The way physical objects are transported, handled, stored and offered worldwide still offers much room for improvement from the point of view of economic, ecological as well as social sustainability.
In the Modulushca project, the Chair of Logistics at TU Berlin is working in an international consortium with partners from Europe, North America and the "Physical Internet Initiative" to contribute to the development of a closely interconnected logistics network at European level, modelled on the Internet.
The goal is to develop standardised modular container units for (co-)modal material flows of the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) market on an operational level. These units should support the realisation of a networked logistics system to significantly increase operational efficiency.
Within Modulushca, the focus is on five fields of activity
For the requirements within the Modulushca project, the following should be
At the end of the project, there will be a roadmap for a holistic networked logistics system for the year 2030 that integrates the needs of digital, physical and operational networking of market players and infrastructures of the FMCG market.