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30 March, 2018

Big Data to make car fleets safer, more efficient and more eco-friendly

The concept of connected cars is already here! A few years ago the idea seemed almost impossible yet now it is entering the market in full force. New vehicles are being equipped with systems that connect a car to the driver’s smartphone, which then becomes a black box for driving habits based on large am...
14 March, 2018

Predicting the future in logistics hubs enhances operational decision-making

The flow of goods is increasing worldwide, and transport hubs such as duisport – the world’s largest inland port – are finding it challenging to keep pace with growing trade volumes. Photo: © duisport/Frank Reinhold
5 February, 2018

Big Data to tackle urban freight delivery challenge

The quick rise of e-commerce and the urban population growth are causing many freight delivery challenges for cities. Luckily, an enterprising pilot project in the Spanish city of Valladolid could lead to a new model to help European cities reduce traffic arising from delivery trucks.
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22 December, 2017


The TransformingTransport project has taken on the challenge to demonstrate in detail how Big Data will transform the mobility and logistics sector. The project is validating the technical and economic viability of Big Data solutions to reshape transport processes and services that can potentially increa...
28 September, 2017

Big Data unlocks the logistics challenge by analysing social media

More people than ever before are shopping online, a phenomenon which plays an important role in radically enlarging the customer base for retailers and fostering competitiveness like never before. Industry, businesses, delivery companies, transport companies and retailers can all benefit from this growin...
18 September, 2017

Enhancing online shopping through big data

E-commerce is on the rise, and economic competitiveness can grow if the process is streamlined. One way of achieving this is by analysing the huge volumes of data, i.e. Big Data, that come from different electronic sources such as online sales, delivery records, customer reviews, spending habits, social ...