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GEFCO: Fuel Consumption Reduction

GEFCO

We are interested in innovative solutions that potentially can help GEFCO to reduce the fuel consumption of our truck fleets.

ABOUT GEFCO GROUP

GEFCO Group is a world expert in supply-chain solutions and the European leader in automotive logistics.
Serving 10+ industries, GEFCO offers fully integrated services and a truly global, multimodal network. We design smart, flexible supply-chain solutions for each and every client need.
Our goal is to play an innovative and influential role in supply-chain transformation to help customers meet their evolving technological, social and environmental challenges.

Leader in industrial sectors
- 70 years of experience in industry sector
- N° 1 in Europe for automotive logistics
- €4.6 billion turnover in 2018
- More than 300 locations worldwide, present in 47 countries
- 15,000 employees
- 90 nationalities · 

ABOUT THIS CALL

Fuel consumption represents an important part of our company’s expenditure (up to 25% from transportation costs).
We are interested in innovative solutions that potentially can help GEFCO to reduce the fuel consumption of our truck fleets.

CALL FOR INNOVATION

The Group is looking for innovative and operational solutions to reduce the truck fuel consumption. The proposed solutions should follow the next categories:

> Technical solutions for trucks improvements (engine efficiency, transmission...)
> Aerodynamics, air handling improvements and rolling resistance 
> Vehicle usage patterns (eco-driving and predictive cruise control) 
> Hybridisation and alternative fuel use
> Others

The solution must be quickly operational and the technology has to be in a pre- or commercial stage and already tested by customers with proven results.

Clôture :

24.02.2020

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Inscription et calendrier

  • 3rd of February: Start of the candidatures 
  • 24th of February: End of the candidatures 
  • 24th February – 6th of March: Analysis and selection of the projects
  •  End of March: Meeting day with selected projects and pitch of the selected start-ups during a Bootcamp. At the end of the Bootcamp, the jury will decide on solution / solutions that will be tested with our company. 
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