London, 9-11 July 2019

The future of the global freight and logistics industry was discussed at the IPIC conference in London during three days in early July 2019.  The aim of the conference was to provide stakeholders and governments an open platform to discuss concepts, methodologies, innovative projects, technological initiatives with respect to Physical Internet.  â€‹

Conference topics included interconnected logistics, cross-chain control, synchro modal transportation, open logistics networks, systems & technologies for interconnected logistics, supply chain coordination & collaboration, and urban freight transport and logistics. Through these areas IPIC touched on new areas such as automated transport, robotics, artificial intelligence, internet of things and blockchain.

The Physical Internet represents a huge opportunity for the transport and logistics sector to improve efficiency and sustainability through connected, interoperable and shared used of resources and assets on a massive scale.