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SIL Barcelona2019: World Summit of International Trade and Supply Chain

Between 26 – 28 of June the SIL Barcelona 2019 event was held. This expo & congress meeting is the leading exhibition of Logistics, Transport, Intralogistics and Material handling in Southern Europe. It covers multiple sectors such as Transport, Logistics & Distribution Services, Real Estate Logistics and Infrastructures, Intralogistics & Storage, New Technologies & IT Solutions, 4.0 Industry & Robotics, eCommerce Last Mile & Delivery. The slogan for this edition …Read More

“Intermodel” project at Transport Logistic 2019

From 4 th to 7 th June Munich hosted the largest logistics fair in the world: Transport Logistic and we were there. Joachim Ritzer from DHL, one of our partners, was among over 2000 exhibitors and made Intermodel project available to view on screens at DHL stand for all of the 60 000+ visitors. On top of several spontaneous discussions about the project, Joachim had previously agreed meetings with Matthias Plehm …Read More

Sustainable Built Environment 2019 Event

Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) was held 22-24 May in Helsinki, Finland. Conferences have established their position amongst leading Events where researchers, industry and governments network to share good practices and develop further key sustainability topics in the built environment. The event debated how our Clean Planet with its Happy People can share Prosperity for present and future generations. Janne Porkka from VTT presented integration platform concept for cargo terminals on …Read More

We came We saw We were impressed.

The work is far from over but what we saw at our 5  th Global Meeting in Espoo, Finland was truly impressive. Thanks to Janne Porkka from VTT and VIASYS’s teams we had a very pleasant stay. Busy but in a nice atmosphere. During the two days meeting we looked at what has been done since we last met in Milan and the work that has to be done in the …Read More

Representatives of VTT will participate in TRA2020 to present INTERMODEL project

TRA, The Transport Research Arena is the biggest European Research and Technology Conference on transport and mobility. In 2020 TRA is themed “Rethinking transport – towards clean and inclusive mobility”and brings together the experts from around the world to Helsinki to discuss the newest innovations and the future of mobility and transport. https://traconference.eu/


In less than a week we are all coming to Espoo in Finland for our 5th Global Meeting. Even though this time there are no visits to any port on the agenda this is still going to be an interesting and busy couple of days. We will have a look at the progress we have made, our ups and downs and make plans to get as to the finish line …Read More

On Friday 28th of September 2018 ended our 4th Global Meeting

We did a great job! At the invitation of our Italian partner CONTSHIP ITALIA S.P.A. we spent the first day at the Inland Terminal in Melzo, where we discussed the progress of our work and individual WP’s. And we have something to be proud of. The project moves in the right direction and the work is getting more and more advanced. Among the things we did were presentations, overviews on …Read More

Starting tomorrow! Our 4th Global Meeting

We have all come to Milan, all the Partners, to spend some time together and work on our project. We will discuss the progress we have made, show our achievements and plan the next steps. This meeting is unique! We are visiting places that ARE the subject of our research! See you soon!

TRA2018 Vienna

On April 16-19 INTERMODEL participated to Transport Research Arena TRA2018 in Vienna. The slogan for this year’s event was “A digital Era for Transport”, dealing with digitization, automation and decarbonatisation. Ville Hinkka from VTT presented there a paper on terminal planning and how relevant KPI’s are selected to evaluate operations. We analysed indicators required for terminal planning, and compared  those to existing KPIs used to performance measurements in ports and …Read More

Review Meeting INTERMODEL

On April 12th, 2018,  a  mid-term review meeting of the INTERMODEL project implemented under the H2020 program took place in Brussels,with the participation of the European Commission representative Mr Sergio Escriba and the project coordinator representing IDP Leader Mr Eduard Loscos and all WP leaders. The WP leaders were represented by: Gisela Soley and Marcel Sanz from IDP, Spain, Joachim Ritzer from DHL, Germany, Pau Morales from CENIT-CIMNE &, Spain.Cornelis …Read More