Promote innovative intermodal freight transport (PROMIT)

Promote innovative intermodal freight transport (PROMIT)

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Customer: EU

Duration: March 2006 – February 2009

PROMIT is a European Coordination Action (CA) for intermodal freight transport funded by the European Commission, under the 6th Framework Programme. PROMIT is initiating, facilitating and supporting the coordination and cooperation of national and European initiatives, projects, promotion centres, technology providers, research institutes and user groups related to this most complex transport form. The strategic PROMIT objective is to contribute to a faster improvement and implementation of intermodal transport technologies and procedures and to help promoting intermodal logistics and mode shift by creating awareness on innovations, best practices and intermodal transport opportunities for potential users as well as for politicians and for the research community. PROMIT will raise synergies in the European intermodal community and contribute to policy initiatives on national and European level supporting the shift of transports from road to Intermodal transport modes.

Role of TREDIT:
– Cluster 3 responsible: Information and Communication Technology, aiming to establish and unify the technologies deployed at intermodal freight terminals and networks – Participation on the WPs related to the promotion of best practices and development of a common strategic framework in the European intermodal transport domain