Mers: PCS and blockchain for value-added services in the hinterland
The Mers project consisted of experimenting with the use of blockchain technology to strengthen the logistics chain of the Mediterranean-Rhône-Saône port and logistics hub by integrating it into the Ci5 Port Community System. In partnership with KeeeX and Buyco, MGI has brought its expertise in connecting logistics players, and optimising and tracking goods flows through Ci5.
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MGI carried out developments to integrate Keeex's blockchain solutions to improve collaboration between pre/post-haulage players by structuring, optimising and securing their exchanges, with a particular focus on sustainable transport, especially rail and river transport. Thus it has been demonstrated through pilot operations that a blockchain approach, which complements Ci5's transactional or EDI offerings with a hybrid solution that organises exchanges and integrates them without intruding into the processes of future users, provides a solution to the operational and administrative problems encountered by the various players along the route.
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Connecting logistics players, optimising and tracking goods flows through Ci5.
Better sharing of logistical information with shippers and carriers during the transit of goods to a port terminal
Securing the information that is shared to ensure its reliability.
Strengthening the logistics chain of the Mediterranean-Rhône-Saône port and logistics hub to increase the competitiveness of the ports of Marseille-Fos, Sète and Toulon.
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Over 20 years of experience in national and international R&D projects in the area of goods transportation. Innovation is at the heart of our DNA. Our Research and Development department integrates new technologies and transforms continuous change into an opportunity: the creation of new products and services to bring you even better performance. Big data, IoT, artificial intelligence, smart containers, smart cargo and blockchain are all technologies that we integrate into our innovative processes.
Strengthening EDI connections
"The relationship between Geodis and MGI goes back a long way. We have been able to establish a close collaboration not only on national territory but on all the sites where MGI is present. Our collaboration has highlighted the value of digitalisation and has strengthened the EDI connections with many of our customers."
Competence, availability and reactivity are the main qualities of this dynamic team
"I appealed to our partner MGI when setting up an EDI interface between the CI5 portal and our TMS tool dedicated to forwarding. At all stages of this project, from the initial study through to quotation, implementation, development, improvements and amendments, I received great support from the MGI teams, both in terms of the business relationship and technical support. Competence, availability and reactivity are the main qualities of this dynamic team that come to mind. My most demanding requests were heard and analysed, and alternative solutions were proposed if technical constraints were too great. We will undoubtedly have other projects in the future, given the preponderance of inter-system exchanges in today's world and their undeniable contribution to productivity in our industry. And I am confident that I can once again rely on this indispensable partner with peace of mind."
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Greater flexibility in hazardous declarations
"For more than 35 years in Marseille, MGI has been a key player in the transport of goods. As a freight forwarder and with an average of 9,000 TEU per year leaving our Port St Louis du Rhône site, it is impossible for us not to work with their CI5 software. In the transit for about fifteen years, I knew its predecessor AP+. Although already very powerful, the arrival of CI5 made it possible to move up a gear in the declaration of our containers. It is much more fun and easy to use because it is very intuitive. It also offers us greater flexibility in terms of dangerous declarations, for example. To sum up, CI5 has made our daily lives easier since its arrival."
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