Based on the German model, Research Institute for Smart Integrated Logistics (SIL) is the first such initiative in Pakistan to holistically address integrated logistics topics through applied research and living labs at the industry. SIL aims to address challenges and provide solutions for the immediate benefit for companies and networks. Tailored interdisciplinary teams deliver cross-industry and customer-specific Logistics Research and further support in delivering Strategies, Planning, Management and Execution solutions. The initial cross-domain focus areas are CPEC and Beyond. Multimodal Logistics Harmonization (Rail, Road, Air and Sea), Maritime Logistics and Services Excellence, Industrial & Defense Supply Chain Management and Integrated Industrial Zones. Further domains under SIL include, supply network design, fleet management, materials handling, warehouse management, simulation supported business, traffic systems, intelligent logistics, infrastructure logistics, green logistics and digital logistics. Made-to-measure teams create cross industry and customer-specific solutions in the area of Smart Integrated Logistics. SIL has 20 direct staff, and for interdisciplinary projects, the Institute can draw a large number, about 16,000 staff, from affiliated local (Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Gwadar) and an extended international network of collaborating institutes in Europe, Americas, Australia and Africa.