BESTFACT Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder The objective of BESTFACT is to develop, disseminate and enhance the use of best practices and innovations in freight logistics that contribute to meeting European transport policy objectives with regard to competitiveness and environmental impact.
CAPACITY4RAIL Project Leader(s): Dr. Dewan Islam CAPACITY4RAIL aims to answer the problem of how to obtain an affordable, adaptable, automated, resilient and high-capacity railway in the future.
D-Rail Project Leader(s): Prof. Mark Robinson and Dr. Cristian Ulianov D-Rail will focus on freight traffic, identifying root causes of derailment of particular significance to freight vehicles.
e-Freight Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder Development of interoperable ICT technologies for freight management.
Novelog Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder To enable knowledge and understanding of urban freight distribution and service trips in order for cities to implement effective and sustainable policies and measures and facilitate stakeholder collaboration for sustainable city logistics.
RailNewcastle Project Leader(s): Dr. Marin Marinov RailNewcastle developed, organised and conducted a three week intensive summer school in railway logistics held at Newcastle University in 2012, 2013 and 2014
Smartfusion Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder Smartfusion will demonstrate smart urban freight solutions in urban-interurban supply chains.
SMARTSET Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder SMARTSET is a project that addresses the need to create and showcase new and innovative solutions for improving the attractiveness of freight terminals.
SPECTRUM Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder Designed to help rail freight rise to the challenge of availability and reliability, as well as complying with other market demands in particular the time sensitive delivery of lower density and higher value goods.
SUSTRAIL Project Leader(s): Dr. Francis Franklin The purpose of the SUSTRAIL project is to contribute to the rail freight system to allow it to regain position and market.