYNCHRO-NET joined ALICE Liaison Program with Research & Innovation Projects in July 2016. SYNCHRO-NET ( will demonstrate how a powerful and innovative synchromodal supply chain eco-NET can catalyse the uptake of the slow steaming concept and synchro-modality, guaranteeing cost-effective robust solutions that de-stress the supply chain to reduce emissions and costs for logistics operations while simultaneously Read more

TRA 2018 Call for Abstract deadline has been extended to April 24 2017!

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

We would like to inform you that the deadline for the call for papers for the coming Transport Research Arena – TRA 2018 in Vienna has been extended. Please submit your abstract until April 24 2017! Audience and Focus of TRA 2018: TRA 2018 is an arena for researchers, scientists and engineers, companies and public Read more

A vision for a transport system supporting sustainable and efficient logistics towards the Physical Internet

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Download the Document This document provides an holistic overview of a truly integrated transport system as the vision to reach significant advance in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of freight transport and logistics, creating value and adding competitiveness to all manufacturing and retail sectors in Europe. The document is targeting transport, logistics and industry Read more

Do we need public money to fund a breakthrough in logistics?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

The answer is yes, but not in form of subsidies. We need first and foremost a clear vision, concrete objectives and a strategy to get there. only then you can start a discussion on funding. If ALICE can make a difference in the way logistics will develop in the future it is through our very Read more

Transport Research Arena TRA 2018 in Vienna, 16-19 April 2018: Call for Papers now open! Submit your Abstract!

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

We would like to inform you that the call for papers for the coming Transport Research Arena – TRA 2018 in Vienna is now open. Please submit your abstract until March 21 2017! Audience and Focus of TRA 2018: TRA 2018 is an arena for researchers, scientists and engineers, companies and public authorities active in Read more

Jan 31, 2017


Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Dear colleagues, we want to inform you about the invitation to the “First Stakeholder Forum for the Digitising European Industry Initiative” by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the European Commission. As this event might be of interest for you we would like to inform you that registration has been opened. Read more

CO-GISTICS Questionnaire – Services Commercialisation

Monday, December 12th, 2016

The European CIP project CO-GISTICS ( is the first European project fully dedicated to the deployment of cooperative intelligent transport systems (C-ITS) focused on logistics. CO-GISTICS services are deployed in 7 European logistics hubs; Arad (Romania), Bordeaux (France), Bilbao (Spain), Frankfurt (Germany), Thessaloniki (Greece), Trieste (Italy) and Vigo (Spain). CO-GISTICS’ partners are working together for Read more