Logistics of the future - Physical Internet and its practicality

Maria Matusiewicz

Abstract

The Internet has revolutionized the way we communicate and trade on a global scale. The Internet of Things makes objects and devices that we use every day—from interior design (home appliances) to sensors in infrastructure (bridges, roads, buildings)—more efficient by enabling them to transmit data and connecting them in the cloud. The next stage is the Physical Internet (PI), which heralds the adoption of technology and methodology of Digital Internet to the real (physical) world. Physical Internet pushes boundaries for research and practice, and its goal is to optimize logistics processes to create more efficient and sustainable supply chains. The article points to the chances that the Physical Internet brings to the logistics efficiency from an EU perspective. The article describes the formal EU preparation for the PI concept as well as the selected first projects, ventures, and tools that already function as prototypes of the PI concept.
Author Maria Matusiewicz (FE/DTP)
Maria Matusiewicz,,
- Department of Transportation Policy
Journal seriesTransportation Journal, ISSN 0041-1612, e-ISSN 2157-328X, (N/A 70 pkt)
Issue year2020
Vol59
No2
Pages200-214
Publication size in sheets0.70
Keywords in Polishfizyczny internet, logistyka przyszłości
Keywords in Englishlogistics, city logistics, physical internet, logistics of future, Internet of Things, Automation
ASJC Classification3313 Transportation
DOIDOI:10.5325/transportationj.59.2.0200
URL https://muse.jhu.edu/article/753994/pdf
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)70
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 70.0, 07-06-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.602; WoS Impact Factor: 2017 = 1.686 (2) - 2017=1.071 (5)
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