The idea of building a digital ecosystem originated from essenscia back in 2015 where the concept of an electronic ETFCO Cleaning Document or eECD was brought forward as first digital Use Case. This idea got further turned into a pilot concept during 2016 and at the start of 2017 a formal company ecosystem and project team was built where ECTA was leading the project coordination in close cooperation with essenscia and EFTCO. After selection of a data sharing platform, the project funds got secured and ecosystem business model got finalized. This all led to the start up of the ECLIC vzw, who will further coordinate the ICT applications, the data sharing rules and policies and any new Use Cases across the chemical logistics community.
On March 16th, 2018 The European Chemical Logistics Information Council abbreviated "ECLIC“, was founded by 3 associations who gathered and released the required funds:
The “European Chemical Logistics Information Council" abbreviated "ECLIC“ consists of the following
Building a state-of-art data sharing platform requires state-of-art IT solution partners working in harmony with the ECLIC subscribed companies and co-creation teams
While every company can directly connect via the Open ECLIC API’s to the digital collaboration platform, here a non-exhaustive list of the 3rd party software companies who co-offer the eECD- eECO-ePPL solutions to their customers.