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TRDE20201126001

Smart logistics tool sought by large German chemical company to optimise truck traffic on-site

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ABSTRACT

A German multinational chemical company is looking for a smart logistics tool to optimise the truck traffic on-site through digital signage or comparable features. The tool
should help incoming trucks to find their way to loading and unloading places and to exit the premises more easily. Desired advantages are a more efficient and digitized on-site traffic management leading to time and cost savings. Commercial agreements with technical assistance or license agreements are sought.


FULL DESCRIPTION

The technology is sought by the logistics department of a German company subdivision for coatings and surface solutions.

It is looking for a smart tool helping and guiding trucks or guests through the company’s site. The solution sought should use digital smart signs, for example centrally managed digital displays or comparable technological solutions for providing wayfinding support. The company is open for different technological approaches. The tool sought should include agile response to incoming trucks, smart reaction regarding the best steering through the site to loading and unloading places and the way out.

The technology sought shall replace or complement an analog sign system in combination with an existing Global Positioning navigation system (GPS).

The desired advantages by implementing such a smart tool are a more efficient on-site traffic leading to time and cost savings.

The company is a world leading supplier for chemical surface treatment solutions. Its main products are vehicle and car repair paints, architectural coatings and applied surface technology for metal, plastic and glass substrates for numerous industries. The subdivision is part of a multinational company group active globally.

The German company offers commercial agreements with technical assistance to companies providing IT logistic solutions.
It should have a profound knowledge of industrial logistics and enough experience to execute projects with large, international partners. The tool offered should be implemented by transferring the technology and if necessary adjusting it to the concrete needs of the German company. The partner sought is expected to provide the technology and help with the implementation and if necessary adjustment to individual needs of the German company.

A cooperation within the framework of a license agreement is also conceivable. In this case, close cooperation is expected in order to implement the technical features in detail.


Partner expertise sought:

- Type of partner sought: The partner sought should have a profound knowledge of industrial logistics and enough experience to execute the above mentioned project with a large, international partner.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: The German company offers commercial agreements with technical assistance to companies providing IT logistic solutions.
It should have a profound knowledge of industrial logistics and enough experience to execute projects with large, international partners. The tool offered should be implemented by transferring the technology and if necessary adjusting it to the concrete needs of the German company. The partner sought is expected to provide the technology and help with the implementation and if necessary adjustment to individual needs of the German company.

A cooperation within the framework of a license agreement is also conceivable. In this case, close cooperation is expected in order to implement the technical features in detail.


Development Stage:

Field tested/evaluated - The sought solution should be either already available on the market or proven via a functioning prototype close to market entry (80%).

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KEY INFORMATION

Country of origin
GERMANY
Profile date
01/12/2020
Deadline
02/12/2021

PARTNERSHIP(S) SOUGHT

License agreement Commercial agreement with technical assistance

CLASSIFICATIONS

INDUSTRY SECTORS
Industrial Manufacture \ Transport & Logistics \ Chemistry & Chemical Engineering \ Engineering \ Multimedia, Digital Content and Gaming \ Drug Discovery and Drug Development \ Diagnostics
TECHNOLOGY KEYWORDS
ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS / IT and Telematics Applications / Applications for Transport and Logistics / INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING, MATERIAL AND TRANSPORT / Process control and logistics / Process automation / INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING, MATERIAL AND TRANSPORT / Transport Infrastructure / Logistics / INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING, MATERIAL AND TRANSPORT / Transport Infrastructure / Traffic Engineering / Control Systems / INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING, MATERIAL AND TRANSPORT / Transport and Shipping Technologies / Lighting and signalling system
COMMERCIAL KEYWORDS
Manufacture of refined petroleum products / Manufacture of other inorganic basic chemicals / Manufacture of plastics in primary forms / Manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar coatings, printing ink and mastics / Research and experimental development on biotechnology
MARKET KEYWORDS
COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Manufacturing/industrial software / COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Software services / COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Programming services/systems engineering / INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS / Industrial Automation / Process control equipment and systems / INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS / Industrial Services

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Contact Enterprise Europe Network Scotland by email at info@enterprise-europe-scotland.com, quoting reference number TRDE20201126001