ALSO DANUBE - Advanced logistic solutions for Danube waterway


Type Research Project

Funding Bodies

Duration May 1, 2000 - Oct. 31, 2002

  • Institute for Transport and Logistics Management AE (Details)

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  • Riebesmeier, Brigitta (Former researcher) Project Head
 

Abstract (German)

The overall objective of ALSO DANUBE is to increase significantly the use of inland waterway as a key mode within intermodal door-to-door transport chains focusing on the Danube axis. Therefore, ALSO DANUBE aims to:<P></P>- develop and implement an advanced European concept to manage intermodal transport chains with inland navigation as core transport mode<BR>- set up and run highly integrated logistic networks and operational platforms to enlarge the current range of logistic services<BR>- integrate advanced traffic and transport management systems<BR>- introduce new systems and technologies in the area of data exchange and communication<BR>- create independent logistic information and communication services<BR>- stimulate the extension of waterway transport relations to port hinterland and combined cargo<BR>- improve the efficiency of Danube transport which shall contribute to the development of the Danube waterway as a backbone for European transport, promoting the sustainable integration of the accession countries into the European Union <P></P>(TL: Work package leader of WP 5700: "socio-economic evaluation")


Abstract (English)

The overall objective of ALSO DANUBE is to increase significantly the use of inland waterway as a key mode within intermodal door-to-door transport chains focusing on the Danube axis. Therefore, ALSO DANUBE aims to:<P></P>- develop and implement an advanced European concept to manage intermodal transport chains with inland navigation as core transport mode<BR>- set up and run highly integrated logistic networks and operational platforms to enlarge the current range of logistic services<BR>- integrate advanced traffic and transport management systems<BR>- introduce new systems and technologies in the area of data exchange and communication<BR>- create independent logistic information and communication services<BR>- stimulate the extension of waterway transport relations to port hinterland and combined cargo<BR>- improve the efficiency of Danube transport which shall contribute to the development of the Danube waterway as a backbone for European transport, promoting the sustainable integration of the accession countries into the European Union <P></P>(TL: Work package leader of WP 5700: "socio-economic evaluation")

Publications

Classification

  • 5332 Transport economics (Details)

Expertise

  • inland watertransport
  • logistics
  • danube