ALICE is recognized as European Technolgy Plaform by European Commission after its foundation in 2013 with contributions of EGIVA and EIRAC. The main aim of ALICE is developing strategies on logistics and supply chain research, innovation, and market uptake. While the base for ALICE composed of efficient logistics operations, it is regarded as a must that the collaboration of logistics service providers and transporters.
- Efficiency enhancement between 10-30% on European Logistics Sector.
- Cost reduction between 100-300 Billion Euro on European Logistics Sector.
- Development of new concepts on logistics and supply chain
- Encouraging innovation activities for more competitive and sustainable industry
- Enhancement of end-to-end logistics performance by 30% until 2030
Who can join ALICE?
Shipping companies, logistics service providers, transportation companies, terminal operators, supportive establishments, universities can join ALICE European Technology Platform via membership.
- Determination of European research and innovation strategies parallel to ALICE logistics vision
- Preparation of road maps
- Encouragement of innovation in logistics and supply chain
- Follow up of new logistics technologies and business models
- Registration of advancements on logistics sector
- Unification of logistics activities under local, regional, and European level.
- Widening of interdisciplinary research and innovation network with involvement of seperate stakeholders
ALICE European Technology Platform has nearly 100 member across different countries representing distinct expertises. Below are leading member establisments:
- Bayer, AJA Europe, Bosch, Catapult, CERTH-Hellenic Institute of Transport, Chalmers, Daimler, D'appalonia, ECTRI, EFFRA, European Logistics Association, ERRAC, ERTICO, ERTRAC, EUCAR, Euralogistics, Ford, Fraunhofer IFF, Fraunhofer IML, IBM, Interporto Bologna, ITENE, Kaleido, Kühne+Nagel, MAN, ManuFuture-EU, Marlo, Mines-Paris-Tech, Mondelez, Port of Rotterdam, Valencia Port, P&G, Poste Italiane, SP (Sweden), Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Solvay, STR Europe, TNO, Trafikverket, TU Delft, Bologna University, Kühne Logistics University, Newcastle University, Volvo, Waterborne, Zaragoza Logistics Center
Turkish Members of ALICE
How can be a member of ALICE
It is possible to be a member of ALICE with conforming below membership types including 5 different schemes:
- Industry: Producers, wholesale traders, retailers, logistics service providers, ports, logistics centers, logitics operators, information technologies providers (1000-3000 Euro annual membership fee)
- Academy: Universities and research centers (with a support letter from an industry member) (1000-2500 Euro annual membership fee)
- Associations: European associations performing logitics research and innovation activities (free of charge)
- Platforms: National and regional platforms (should be recognized by member state's ministry), technology and innovation clusters (should be recognized by the state, should be representing its industry and academy strongly) (1000 Euro annual membership fee)
- Supportives: Non-profit organizations who want to support ALICE activities (1000 Euro annual membership fee)
It is expected from ALICE members to take active roles at least one of the following Working Groups listed below:
- WG1: Sustainable, safe, and secure supply chains
- WG2: Logistics corridors, hubs, and synchromodality
- WG3: Information systems for interconnected logistics
- WG4: Global supply network coordination and collaboration
- WG5: Urban Logistics
To be a member of ALICE, fill the form provided in How to join section.
ALICE Roadmap Elements
- Corridors, Hubs, Synchromodality
- Urban Logistics
- Information Systems for Interconnected Systems
- Sustainable, Safe and Secure Supply Chains
- Global Supply Network Coordination and Collaboration
ALICE Roadmap elements can be regarded as the initial steps facilitating realization of Physical Internet concept until 2050.
Information provided through this page is compiled from ALICE European Technology Platform's online documents, for further information please visit ALICE European Technology Platform's website.