Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, pointed out the importance and benefits of enterprise collaboration and enterprise interoperability services in logistics sector by presenting the LODER case in FP7 COIN project in III. Informatics in Logistics Symposium was held on 19 April 2011.
The Third Informatics in Logistics Symposium was held at Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey on 19 April 2011. The symposium was organized by Kadir Has University, Turkey Informatics Association and Logistics Association of Turkey (LODER). The aim of the symposium was to provide the understanding of the term of the informatics for logistics in strategic institutional competition and examples of the methods of informatics with the speeches of the experienced experts who have managed several projects in this area. The perspectives of the business environment, academicians and NGOs for the Logistics Informatics Management which is the rising trend in ICT age were handled in the symposium.
In this respect, Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, presented the LODER pilot cases in the COIN EEU project (Collaboration and Interoperability for Networked Enterprises in an Enlarged European Union), which is a sub-project of COIN -one of the biggest FP7 EU projects with the project budget of 14 million Euros and 21 partners, in order to emphasize the importance of informatics and enterprise collaboration and enterprise interoperability services in Logistics. LODER is one of the six different pilots in the project and tests and implements the Enterprise Collaboration (EC) and Enterprise Interoperability (EI) Services developed in COIN Project for the business scenarios defined in logistics sector. The objective of this scenario is to increase the customer services to the highest level by decreasing the logistics costs. In this respect LODER defined 6 use cases from a general supply chain process in Logistics sector and especially focused on the following use cases; Project Management, Receiving the order of the client, Loading the vehicles and vehicles depart from the client and Unloading the vehicles in the delivery place and reporting to the client where the problems are mostly seen and time consuming and high logistics cost occur. According to the use cases, the requirements for the test and implementation of the EI and EC services, which are expected to solve the problems, were defined. Arsan pointed out the importance and benefits of enterprise collaboration and enterprise interoperability services in logistics sector by presenting the LODER case in COIN project.
Following subjects were also presented and discussed in the symposium: ‘Logistics for Smart Cities ‘ by Fatih Dereli, Business Development Manager of BELBIM; ‘IT Cities’ by Prof. Dr. Gulcin Buyukozkan, Vice-president of LODER; ‘IT Solutions in Logistics and Supply Chain’ by Osman Circi, LODER Board Member; ‘Analytical Processes for Logistics Management in World-Class’ by Tolga Yanasik, General Manager of DIJITALIS Software and Consultancy Ltd.; ‘Supply Chain Management Solutions’ by Omer Bakkalbasi, General Manager of SOLVOYO Software R&D Ltd.; ‘ IBM Outsourcing and SAP Logisitics Sector by Bingul Asal, Business Development Manager of IBM and Hakan Yakici, Manager of SAP Logistics Sector Solutions; ‘Communication Solutions in Logistics and Supply Chain’ by Levent Karadag, Chair of the Board of TBD Istanbul; ‘Smart Transportation Systems’ by Dr. Ahmet Akbas, Yalova University; ‘Track and Trace System Solutions’ by Deniz Tiryakioglu, General Manager of DT MOBIL.