February 17, 2022
ALICE is a non-for-profit industry led association based in Brussels with 160+ members reaching the full stakeholders’ groups within freight transport, logistics and supply chain. ALICE is the alliance of European leading companies and experts in implementing logistics and supply chain innovation and develops a comprehensive strategy for research, innovation and market deployment of logistics and supply chain management innovation in Europe. ALICE vision is to support an affordable logistics transition towards zero emissions.
Logistics, from global to urban, will evolve to an open system of systems, enabling assets and resources in logistics networks to be interconnected facilitating their use to the maximum capacity and productivity while increasing agility and resilience of supply chains. We call this the Physical Internet (PI). ALICE develops new concepts, manages knowledge generated in EU projects and initiatives, creating a framework of collaboration within its membership. ALICE influences European strategies and policies of governments, companies and academia to support this vision and paths. ALICE supports, assists, and advises the European Commission into the definition and implementation of the EU Program for research: Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe in Logistics.
Role in PIONEERS:
ALICE main involvement in the project will be the facilitation of cross-cooperation activities between sister projects, facilitating community building and supporting dissemination and communication activities. ALICE will also participate in gathering results of relevant projects and initiatives and experiences as well as the definition of scenarios and use cases.