August 2013

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The Ecologistics project is moving toward its second step related to identify the needs of SMEs towards ICT tools in their supply chain.

To fulfill this task, interviews have been started in Luxembourg and North West Europe by the project members. These interviews will complete the first data collection performed via a survey campaign:
Login : company
Password : survey
This survey is completely anonymous.
If you are interested to pursue the discussion, do not hesitate to contact us by email:

Once the data from surveys and interviews analyzed, a national workshop will be held in each involved country in order to go further on the “hot topics”.

The first national workshop will be organized by Tudor, the 29th October 2013.

Lifelong learning - Master in Supply Chain Management - Starts October 18, 2013

Objective: This Master aims to train managers or future manager in dealing with a logistics team as well as using concepts, methods and tools related to organising and optimising a supply chain.

Planning: Courses take place over two academic years, on Friday evenings and on Saturday. No classes are held during the Luxembourg school holidays.

For more information:

Contact: Caroline Morilhat - - +352 42 59 91 - 6325


By understanding and evaluating trends and early indicators, Luxembourg’s Research initiatives help to develop innovative projects in the field of Logistics that have a real impact on the country’s growth and competitiveness.
In this context, the Public Research Centre Henri Tudor in partnership with Luxinnovation and the Cluster for Logistics organize the first logistics innovation conference.
The targets are to gather logistics operators, industrials and researchers on one day to facilitate the communication and the exchange of innovative ideas and concepts inside logistics.
The conference will focus on two main subjects:
-        Innovation in logistics through enhanced ICT tools
-        Innovative urban logistics concepts

October 10th 2013, from 10 am till 5 pm

Centre de Recherche Henri Tudor
29, avenue J-F Kennedy
L- 1855 Luxembourg

More information and program


1. RFID – how it works ?

To the flash movie

2. Pharmaceutical tracking via the epc network.

The presentation

3. Bürobedarfsversender kommissioniert intelligent und papierlos

Dematic: Produktivität mit Pick-by-Voice verdoppelt

4. Enhancing Information Flow in a Retail Supply Chain Using RFID and the EPC Network: A Proof-of-Concept Approach


5. EPC, le réseau de traçabilité des objets

Grâce au standard EPC, le système d'information suivra les objets physiques marqués avec une étiquette RFID tout au long de la chaîne logistique.

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6. Lebensmitteltransparenz: Ein Plus für Verbraucher

Ende 2014 tritt die Lebensmittelinformations-Verordnung in Kraft. Umstellen ist angesagt bei Produktetikettierung und im Onlinehandel.

7. RFID boosts Medical equipment

Addenbrooke's has nearly doubled its use of medical equipment, as well as reducing labor costs, by employing an active RFID system from to track tagged items via fixed portals and handheld readers.

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8. RFID Sharpens Worker Accountability at Meat-Processing Plants

Several companies have adopted an RFID solution from German cutlery manufacturer Friedr. Dick that tracks the location of each knife, as well as the worker to whom it is assigned.
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9. How the epc network will automate the supply chain

With the new EPC™ Network, computers will be able to “see” physical objects, allowing manufacturers to track and trace items automatically throughout the supply chain. This technology will revolutionize the way we manufacture, sell and buy products. Here’s how it works:
Graphical representation
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