A Novel Toolkit for the Development of E-Freight in Europe
This paper shows the results of the first year of activities of a project named E-IMPACT, founded in the framework
of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) and aiming at fostering the implementation of e-Freight through a series of studies
including the development and the adoption of an e-Freight Toolkit. Main concepts of e-freight are introduced in the paper as
well as standardization and policy issues related to the use of aCommon Framework for Information and Communication
Systems in Transport and Logistics in Europe. The main components of the developed tool are illustrated and first
achievements of the project are described.
Index Terms—E-Freight, TEN-T, transport, digital services.