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A Dutch transport company is looking for a conclusive system to check, scan and control what is loaded in ferry trailers

Status: Idea
Creation date: 13-01-2023

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Short summary This young Dutch company based in the Rottterdam area is specialised in transport between UK and EU. To ensure the content of the load the company is looking for a system that proves what and how much is loaded in the ferry trailers. Therefore the company is looking for partners that offer solutions in the framework of a commercial agreement with technical assistance or a research and development agreement.

Full description This Young Dutch transport company based in the Rotterdam area (The Netherlands) is specialized in transport between UK and EU. As forwarder the company is often not allowed to be present during loading sp the driver can only check the load afterwards. Depending on the driver and on the load it’s not always checked properly so the company sometimes end up with more or less load than on the original order. Since they are shipping to England (non-EU) this can become a problem if they have for example an additional pallet in the trailer with goods that are not on the documents. Therefore they are now looking for a smart solution to scan, check and control the inside of the trailer so they know that if we have to load the right amount of pallets pallets according to the order and that they are loaded in the trailer. This solution has to be smart, connected and cost-efficient and has to be installed in all trailers (80) of this transport company . IMPORTANT NOTE: This technology request is part of an innovation challenge and is published on an open innovation platform from the 9th of January and will close on the 6th of February 2023. If an organization does express interest in collaboration with this company before closing date, it will be guided through this open innovation platform and will be introduced to its moderator and the company’s experts. Mind that posts on this platform are not confidential. Next step is that the company will select the SMEs with whom they would like to cooperate in the development of the solution.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought Technology Readiness Level: The challenger is open for all kinds of ideas . (TRL 1-9) The requested solution comprises an creative and sustainable approach and can be a mix of a variety of expertise's: - ICT skills - Product development - Technology - AI development (useful) - Innovations
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