GoodsTag applied for participation at the Smart Service World 2 with the SMile project draft (Smart Last-Mile Logistics in urban and rural areas). Today, the GoodsTag consortium received the unanimous recommendation of the Federal Ministry of Economics and will now apply for funding.
Alongside consortium leader Goodstag, project partners include HPI, GS1 Germany, the University of Leipzig, and Parcelbox. The SMile project seeks to use innovative crowd logistics and sharing concepts to enable flexible and customer-friendly last-mile delivery processing.
The technology program ‘Smart Service World II – New Application Areas for Digital Services and Platforms’ is part of the Digitalisation Action Program of the BMWi. It was presented in November 2016 at the high-level conference ‘Digital Transformation.’ The Smart Service World II extends the current technology program ‘Smart Service World – Internet based services for the economy’ with previously underrepresented application fields. The technology program runs from 2017 to 2021 and is funded by the BMWi with up to 50 million euros.