Standards adoption for intermodal data communications between various modes of transport and interoperability through the cooperation of the standards organisations will help facilitate and enhance future international trade. A new article on " Intermodal Supply Chain Facilitation through Adoption and Implementation of International Communications Standards” by @Hanane Becha, @Todd Frazier, @Rudy Hemeleers, @Steen Erik Larsen, @Bertrand Minary, @Henk Mulder, @André Simha, and @Jaco Voorspuij provides some thoughts into this
The 5-year EU funded FEDeRATED consortium has publised the first version of its Master Plan. 51Biz is the only Luxembourg based company participating as a partner and beneficiary of the EU funded CEF consortium that has to goal to implement and test the EU Federated architecture that has is being defined by the Digital Transport and Logistics Forum (DTLF)
During the UN/CEFACT forum, we launched the initiative to create an e-CMR follow-up project for which the scope will be finetuned during 2020Q1 in close collaboration with the DTFL SG EUTDM (EU Transport Data Model) team, FEDeRATED consortium (IATA OneRecord) and GS1.
The scope would include the extension of the e-CMR towards a global "One Dataset for road transport" and the definition of an API (Application Programming Interface). The extension will also support new B2A extensions, including the data elements required for the implementation of the EU eFTI directive.
The presentation "Rising service levels through innovation: “Promising” technological breakthroughs?" illustrates the opportunity to share data, 50-70% captured at source, with multiple cargo communities and single window environments.
A reference trade lane between Latin America and Europe explains how data can be shared between commercial, transport and government related "document outputs".