UIC/CCTT International Seminar “From Electronic Seals to Smart Containers” 29.04.2019 14:37
On April 24, 2019, an international seminar “From electronic seals to smart containers” was held in Paris under the joint organization of the International Union of Railways (UIC) and the Coordinating Council on Trans-Siberian Transportation (CCTT). Participation in the seminar was taken by manufacturers of electronic locking and sealing devices of Russia, China, Belarus and Kazakhstan, representatives of the World Customs Organization, the Federal Customs Service of Russia, railway and carrier companies, as well as representatives of international organizations.
The seminar addressed issues related to the development of Eurasian freight traffic, the existing container train routes in connection with China - Europe, as well as the requirements for modern IT solutions in terms of the development of the transportation process. Manufacturers of seals and developers of modern IT technologies made presentations on their products. A separate section of the seminar was a discussion of the existing problems at the railway border crossings and in terms of organizing pilot shipments using electronic locking and sealing devices.
At the end of the seminar, the required joint actions and further steps for the development of electronic locking seals and “SMART container” technologies were indicated.